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Roasted Brussels Sprouts With, Reduced-sugar Recipe

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans, and an additional 79 million are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Eating a diet low in sodium, refined carbs and added sugars is an important step in the prevention of diabetes. The ADA recommends limiting processed foods and satisfying your sweet tooth with low calorie sweeteners.

Just in time for American Diabetes Month and the crisp November weather, try this delicious reduced-sugar recipe from NECTRESSE® Natural No Calorie Sweetener:

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

It serves six people. The serving size is ½ cup.

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1½ pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed
4 packets (2 tsp.) NECTRESSE® Natural No Calorie Sweetener
3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Place all ingredients into a large resealable bag; shake well to coat Brussels sprouts.
  3. Pour Brussels sprouts onto a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, shaking the pan every 10 minutes to ensure even browning

This recipe has 10 grams of carbohydrates, 4 grams of dietary fiber and 4 grams of sugars per serving.

NECTRESSE Natural No Calorie Sweetener is made from the perfect blend of natural sweeteners and deliciously sweet monk fruit extract to bring you the rich, sweet taste of sugar without all the calories. In a meal plan for people with diabetes, up to 2 packets (1 teaspoon) of NECTRESSE Sweetener is considered a “free food.”

Written by Nicole Otto.