Fall For Healthy Food and Drink Favorites

Fall Foods and Drinks that are healthy
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I don’t know about you, but summer seemed to fly by for our family. It was very busy! Actually, we really tried to stay healthy and active. We spent a lot of time outdoors, swimming, and traveling. It was a very relaxed pace of life. But, next thing I knew, it was fall! We gathered our favorite Fall Foods and Drinks!

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Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts

I bought my Instant Pot on a whim earlier this year. It was on sale and I couldn’t pass it up. I am not much of a cook and I figured the Instant Pot could make things easier for me. I was originally looking at the smallest one, the Instant Pot 3qt. Now that I have my Instant Pot, I am always looking for easy, fun, and quick recipes to make in my new appliance! Get ready for our Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts!

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts

I love eating brussels sprouts! They are full of fiber and keeps me feeling full! Brussels sprouts are the perfect side dish, especially as a vegetarian! Please note: The Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts recipe calls for chicken broth, but you can substitute vegetable broth!

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts upclose

If you’re looking for a delicious dessert, check out our Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake recipe. 

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts from above

Ingredients/Items Needed:

Instant Pot 

1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, outer leaves removed and rinsed well

1 cup chicken broth (1 cup) – you can substitute vegetable broth

lemon (1), divided (squeezed)

½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 1

Remove outer leaves from Brussels sprouts and rinse well. Place in steamer basket.

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 2

Add chicken broth (or vegetable broth) to the inner pot and then set the steamer basket in the pot. 

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 3

Squeeze half lemon over the Brussels sprouts and place the half lemon in the steamer basket.

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 4

Add peppercorns to steamer basket.

Turn pressure valve to sealing and set manual pressure on high for 4 minutes.

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 6

Do a quick release when pressure time has finished.

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts Step 7

Remove steamer basket and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon ground pepper and then squeeze the other half lemon over the Brussels sprouts.

IP Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts served on plate

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts

The Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts make the perfect side dish! Super easy and quick to prepare!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussels sprouts, side dish, vegetables, vegetarian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts outer leaves removed and rinsed well
  • 1 cup chicken broth you can substitute vegetable broth
  • 1 lemon divided (squeezed)
  • ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Remove outer leaves from Brussels sprouts and rinse well. Place in steamer basket.
  • Add chicken broth (or vegetable broth) to the inner pot and then set the steamer basket in the pot.
  • Squeeze half lemon over the Brussels sprouts and place the half lemon in the steamer basket.
  • Add peppercorns to steamer basket.
  • Turn pressure valve to sealing and set manual pressure on high for 4 minutes.
  • Do a quick release when pressure time has finished.
  • Remove steamer basket and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon ground pepper and then squeeze the other half lemon over the Brussels sprouts.

Notes

Serves 4.
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Brussels sprouts are a delicious side dish! This recipe is easy and delicious! Be sure to bookmark, print, and pin this recipe! You can also share this recipe with friends!

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I don’t know about you but I am ready for Fall weather. Although, I am rarely ever prepared for cool weather. I always feel like it creeps up so quickly! I am ready for the cooler weather and getting back into my fitness! There are times when I get too busy with life, or the weather is too hot to walk. I also like to workout at home. 

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How do you prepare for Back To School? It seems parents have to buy new clothes and school supplies each year. This year, I didn’t have to buy new clothes for him right away. I had just purchased clothing for him a few months before summer started, so his clothes will do for the next few months. I may have to buy new pants for him since he seems to have grown so much! I did have to buy a new backpack since one of the straps on his old backpack was wearing down.  

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