Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries Recipe

A very tasty vegan recipe filled with superfoods is delicious too.

This roasted Brussels sprouts dish is exceptionally tasty, fit for a celebration meal. Roasting the Brussel sprouts till crisp takes away the sulfur odor and taste. Adding the cranberries and pecans takes it to a whole other level for a special meal.

Find out more about the healthy ingredients I use for this recipe:

Tart little cranberries are a powerful fruit packed with surprising health benefits. They are one of the special superfoods that are good for the heart and teeth and help protect you from cancers.
“Scientists are consistently exploring new ways that cranberries may impact and influence human health. With a database of over 600 studies and growing, The Cranberry Institute’s Health Research Library collects and collates research abstracts.” ~ Cranberry Institute.

Brussels Sprouts – If you’ve already decided you don’t like Brussels sprouts, it’s probably because at some point in your life someone served you somewhere their tasty, nutty, sweet flavor was boiled away. When you learn how to cook them properly, you may find them totally yummy!

Coconut oil: Coconut oil once thought as a heart disease-causing saturated fat is now been proclaimed ‘the healthiest oil on earth. Learn about this healthy oil.

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Pecans are gourmet nuts with a delicious buttery taste and not just in a pecan pie. Also, pecans have an abundance of health benefits making them a great superfood addition to our meals and even our snacks!

Lemons’ health benefits are immense.  To begin they are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming superfoods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Also, they are full of many health benefits.

Himalayan Salt – salt that is actually healthy for you!

Baked Brussel Sprouts

Now time to get in the kitchen and make your baked Brussel sprouts for dinner.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries

This roasted Brussels sprouts dish is exceptionally tasty, fit for a celebration meal. Roasting the Brussel sprouts till crisp takes away the sulfur odor and taste. Adding the cranberries and pecans takes it to a whole other level for a special meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword brussels sprouts, cranberries, pecans
Servings 3
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • few sprigs fresh rosemary optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375° F.
  • Wash and trim the ends from the Brussels sprouts. Remove dark outer leaves and cut them in half.
  • Melt coconut oil, putting half in baking dish.
  • Place the Brussels sprouts in a baking dish and sprinkle coconut oil and salt.
  • Bake them, cut side down, for 18 minutes.
  • Remove them from the oven, mix in cranberries.
  • Top them with pecans and a few sprigs of rosemary.
  • Bake for an additional 12 minutes.
  • Place the roasted Brussels sprouts mixture in a bowl, and top with lemon juice.
  • Serve your delicious roasted Brussel sprouts with your meal.

Notes

More Tasty Recipes with Brussel Sprouts or Cranberries

 Brussels Sprouts SaladEasy and delicious! This is a very easy salad to make and highly nutritious. 

 Cranberry Sauce Sugar-free Recipe That Is Healthy – Enjoy all the goodness and health benefits with this sauce.  Here is my version of the popular Cranberry Sauce without any sugar which is no easy thing when it comes to cranberries as they are so tart.

 Cranberry Ginger Bars – This is a tasty treat that is easy to make and filled with healthy ingredients.  These cranberry ginger bars are a very tasty combination of cranberries and ginger! I like anything with ginger but these bars are so good.  Of course, all my recipes have no refined sugar or cane sugar making them very healthy.

 Cranberry Celery Onion Gluten-Free Stuffing– This delicious gluten-free stuffing makes a holiday meal special and memorable. Try this healthy recipe and you will satisfy both the difficult and easy to please!

And a Few More Recipes from The Same Family

 Grain-Free Stuffing Recipe with Cauliflower and Mushrooms – This grain-free stuffing is so delicious that even those who think they have to have a bread stuffing enjoy it. This recipe is good for gluten-free eaters and for the paleo diet too.

 Braised Kale is Delicious for Dinner – Kale braised for an addition to a meal is so good. Apart from making a dish on its own as in my recipe below, I put kale in soups and stir-fries.

 Broccoli Rice Salad– A filling and healthy salad that is easy to make.

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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