The Harvest Kitchen

Broccoli

Broccoli Recipes!

Broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse rich with potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and detoxifying benefits that promote good health. It’s related to cauliflower, brussel sprouts, kale and cabbage.  These plants are collectively known as “cruciferous vegetables”.

Benefits of eating Cruciferous Vegetables.  Nutrient rich cruciferous vegetable are known for promoting cardiovascular health, supporting immune function, reducing inflammation and promoting healthy brain and nervous system.  You ca read more here about the Benefits of Broccoli

How much should we eat?  We should try to include cruciferous vegetables in our diets  2-3 times a week.  Each serving size should be at least 1-1/2 cups at a minimum.  It’s easy to incorporate cruciferous vegetables into your diet by adding it to salads and soups, or steam it for a side or serve it raw with your favorite low-fat dressing or dip.

Reader favorites: Crunchy Detox SaladKale Caesar Salad, Coconut Curry Broccoli Soup and Immune Boosting Broccoli Soup