Kristen Papathanasiou is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian and an Approved Eating Disorder Practitioner.

If you hate Brussels sprouts you're doing it all wrong.Boiled soggy sprouts are a thing of the past.If you want to avoid the stink the trick is to keep the sprouts RAW. Give my SPROUT & SPECK SALAD a go...

Toss all ingredients together, top with the citrus dressing and be prepared to be wowed.


  • Brussels sprouts, finely shredded
  • Roasted almonds, roughly chopped
  • Cooked speck, pancetta or streaky bacon
  • Grated parmesan

CITRUS DRESSING:(makes enough to dress a large salad for 4)

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • a splash of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tb extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper