Why do I have to eat those?
Because they’re good for you.
Sound familiar? It’s the lame comeback for just about everything you don’t want to eat as a kid. Not too creative parents! We didn’t have the internet when I was a kid, otherwise I could have Googled it (mini fact-checker).
Wouldn’t you know it, they were right. According to Wikipedia, brussel sprouts were grown in Belgium as early as the 13th century and not in fact created by evil parents who over cooked them in boiling water to green mush.
How do I prepare them? Steam for 4 minutes, top with fresh squeezed lemon and sprinkle with lemon pepper. Easy Breezy! Zero Weight Watcher Points and only 65 calories per cup. They’re also an excellent source of vitamin C and A.