Cruciferous Veggie Bake

This is one of the most popular dishes in my home. Perfect for a veggie meal or side dish.

Serves: 4 to 6


  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 1/2–1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a glass baking dish, combine the vegetables.
  3. In a separate bowl, blend the butter with garlic, sea salt, and allspice. Pour butter mixture over veggies and combine well.
  4. Add pine nuts or slivered almonds to the mixture of veggies
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or all veggies are soft. Eat hot or cold.
  6. Optional: Add a protein of choice to serve alongside.

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Dr. Anna Cabeca

Dr. Anna Cabeca

Certified OB/GYN, Anti-Aging and Integrative Medicine expert and founder of The Girlfriend Doctor. During Dr. Anna’s health journey, she turned to research to create products to help thousands of women through menopause, hormones, and sexual health. She is the author of best-selling The Hormone Fix, and Keto-Green 16 and MenuPause.

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