ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

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I know that this vegetable, like beets, can have a similar effect on folks. They either love them or they hate them. That seems to be how it is in my house. Jason and Jack will not touch them! However, I could eat them every day. I didn't start eating brussels sprouts until I was an adult. Luckily, I was never exposed to the dreaded boiled brussels sprout until I ordered it once in a restaurant and wondered why on earth would anyone want to eat that!  My favorite way to eat them is roasted. Super simple and vey flavorful. Brussels sprouts is a member of the cruciferous vegetables that every health expert on the planet is always trying to get us to eat. This is for good reason! Brussels…
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Roasted Garlic

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Growing up in Denver we often went to a local restaurant, The Saucy Noodle, for dinner.  Walking in, one of the first things you were meant to notice was printed on the back wall,  - If you don’t like garlic, go home! It was one of my favorite places to go. Mostly because of the garlic.  At home, however, we never ate much garlic and it didn’t help that I went on to marry a man that hated garlic. Luckily, while I was pregnant with my son I took my first cooking class. A wonderful experience that sent me on the way to cooking for my family and  incorporating garlic into our daily diet. It turns out adding just this little, but highly nuturious, vegetable to our diet can have…
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