Superfoods - Broccoli

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Broccoli, or broccoli, is one of those vegetables that almost seem magical due to its long list of properties and benefits. Autumn and winter vegetable, it belongs to the cruciferous family, it is related to cabbage, cauliflower, or turnips. It has a mild and slightly sweet taste. The striking combination of vitamins and antioxidants has earned it the title of "Anticancer Vegetable", but it is a suitable food for everyone because it also cleanses and detoxifies the body. Recipes: - Broccoli Salad - Broccoli Daikon Wok - Broccoli Curry

Broccoli is one of those vegetables that almost seem magical from the long list of properties attributed to it

It is a beautiful bouquet of intense green color that reminds like a small sapling It also reminds us of the shape of the lungs and curiously is a vegetable that helps to maintain the health of these organs

Broccoli has an unknown origin But it is believed that as early as the 1st century BC the Romans enjoyed it seems likely

That with the expansion of the Roman Empire also spread this vegetable with a very mild flavor

Delicate and slightly sweet Kiosk broccoli counting broccoli has probably been a selection of the best varieties of broccoli for the Wild cabbage there is a vegetable of human origin of artificial origin in fact form Part of the cruciferous family and is related to cabbage, cauliflower and radish

With these so-called winter vegetables Winter is the best time for harvesting and also it seems very appropriate to take it at that time because it's Just when the body needs more of its properties It has earned the title of anticarcinogenic vegetable

It is antioxidant helps us to purify and cleanse and can not miss in a balanced diet

Did you know that broccoli can interact with some drugs? that act on the respiratory tract annulling its effect if you are taking any of them consult your doctor, did you know that the characteristic aroma and taste of the Broccoli is caused by its sulfur compounds

It is the number one vegetable fuel considered as an anticancer food and has more vitamin C than an orange

I'm with Carmen responsible for this beautiful nursery

and he is going to talk to us today about broccoli Tell me Carmen what you have in your hands Well, look, it's a broccoli seedling

ok this is what we have to plant in order to get broccoli ok The origin is a little seed and there is born this little plant, I can take it, yes of course

it's soft, yes because it's quite humid, it's a plant that requires a lot of humidity

And what time of the year is the best time to plant it now is the best time to plant it because in order for it to have growth Correct and suitable need temperatures Rather cold or relatively cold, not too hot, shall we say? Corresponds to the group of vegetable garden plants that are placed in winter in the people have conceived that In reality we eat the whole plant along with its leaves and it's not true in reality of broccoli what we eat are its flowers

It's a flower it's a flower indeed The stem would be consumed but certainly very little in fact it's the bunches that are coming out if you actually you take a broccoli, a broccoli floret and you open it up and that's actually what you're consuming

What the flower is its floret that's the tiny little stem that you consume the rest of it nothing the plant would stay as is

Like the artichoke the flowers of the artichoke is what we eat

is it wild or not no broccoli is not wild this is not a plant that we should plant it it is not a plant that we can find by the field like for example the asparagus this is necessary its plantation through seed or seedlings this can be found in different places and lastly Carmen How you like this eating broccoli Well, I especially like it baked in the oven, with béchamel sauce

And in the oven Baked with bechamel sauce, very tasty It has high doses of beta-carotene

Contains vitamin C is rich in folic acid is rich in calcium Helps to combat anemia is an anti-stress food Helps prevent heart disease Increases the feeling of vitality and purifies the organism

How you can take broccoli A good idea is to make it lightly steamed delicious while retaining all the properties and very very Healthy But you can give it a little richer touch Add it to your salads, prepare a bowl with green leaves

I choose spinach Then Sunflower seeds Pumpkin seeds Purple onion cut into very small pieces And broccoli that has already cooled down For the dressing extra virgin olive oil Limes and a touch of salt That's all Take the green leaf and pick a flat plate

For your salads to be attractive make them pretty Always looking for an aesthetic point Because food has to enter also through our eyes, first we eat through the sense of sight, then through the palate and then that all the others are added enjoying Make a nice spinach bed To add later The broccoli Check that it is Already cold and very hot do not steam it, wait about 10 minutes, the truth is that it cools super fast, and then add you will have a warm salad Why steamed Why it retains all its properties If you don't have A supplement to make the steamed vegetable an option would be to simply take A pot to put just a little finger and a half of water in it put the broccoli in You put the lid on and hit it Fire strong 5 minutes no more You will see that it does not burn that the water is still there And I think it's like a steam chamber inside the pot

And with that you have a makeshift steamer

with the broccoli ready The onion The purple is a contrasting color With green gives you joy Gives you energy We are also making an almost medicinal salad Broccoli has a lot of antioxidants

onion is also very good for the respiratory tract For the immune system And the extra touch will be given by the seeds You can put the seeds raw or toasted, it depends on each one if you like them in one way or another Add seeds As many as you want They are also the crunchy element of the salad

