This year I am having a very “untraditional” Turkey Day (spending the holiday in Rio de Janeiro with my husband’s fam) so I was sure to make this Roasted Brussel Sprouts + Chopped Radicchio Salad before we left. With Thanksgiving right around the corner I had to share it. Why?? Because it’s filled with healthy veggies (love that), super tasty (also love that), subs in for a colorful yet unique Thanksgiving side (perfect) and I just had to get my Thanksgiving fix in before we were off! It’s a cinch to put together which is a huge plus, especially if you’re hosting dinner on the big day or even in charge of bringing a side.
Do you like healthy snacks that are super easy to make? Perfect, so do I… which is why I LOVE this simple and tasty recipe. When roasted, delicata squash turns into chewy amazing-ness. The flavor is slightly sweet and salty, satisfying that need for a quick and healthy bite. It’s also a great appetizer option that doesn’t add-on a ton of time to your overall menu. I like to pair them with a spicy yogurt aioli, which also takes seconds to whip up. Delicata is a lovely winter squash, one that I try to eat a lot of while they’re in season.
I am always looking for new salad ideas…it has become common practice for me each week to rotate the type of salad greens I use in my kitchen. I like to do this not only to have a healthy balance of greens but I have noticed it also helps maintain different & fresh flavors in my meals. When it’s kales week, this delectable green grape and kale salad is one of my absolute favorites to make. Continue Reading