Brussels sprouts are a good source of vitamin K and vitamin C.  Vitamin K is an important nutrient for cognitive function and vitamin C has been studied for its role in brain function and its ability to protect cells from oxidative stress.


Recipe & Photography courtesy of Desiree Nielson RD of

Low Sugar Cranberry Sauce

Low Sugar Cranberry Sauce


  • 227g pack fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons - 1/4 cup maple (depends on your sweetness preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  1. 1 Place all ingredients in small sauce pan and bring to a boil for 5 minutes
  2. 2 Reduce temperature to maintain a gentle boil until sauce is thickened up, stirring occasionally, around 10-15 minutes
  3. 3 Sauce will thicken further as it cools to a loose jam consistency
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