Sunflower I give you an idea when you roast them if that's the way you like them best

Do it with a touch of soy sauce

Amazing With the fire at medium gas or even low so that it doesn't burn, I touch a few drops of Salsa stir well Then they will have a toasted and salty taste

Dressing we season Straight into the salad abundant oil My eyes itch a little from the onion That's the thing about these Living salads Squeeze the lime Sorry You remove the pipes This is a boycott in my eyes but it doesn't matter, it's all so medicinal and so good that I'll get over it keep on squeezing All the lime until the juice is squeezed out Super aromatic and also has a lot of vitamins

I missed it About the eyes To finish salt A pinch of salt without overdoing it a little touch to lift The flavors and that's it In 4 minutes you have a Fabulous, beautiful and very healthy Antioxidant salad Broccoli is the perfect vegetable to make a wok The one I propose today is a recipe with a very very Japanese touch with daikon which is Japanese white radish Carrot and a touch of ginger Wok oil If you didn't have a wok Well, a frying pan might work for you, don't give up this mixture

For not having in a container Which has also become a bit fashionable at one point in time Give it temperature Plus or minus 7 go adding Oil one of the tricks of the wok experts It's that you have to put the oil in and leave it for a minute and then you add all the vegetables for a minute

that it gets that crunchy point so that We're going to wait and while you're grating the ginger

It's heating up, grate ginger

no fear And I believe I can now add the greens First the white radish which is also a super Food, not to be burned Add the carrot is the hardest vegetables And sauté the wok is a type of Super fast cooking the vegetable remains crunchy, tasty you could also use sesame oil if you really like the oriental touch When you see that it is browning add the broccoli Stir it well it's browning all over the Vegetable which is a mixture with a lot of color and a lot of contrast super cheerful Get ready to put the ginger in if you like it spicy add more if you don't this will give it a touch of delicious flavor exotic but not too spicy go mixing so that the ginger will release played And what can you do with this wok if you're on a light diet this is a fantastic unique dish You can also accompany it with brown rice or quinoa

mixes very well and complement each other and we almost have it

The last thing is a splash of soy sauce and tamari Japanese soy sauce

no additives no preservatives or flavor enhancers and we already have it a fabulous, healthy and light wok broccoli This recipe You're going to love it I propose you to make a broccoli curry with vegetables

Prepare a large frying pan with extra virgin olive oil

And give it temperature we are going up I have prepared some chopped broccoli Red bell pepper tomatoes Fresh shiitake mushroom and some finely chopped onion Red cabbage keep some honey handy And curry of course We add first The onion When it starts to fry That he's having second thoughts You're adding the rest of the ingredients the onion is already starting to fry Add the mushrooms one mushroom delicious and aromatic To keep on stirring you have to sit well of oil and it's going to be releasing juice We put the bell pepper Red cabbage it's a wok, it's not a wok, it's a curry

Of colored vegetables, keep stirring And while this is going on I'm going to cut the broccoli a little bit smaller now it's like little saplings

But we can help more To the stew Cutting them in half stop the broccoli that is a little cumbersome when you cut loose many threads But it's worth eating it's a light but super nutritious food Touch of green take it and inside that all oil tie It starts to smell right away And finally the tomato that releases much played We leave this mixture on the fire about 10 minutes or so of course always watching you don't leave the kitchen and stirring so it doesn't stick if you see the mushroom It doesn't release water, you can add a little bit that we have vegetable juice

Of the quality After 5 minutes the vegetables are ready to add the curry

With a small spoon you go To put about 2 teaspoons of curry spreading well then we are going to mix This is a burst of color color moment if you like it with a little spice already you can add a little bit more, it's up to you

You stir well Before it dries on the vegetable that catches the juice already smells delicious What broccoli provides us with broccoli has a lot of vitamin A It is good for our eyesight It has antioxidants It's considered an anti-cancer vegetable so any dish you make with it you will be preventing diseases of that kind And when the curry You are well mixed we give it a little bit of honey A sweet touch To this dish can also use raisins if you like them The honey is the last thing to be added because we don't want to cook it

otherwise it would lose all the properties Mix Beat well And you can serve the curry with quinoa with millet With cereal What you like best Broccoli curry The exuberance of broccoli Fill your table with color of joy of volumes We review the recipes initially we made a salad you can take it cold even steamed With a little bit of virgin olive oil and a touch of salt and it's delicious Then we did a wok, Japanese broccoli ñwok a light dish Full of antioxidant properties And to close a broccoli curry with vegetables with a sweet touch Broccoli besides being that powerful antioxidant It is also one of the best sources of folic acid that exists, this acid is necessary for everyone

But especially in pre-pregnancy and during Put green in your life full of beta carotene color Your body your diet, your health

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