Our functional medicine crew loves this Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe. It’s no surprise that Brussels Sprouts have grown to be a foodie’s favorite. This super food is rich in valuable nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, maganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, choline, copper, vitamin B1, potassium, phosphorus, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients:RECIPE | Roasted Brussels Sprouts
1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp. fine sea salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Additional flavoring options: Lemon zest, garlic, red onions, red pepper flake, ginger, fresh herbs (ie. rosemary, thyme), coconut aminos, fresh squeezed citrus juice, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil

Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss Brussels sprouts with oil, salt, and pepper (plus any additional flavoring options) on a rimmed baking sheet and roast, stirring once or twice, until deep golden brown, crisp outside and tender inside, 30 to 35 minutes. The leaves that are loose will be especially brown and crispy. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

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About Functional Nutrition:
Functional Nutrition is an approach to healthcare that seeks to identify and address the root cause of health concerns, illness and disease. Practitioners of functional nutrition conduct thorough histories and utilize specialized tests in order to understand the unique interactions between a patient’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle factors that influence health. Treatment is individualized and cooperative (both clinician and patient play an active role) and is designed to not just relieve symptoms, but promote and optimize wellness. The goal of our Functional Nutrition program is to assess the root cause of your problems, and then to help affect a sustainable lifestyle change so you can lead a happier healthier life.