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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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Pumpkin, Bacon and Brussels Sprout Crostini

Three fall favorites converge atop a creative crostini appetizer. It's a party-proof way to get your veggies and indulge all in the same bite.   YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 pound…

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Brussels Sprout Salad with Parmesan and Walnuts

Eating brussels sproutS can be a little intense. Here's a much lighter way to eat this powerful cruciferous veggie. Cheese and walnuts complement this classic fall side dish, adding cream and crunch! …

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13 Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

  It often seems that Brussels sprouts are more associated with how much people hate them than anything else. And sure, plenty of the biggest veggie lovers out there run the other way at the s…

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Perfect Brussels Sprouts (Recipe)

  Earlier this month, I let you all in on the best Brussels sprouts recipe for people that, well, don't really like them. Since then, I've been a little too obsessed with finding other recipes…

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Sauteed Shredded Brussels Sprouts (Recipe)

  Brussels sprouts seem to have a lot in common with the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield -- they get no respect! Is it America's least favorite vegetable? It sure seems that way. Now, I ge…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad With Almonds & Pecorino

This salad is my new love. We met through our mutual friend, Polly, who brought it to a holiday party I attended recently. I admit that it was not love at first sight. My first impression was "that th…

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Mind-Blowing Brussels Sprouts!

I found this recipe in this “cookbook” that an old friend recommended. The book is Simple Cooking by John Thorne, and it’s the kind of cookbook that you read like a novel. When I read about this Bruss…

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Low-Fat Savory Carrot Tart

I've made a zillion types of savory tarts and quiches. Once, in a pinch, I even threw Brussels sprouts into a quiche--and I've been making that dish ever since. But I have to say, I've never made a ca…

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