Looking like mini trees, Broccoli may pass of as just another vegetable if you don’t know about the rich nutritional content that it consists of.

Belonging to the cruciferous vegetable family that includes cabbage, cauliflower, kale and collard greens, Broccoli, is a powerhouse of nutrients that are essential for the healthy growth of the body.

Benefits of Broccoli

Prevents cancer

Regulates blood pressure

Promotes hair growth

Maintains heart health

Boosts brain power and aids weight loss

But, if you are thinking how you can include Broccoli in your diet, then just take a look at the below recipes.

Broccoli Salad:
If you believe in eating healthy then what better can you think of than having a bowl of Broccoli salad. Prepare a refreshing salad using a mix of crispy Broccoli florets, celery, carrots, bell peppers and salt.
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Broccoli Smoothie:
If you love sipping on drinks then what better can you think of than a Broccoli smoothie. Easy to prepare and good to drink, all you need is a mix of a few fruits like banana and apple and Broccoli florets.

Add Broccoli to your soup:
If you are bored of having the same soup everyday then just add Broccoli to it and you’re sure to love its taste. Infact, Broccoli and corn soup makes for a perfect combination and is quick to make too.

Broccoli Pasta:
Pasta lover? Then this is a must have pasta dish for you. Tasty to eat and easy to prepare, all you need is some Broccoli, chilli, cheese and pasta.

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic:
If you want to gorge on something tasty, then Broccoli with garlic is what you need to try. Easy to prepare, all you need is Broccoli florets, garlic and pepper and your dish is ready.

Creamy Broccoli Garlic Pasta

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