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Garlic Bacon Brussels Sprouts + Country Crock Giveaway

***The winner of this giveaway is: jedoggett. Thanks for everyone who entered
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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays for two reasons: the food and Black Friday. Yes, my dad and I are some of those crazy people out standing in the freezing cold at 5 AM. Thanksgiving food is delicious but can also be very rich. I created a recipe using Country Crock spread to add some green to your meal which providing some awesome flavors. It is not super light due to the bacon but for 1 1/2 lbs of vegetables, there is only 5 small slices of bacon. 

I do not like the feeling of being extremely full after a meal and filling up on a lighter vegetable recipe like this could help avoid those overly full feelings that make you want to nap. 

For some tasty looking Thanksgiving vegetable recipes using Country Crock products check out the Country Crock Chronicle.  The roasted cauliflower is calling my name!
Garlic Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Ingredients:
1 1/2 lbs brussels sprouts
1 tablespoon Country Crock Calcium Plus Vitamin D
5 slices bacon (I used a precooked, just heat in the microwave variety)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions:
1. Slice the end off of the brussels sprouts and cut in half.
2. Boil in water until fairly soft but not overcooked. This took about 12 minutes.
3. Drain water from sprouts and add Country Crock, garlic and chopped pieces of bacon.
4. Cook for about 5 minutes more until browned and the bacon is crispy.

This recipe turned out very well and my husband and I both enjoyed it. The bacon provided a smoky taste that I would definitely recommend.

Giveaway 
Country Crock is generously providing one of my readers with this awesome giveaway package.

It includes: 
Harvest Pumpkin Tiny Taper Holders, Set of 4
Italian Scalloped Bakers, 10" x 6"
13” Wire Baker Rack 

This is a very quick giveaway because the winner needs to be turned in ASAP.

To enter: Mandatory: Leave a comment letting me know what your favorite Thanksgiving dish is.

Extra Entries: 
1. Follow The Nutritionist Reviews on GFC (1 entry).
2. Tweet about this giveaway and leave a link in the comment (1 entry).

This giveaway will end Monday 11/12 at Midnight. It is open to US readers only.

Thank you to Country Crock for being a sponsor. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own.

186 comments:

  1. The turkey itself is actually my favorite part.
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  2. I tweeted the giveaway:

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  3. I love garlic Mashed potatoes.

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  4. I make a Sweet Potato Casserole that is one of my favorite dishes EVER! I could eat a whole casserole dish of it. Not that I actually would....Or WOULD I????

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  7. sheila musselman askinsNovember 5, 2012 at 9:31 AM

    the turkey is my favorite dish at Thanksgiving!

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  8. sheila musselman askinsNovember 5, 2012 at 9:32 AM

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  10. I like corn pudding. We make it every year.
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  12. I love a combo of stuffing and cranberry sauce. I eat them together

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  15. my moms stuffing recipe sausage stuffing and dutchess potatoes

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  17. tweeted it! https://twitter.com/wikichoco/status/265477467152711680

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  18. I love stuffing with cranberries and walnuts. Yum!

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  19. sweet potatoes. eclairre(At)ymail(dot)com

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  20. My favorite Thanksgiving dish is the Stuffing. Our family recipe has been passed on for generations.

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  21. I really enjoy Broccoli and Rice Casserole, one of my absolute favorites!
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  23. I absolutely live for stuffing on Thanksgiving!

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  24. My favorite is always the stuffing

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  25. My favorite Thanksgiving side dish is mashed sweet potatoes! YUM!!!!

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  26. I love turkey! Patricia. yellow_patricia at hotmail dot com

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  27. My favorite Thanksgiving dish is the cranberry sauce.

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  30. I love Old Fashioned Stuffing.

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  33. I love the oyster stuffing at Thanksgiving

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  35. My Thanksgiving fave is the stuffing!

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  36. My favorite thanksgiving dish is either sweet potato casserole or baked artichoke hearts.

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  37. My absolute favorite is the stuffing. I can eat the entire dish by myself.

