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November 27, 2018 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

The Absolute Healthiest Way to Prepare Broccoli

To take full advantage of broccoli’s powerful cancer-fighting compound, sulforaphane, eat it raw, lightly cooked (steam 2-4 minutes), or pair it with some mustard, arugula, radishes, broccosprouts or wasabi.

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All of these simple strategies boost the formation and absorption of the “active” form of sulforaphane. It only takes 3-5 weekly servings of broccoli to reap its cancer-protective benefits!

Try this delicious recipe with broccoli soon!

Curried Salmon Salad with Broccoli and Raisins

Serves 2-4

Canned Salmon is one of my top-rated “convenience foods”. Here is an easy recipe that can take it from bland and boring to delicious and wowing!



  • 1, 6 oz. can of Alaskan Salmon (I much prefer red sockeye and buy it in bulk from Costco)

  • 3 tbsp finely chopped red onion

  • 1 tbsp capers (Costco great value)

  • 1 ½ cups fresh broccoli florets steamed and chopped

  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1/3 cup golden raisins

  • ¼ cup chopped toasted pecans

  • 1 tbsp canola mayonnaise

  • 1 tbsp country-style Dijon mustard

  • 2 tbsp plain non-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 tsp curry powder


Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and stir together until thoroughly blended.

Serve on a bed of lettuce with a side of whole grain tortilla chips.


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