It’s the most wonderful time of year — the holidays! We all have traditions that make the holidays that much more special + something we look forward to. ++ many of those traditions probably involve food — maybe as a family recipe that’s found on the table every year. For many of us, eating healthy during the holidays can have it’s added challenges. Pumpkin pie, gravy, sweet potato casserole — you name it, but there are often very limited healthy options at holiday parties.
Well, who says you can’t change that?! Be #inCHAARG this holiday season + bring your own dish to share! This recipe is incredibly easy + it’s full of those holiday ingredients we all love. Give it a try!
2 cups Brussels Sprouts [halved]
1 cup Butternut Squash [diced]
1 ½ tbsp Crumbled Goat Cheese
⅓ cup Dried Cranberries
1 tbsp Light Brown Sugar
¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
¼ cup Pecans
2 tbsp water
1] Preheat the oven to 325°F. In a small bowl, add butternut squash + 1tsp water. Cover with plastic wrap + microwave for 3 minutes.
2] In a medium bowl, combine brussels sprouts, butternut squash, pecans + cranberries. Add in the balsamic vinegar + gently toss ++ stir.
3] Add mixture w/ 1bsp water to a greased casserole dish [glass or ceramic pan] + sprinkle brown sugar on top.
4] Cover + bake for 30-35 minutes, checking occasionally. Remove from oven, top with the goat cheese + you’re ready to serve!
PIN + SAVE FOR LATER
Now it’s your turn! Feel free to substitute//add any ingredients. Who knows, maybe this recipe will become a new family tradition! Don’t forget to share your pics of your holiday creation with us on Insta + use the hashtag #CHAARGeats : )
+Raechel [@life_inchaarg] VirtCHAARG girl from NY