Fried Brussel Sprouts with Honey Sriracha Crema and Bacon

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is just a few days away… I can’t wait for all the goodies to devour! This side dish was inspired by a visit I had to BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse a couple months ago with some great friends as we “held court”(Our weekly meet up to catch up on the week and vent!). Brussel sprouts often get a bad wrap, but if they are so good for you! And, if you season and mix them up with just the right ingredients such as bacon, mayo and Sriracha, you can’t go wrong. You deserve a little indulgence if you eat your greens…Try this super easy and delicious recipe for your Christmas dinner!


Health tips: Diabetes-friendly, anti-inflammatory, low carb

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Spicy Garlic Sesame Soba Noodles

As you can tell, I love all types of food, but I’d have to say Asian flavors have to be in my top 3. To me, you can’t go wrong. The flavors are so bold and flavorful. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Plus, you can go so healthy and light with it using all sorts of vegetables, tofu, buckwheat noodles, etc… Oh tofu, that’s a different story for a different blog. It’s hard to believe but I crave tofu often. Anyway…’s my take on a soba noodle stir fry starring one of my favorite ingredients in the whole world, garlic! -Mel

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