Brussel Sprouts are so good for you in so many ways, including skin health! They are a great source of Folic Acid which helps to cleanse the skin and clear up acne. Folic acid can also improve and regulate cell metabolism and work jointly with antioxidants to remove toxins from our skin cells and our bodies. So when we came across this yummy recipe for Shredded Brussels Sprouts With Lemon and Poppy Seeds we couldn’t resist passing it along to you! Check it out…
1 lb. brussels sprouts, stem ends trimmed, finely sliced
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
1/4 cup low-sodium chicken stock
Using a vegetable peeler, peel 3 long strips of lemon zest, avoiding white pith. Thinly slice zest; set aside. Squeeze 1 Tbsp. lemon juice and toss with brussels sprouts in a medium bowl.
Heat butter and oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Saute sprouts for 2 minutes, until bright green and tender. Add salt, pepper, garlic, zest, and poppy seeds and cook an additional 2 minutes. Pour in stock and cook 1 minute more.
Source: Whole Living