Broccoli is packed full of vitamins and minerals
Did you know that broccoli has more vitamin C than an orange, more calcium than a glass of milk and is an excellent source of vitamin A, copper and iron? Also known as brocks, calabrese, Italian asparagus and french brocoli. It’s origin is Mediterranean and Asia Minor and Italy. Broccoli was considered a valuable food in the Roman Empire. Broccoli is an alkaline-producing food, great source of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids and is low in calories. So, do your body a favor and try this broccoli recipe:
Summer Marinated Broccoli
1 large head of fresh organic broccoli cut into small spears
2 tablespoons Bragg’s amino acids, or soy sauce
2 garlic cloves minced
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon sesame seed
2 tablespoons olive oil
Place broccoli spears in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the remaining ingredients. Toss broccoli spears until completely coated in marinade. Add more ingredients in same ratios if you need more marinade. Transfer the broccoli recipe, with marinade, to a serving bowl and cover. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve cold or bring to room temperature.
A cooking alternative that preserves the nutrition
This healthy broccoli recipe helps preserve all the wonderful nutrients in the broccoli. By marinating your vegetables, you can not only add intense flavor to them, but you can actually cook your vegetables without heat. Meaning the vegetable will become more tender, and in broccoli’s case, it will develop that wonderful bright green color that is so appealing, but all the while preserving its living enzymes and nutrients. How great is that! You get all the flavor without sacrificing any of the nutrition. So…
Eat more broccoli!
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