Besides being high in both soluble & insoluble fiber this Powerhouse is a rich source of •vitamin-C
Broccoli contains a compound called sulfophane which can block cartilage –destroying enzymes by intercepting a molecule that causes inflammation and may help to fight osteoarthritis.
Clean & simple with whole ingredients you can eat this anytime, it’s low in carbs, high in fiber, and nutrient dense too!
BROCCOLI SOUP RECIPE
1 large onion, chopped (or shallots, which I prefer)
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbls Coconut or olive oil
1 1/2 lbs broccoli florets
3-4 cups chix, veggie or no chix-chix stock ( your choice)
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
Freshly ground black pepper
salt ( optional to taste)
cilantro (optional too)
Sautee onion & garlic in olive or coconut oil in a skillet for about 20 min on low heat til soft.
Meanwhile, in large pot bring 3 cups of stock to a boil with chopped broccoli
Reduce the heat & simmer 10-15 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Put both mixtures in blender & puree til smooth.
Return to large pot and heat slowly.
Add 1/4 tsp nutmeg (be careful too much will mess it up)
add pepper & salt to taste (if Paleo, no salt)
for a more liquidy soup or to reheat add the remaining broth.
Garnish with cilantro for an extra kick
Soup is Good Food : P
In peace, health & with much love,
Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Certified Personal Trainer