Little trees that taste so good! It's broccoli, delicious all the time, but especially covered in a homemade cheese sauce.
$8.99/approx 1 lb
AKA Roman Cauliflower, is the budding flower of the brassicae plant. It has a taste somewhere between broccoli and cauliflower. </br> </br> Nutritionally, the romanesco contains a lot of Vitamin C. It also contains 24% of our daily recommended dose of dietary fibre and 15% of our recommended intake of potassium. A typical serving carries only 52 calories, which is made up from carbohydrate and not fat.
Similar to broccoli but with smaller florets and longer, thin stalks. It is a cross between broccoli and kai-lan (Chinese Kale). </br></br>Broccolini, also known as broccolette, has a flavor that is sweet, with notes of both broccoli and asparagus. Broccolini is nutritionally very similar to broccoli and is considered a tremendous source of carotenoids and other anti-inflammatory nutrients that may help decrease the odds of cancer and cardiovascular disease. It's also an amazing source of vitamins A, C and K.
An excellent alternative to broccoli, organic cauliflower has taste that is unparalleled. So good that you might not even need dip to enjoy it! </br> </br> Often steamed or boiled, try sauteeing cauliflower for a change. Adding cauliflower to a skillet helps retain the vegetables crispness, and holds in the flavour. Cauliflower is high in both fiber and vitamin C, with a half cup of florets providing nearly half of ones daily requirement for vitamin C. It also contains a fair amount of vitamin A, folate, calcium and potassium as well as selenium, which works with Vitamin C to boost the immune system.