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  38. My favorite is a baked sweet potato casserole with pecans, so good and healthy!

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  39. GFC name is Becky Bryant

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  40. I love green bean casserole! Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
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  43. My favorite is chicken and sage dressing.

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  44. my fave is the dresssing debbie jackson
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  47. Crock Pot Chicken and Dressing is my favorite.
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  48. I love my grandmother's sweet potato casserole!
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  49. my favorite is sweet potatoes. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  50. I love my mom's fruit salad.
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  51. I follow you on GFC as sweetsue.

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  52. Pumpkin pie!

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  53. Sweet potato casserole is my favorite Thanksgiving dish!

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  54. I love it all! Love turkey!
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  57. I like sweet potato casserole.

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  58. homemade stuffing with almonds and cranberries
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  60. Cinnamon apples, it is the only time of year we make them.

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  61. acorn squash is my thanksgiving day favorite!
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  63. My favorite Thanksgiving dishes are roasted sweet potatoes and my mom's secret sausage stuffing.

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  64. I tweeted https://twitter.com/BarrAndTable/status/266589345966862337

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  65. I love mashed potatoes and gravy!!

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  66. My favorite is cornbread dressing.
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  71. I like the mashed potatoes and gravy, with stuffing

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  72. My favorite dish is sweet potatoes.

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  73. My favorite is the casseroles: broccoli cheese casserole and green bean casserole.

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  75. I love the broccoli salad and the cornbread dressing.

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  76. I love my Mom's cornbread dressing (also known as stuffing)and anything made with Sweet Potatoes!

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  79. I love the stuffing, especially with Turkey gravy.

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  80. Pumpkin Pie :)

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  81. I love homemade mashed potatoes and turkey gravy

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  82. My favorite Thanksgiving dish is Sausage Stuffing
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  83. I am a public follower of yours on GFC (Carolsue).
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  84. Butternut squash is my favorite dish on Thanksgiving. calvad at aol dot com

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  86. I love green bean casserole.


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  87. I follow with GFC.

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  88. homemade stuffing
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  90. I follow via GFC! And my email is livinglearningeating AT gmail DOT com

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  91. Scalloped potatoes is my fave :)

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  93. My fave is homemade cranberry sauce
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  94. My favorite is the turkey and stuffing (gotta' have both together). Love all the veggies too. rustysrambles(at)charter(dot)net

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  96. I love Watergate salad (or Green Stuff)
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  98. the stuffing sweepmorey at gmail dot com

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  99. I like stuffing. YUM or pumpkin pie!
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  100. Gotta have mashed potatoes :)
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  101. broccoli casserole is my favorite thanksgiving dish
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  102. My favorite is sweet potatoes. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  103. My favorite Thanksgiving dish is Oyster Cornbread Dressing :)

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  107. Fresh organic green beans lightly cooked with crimini mushrooms.Add butter when finished and season with granulated onion and salt. I came up with this instead of the regular soup and fried onion green bean recipe. Healthy and really good.

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  109. The turkey is my favorite. dottie-c(at)att(dot)net

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  110. I love Sweet Potatoe Casserole.

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  111. Since were newly Gluten,Dairy and sugar free. I have to say SWEET Potato!!

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  112. Turkey of course!

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  113. Hard to say what is my favorite!! I guess the stuffing, I love leftover stuffing

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  116. My favorite is the turkey! We don't do a whole turkey many times a year, so it's always a treat! jenniferpeaslee at gmail dot com

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  117. My favorite dish is green bean casserole!

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  118. I love the cranberries.
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  119. My favorite dish is cheesy potatoes!
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  120. Green bean casserole!!

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  123. Favorite dish? My favorite food at Thanksgiving is the turkey!!

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  124. I follow you via GFC as Carolyn Daley
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  125. stuffing is my favorite!
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  126. I follow you on gfc
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  127. I love the turkey and stuffing. Yummy!

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  128. I love the sweet potato casserole I make each year.
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  129. I follow on GFC.
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  130. My favorite is mashed potatoes.

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