Video: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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This is a tasty, healthy vegetable dish that works great as a side and is an easy recipe to follow. If this is your first time eating Brussels sprouts, you’ll find it a delicious surprise. This recipe makes 4 servings. Each serving has 117 calories, 11 grams of carbohydrate, 4 grams of fiber, 8 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein and only 30 grams sodium. It’s perfect for people with diabetes who want to increase their fiber intake.


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