Broccoli is one of my most favorite veggies and it’s not unusual to find sprigs of it in the omelet’s I make, salads I create and soups that are on simmering on the stove. When I was growing up, my Mother only served broccoli that had been frozen so imagine my surprise when I discovered that broccoli could be easily eaten raw or steamed with or without melted cheese over it.
*Scientists have long explored broccoli and here’s just a smidge of what they know about this cruciferous vegetable:
1) Cancer prevention
2) Heart protection
3) Reduces pain
4) Anti Inflammatory
5) Decrease the incidence of Type II Diabetes
Here’s a link for you to see the science behind this delicious green veggie.