Bored with your broccoli? Sick of the same old Brussels sprouts? Switch up your side dishes with this delicious recipe for Crazy Coconut Vegetables! We all know that it is important to include a variety of vegetables in your diet. This recipe is a great way to load up on all of the nutrients they have to offer. The added bonus? You get all the amazing health benefits of coconut oil! Did you know that coconut oil is loaded with “good fats” to help give us a natural boost of energy? These same fats also help to promote healthy hormones and cells inside of our bodies. Coconut oil has also been shown to have antibacterial properties, making a good food to include in our diets when we are feeling under the weather. Aside from all of these benefits, it’s just a delicious way to rev-up your recipes, especially if you love a taste of the tropics. Give this recipe a try today. It’s a side dish that your whole family will love.
1 Ib Broccoli Crowns
1 Ib Shiitake Mushrooms
2 C Grape Tomatoes
3 Tbsp. Kelapo Coconut Oil
Sea Salt and Pepper to Taste
Instructions: Wash ingredients thoroughly. Halve the Brussels Sprouts and the Grape Tomatoes. Cut the Broccoli Crowns into bite-sized pieces. Combine ingredients and toss until well mixed. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Roast vegetables for approximately 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Brussels Sprouts should be fork-tender. Serve in small bowls and enjoy!
–Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P.