Healthy Eating

Roasted lemony Brussels sprouts

Prep Time: 5 minutes  | Cook Time: 20 minutes  | Total Time: 25 minutes |*Servings: 4 

Need an easy, nutrient-rich vegetable side dish? This recipe is bursting with flavour and is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. Brussels sprouts are rich in a chemical compound known as sulforaphane. Studies have found that sulforaphane may help prevent joint damage. Brussels sprouts are also very high in vitamin C which plays a role in preventing infection and reducing inflammation. Nutritional yeast is high in vitamin B12, which is important for healthy red blood cells. Often used as a cheese replacement in dishes, nutritional yeast is also a good source of protein.  

Nutritional information (per serving*): Calories: 126; Total Fat (8g); Saturated Fat (1g); Monounsaturated Fat (6g); Carbohydrates (12g); Protein (6g); Fibre (5g); Sodium (29mg)


  • 1 lb brussels sprouts 
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 


Step 1
Preheat oven to 425˚ F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2
Chop and discard the hard ends of the brussels sprouts. Slice the brussels sprouts in half and set aside.  

Step 3
In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and 1 tbsp of nutritional yeast. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Step 4
Add the sliced brussels sprouts to the bowl and mix until evenly coated.

Image 1 - Step 3 prepare the dressing

Image 2 - Step 4 add dressing to Brussels sprouts

Step 5
Transfer the brussels sprouts to the sheet pan and distribute evenly.  Sprinkle the remaining 1 tbsp of nutritional yeast on top.

Step 6
Bake for 20 minutes, turning brussels sprouts over halfway through to ensure an even bake.

Step 7
Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Extra tips:

  • If you do not have lemon juice, try using balsamic vinegar.
  • Instead of nutritional yeast, choose grated parmesan cheese. 
  • After baking, sprinkle hemp seeds on top for additional protein and omega-3 fatty acids. 
  • Try a different dressing: use sesame seed oil, balsamic vinegar, honey and soy sauce for an Asian-inspired dressing.  

Image 3 - Step 6 bake in the oven

Image 4 - Step 7 sprinkle with salt & pepper & serve