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5 Ways to Make a Boring Broccoli Look Deliciously Sexy

5 Ways to Make a Boring Broccoli Look Deliciously Sexy

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    Nov 18, 2016   Author : admin

Posted in: EAT CLEAN, LIVE HEALTHY

Have you tried out all of the diet trends we've advised you to try this year? Well, cauliflower might be the ultimate healthy food alternative, but there's an even better way to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. Look no further than to add broccoli into your daily diet. Yes, that green tiny thing with an edible large flower-head you mix with your food to eat. Apart from being known to counter the effects of cancer, broccoli has a lot more to offer that's pretty much benefitial than you actually know. Belonging to the cruciferous vegetable family which typically includes kale, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts and more, broccoli seems to be a part of a nutrition powerhouse that is loaded with nutrients but little on its caloric side. Some health benefits you can enjoy when consuming broccoli includes the following: prevention of cancer, it is a powerful antioxidant, and it has anti-inflammatory properties needed by the body.

Apart from these health benefits, broccoli also has an impressive nutritional profile such as being rich in fiber, vitamin A and has a high amount of potassium. According to Victoria Jarzabkowski, a nutritionist with the Fitness Institute of Texas at the University of Texas at Austin, "For a nonstarchy vegetable, it has a good amount of protein."

Looking to add broccoli into your daily diet? Below are 5 ways to make your boring broccoli look deliciously sexy that your family will surely enjoy eating:

1) Broccoli and Pepper Stir-Fry

See full recipe from Real Simple.

2) Broccoli Pesto Pasta

See full recipe from Bon Appetit.

3) Pesto Broccolini

See full recipe from What's Gaby Cooking.

4) Grilled Broccoli and Lemons

See full recipe from Real Simple.

5) Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

See full recipe from Bon Appetit.

Images: RealSimple, BonAppetit, WhatsGabyCooking | MYC Writer: Elonah Bioneda

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