CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES ARE GREAT FOR DETOXING THE BODY
Broccoli provides an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, and folic acid. One serving of broccoli provides the body with 135% of the daily requirement of vitamin C. You can read more about the health and beauty benefits of broccoli here.
KEY NUTRIENTS OF BROCCOLI
Antioxidants | Sulforaphane | Fiber | Vitamin C | Vitamin K | Vitamin B6 | Folate
CREAMY BROCCOLI AU GRATIN RECIPE
16 ounces broccoli florets (roughly one head of broccoli).
1 jar (24 ounces) favorite dairy-free Alfredo sauce (Primal Kitchen no-dairy Alfredo sauce)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces of sharp dairy-free cheddar cheese, shredded (about 2 cups).
Preheat broiler oven. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
Fill a large pot with water. Add a teaspoon of salt. Bring water to a boil. Add broccoli, cook until vegetables are tender, about 2 minutes. Drain.
Pour broccoli into a baking dish. Top with Alfredo sauce and sprinkle with fresh thyme and black pepper. Sprinkle the top with shredded cheese or cheese alternative.
Broil until lightly browned for about three minutes. Let stand for a few minutes before serving.
Note: Please note ‘Tips’ above for suitable substitutions, storage advice, and more!
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