What do you do with the middle part of a broccoli stalk? It’s devoid of attractive florets, too complicated to peel, and a bit too tough to chew.
This week, I found the perfect answer: put it in your smoothie! Just chop it up into pieces that are up to two inches across, so your blender doesn’t have to work up a sweat. Toss in any broccoli leaves you have too.
Use broccoli in place of greens my Strong-Bones Smoothie recipe. Doing so makes the smoothie a Something for Nothing recipe.
Check out these recipes for other ways to use broccoli, a tasty nutritional powerhouse:
- Creamy Orange Broccoli Soup with Ginger
- Orange Broccoli Bowl with Cashews and Ginger
- Stir-Fry Template
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