Archive for November, 2013

Broccoli Recipe- Roasted Broccoli with garlic!


Roasted Broccoli with Garlic (Makes about 4 servings) Ingredients: 1 bunch broccoli, about 1 1/2 pounds, cut into bite sized flowerets 3 T extra virgin olive oil 6-8 cloves fresh garlic salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 450F/230C. Cut broccoli into bite sized pieces, and peel and slice stems […]

Food For Thought- Broccoli!


Broccoli belongs to a family of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables and its close relatives include brussel sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage. Broccoli is high in sulforophane, a sulfur-containing compound present in cruciferous vegetables. Sulforophane has anti-cancer properties and may promote the elimination of potential carcinogens from the body. Studies suggest that a diet rich in cruciferous […]