Sweet Potato Pasta with Brussel Sprouts

I just love my spiralizer. Today I made Sweet Potato Pasta with Brussel Sprouts and Pistachios.  This sweet potato pasta is super easy to make.  Great for those days when you need to pull something together quickly.  The flavors in this dish were inspired by my maple glazed Brussel sprouts.  Since sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts are my favorite vegetables, I had to put them together.

Sweet Potato Pasta - My Whole Food Life

This sweet potato pasta with Brussel sprouts fits almost every diet.  It’s vegan, gluten free and paleo.  Grain free too.  The pistachios add a little crunch as well as some protein.  I also think this sweet potato pasta would be great with a cashew cream instead of the maple glaze.  I may try that next time.  Dried cranberries or even pomegranate would be a nice addition as well.   If you needed a nut free version, you can easily use pepitas instead of pistachios.

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Quinoa & Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

We are headed to Disney World in a just a couple days.  Eek!  So I have been trying to clean out my fridge.  That is how this Quinoa & Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze came about.  It’s so delicious!  I love when you can make a good meal out of the extras in your fridge.  I think you could probably add many other vegetables to this as well. I think carrots, sweet potato or squash would be great additions as well.  I always keep some kind of cooked grain on hand in the fridge so I can add it to meals throughout the week.   This Quinoa & Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze is gluten free and vegan. 🙂 If you have been wanting to try quinoa, I highly recommend this.  Another favorite quinoa dish of mine is my Quinoa, Tomato and Avocado Salad.  I also use quinoa in breakfast recipes like my Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa.

Quinoa and Brussel Sprouts - My Whole Food Life

Roasting the Brussel sprouts, onions and garlic in the balsamic glaze helps them develop a sweetness that is so yummy!  I added almonds for a nice crunch and an added protein boost.  I wanted to add hazelnuts, but I was out of them.  Honestly, I think just about any nut will do in this recipe.

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Smokey Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

I just love roasted Brussel sprouts.  There was once a time I hated them, but this recipe converted me.  Ever since then, I have been roasting Brussel sprouts any way I can.  This is my latest roasted Brussel sprouts recipe.  This time I added sweet potato.   Another one of my favorites!

roasted brussel sprouts

These Smokey Sweet Potato Brussel Sprouts were seriously amazing you guys!  When I ate them, I also added some pecans and avocado.  So good! I will be making this again for sure.  This recipe would be great as a side dish.  You could also add your favorite protein to make it a complete meal.

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Brussel Sprouts Salad with Orange Ginger Dressing

I have had a love affair with Brussel sprouts lately.  During the winter, I was often eating my maple glazed brussel sprouts, but they are great raw in a salad as well!  I already have on Brussel sprouts salad on the blog.  Now it’s time to add this Brussel sprouts salad with orange ginger dressing to the mix.

Brussel Sprouts Salad with Orange Ginger Dressing - My Whole Food Life

This Brussel sprouts salad is super easy to make and it will make you feel energized!  Love all the flavors in here.

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Brussel Sprouts Salad with Cranberries and Almonds

The other day, we ate at Whole Foods.  I love the selections in their salad bar.  So many items are actually organic now.  Anyway, I had this delicious Brussel sprouts salad.

So I took a picture of the ingredients and tried to re-create a similar dish at home.  My Brussel sprout salad is slightly different.  It is also very tasty!


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Now that the weather is warming up, this Brussel sprouts salad would be perfect to take to a spring party.   Or you could make it for Easter as well.

I have only recently become a fan of Brussel sprouts.  If you are on the fence about them, I highly advise you to try my Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts or my Honey Balsamic Brussel Sprouts.

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