Yay for broccoli! Nearly 200% of the recommended vitamin C, loads of fiber, and few calories, make this a welcome addition to many health-conscious plates. Many experts also agree broccoli has cancer fighting powers and will help to protect both your heart and DNA from damage. Check out these fun facts and recipes below.
Did you know
- President George H.W. Bush was gifted 10 tons of broccoli by California farmers after stating he did not like broccoli
- The record for broccoli-eating is currently 1 pound in 92 seconds
-Thomas Jefferson was the first to grow broccoli in America
Green Muffins and Ham
Cold Broccoli Salad with Salmon
Twice Baked Broccoli Potatoes