Clean Eating Spicy Lemon Sauteed Broccolini…a clean eating recipe made with just a few real food ingredients and it’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly.
Broccoli is a well liked vegetable in our home…especially by my youngest son. He will eat it raw and several stalks at a time!
But I decided to change things up a little with this Spicy Lemon Sauteed Broccolini instead of our regular broccoli.
Why? Because the broccolini is cuter, of course!
I just like the long, thin stalks on them for some reason.
I normally lightly steam our broccoli when I make it and have always enjoyed a squeeze of fresh lemon over it, but today I decided to change it up a little.
I sauteed the broccolini for just a few minutes, added lemon juice as usual but this time sprinkled in some red pepper flakes to make it spicy.
So if you like the tangy flavor of lemon, a little spicy kick and broccolini (or broccoli), you will love this.
And, it was ready in only a matter of minutes!
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5 Fast Facts About Broccoli:*
- contains powerful anti-oxidants
- high in beta-carotene
- contains more calcium than dairy
- detoxifier that removes free radicals
- helps to regulate blood sugar and blood pressure
5 Fast Facts About Olive Oil:*
- lowers blood cholesterol levels
- rich in anti-oxidants
- improves bone mineralization and calcification
- excellent protection from heart attack and stroke
- contains anti-inflammatory benefits
5 Fast Facts About Lemons:*
- extremely alkaline
- blood purifier
- excellent for detoxification
- balances blood sugar levels
- contains powerful anti-bacterial properties
5 Fast Facts About Himalayan Pink Salt:*
- contains 84 minerals
- unrefined, unprocessed, raw
- promotes stable pH balance in cells
- controls water levels in the body
- aids digestion and facilitates better nutrient absorption
5 Fast Facts About Sesame Seeds:*
- high in calcium at 35% RDA
- excellent anti-oxidant
- lowers cholesterol
- reduces inflammation
- high in phytosterol
*These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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Tip #1: It is pretty spicy with 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes…adjust to your preference.
Tip #2: This recipe will make approximately 1 – 2 servings…just double or triple the servings if you need more.
Tip #3: I’ve made this with both broccolini and regular broccoli and both worked fine so you can use whichever you have or prefer.
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