Maybe your kids would rather make their beds than eat vegetables, but this bright bunch, related to cauliflower and brussels sprouts, deserves a reputation reboot. It's loaded with vitamin C, folate, and dietary fiber, and one cup of broccoli florets has all the calcium you need in a day. The best part? It doesn't take much effort to turn this versatile veg into something truly delicious.
In Season: This cool-season crop is at its peak from October through April, but you can find it in your supermarket year-round.
What to Look For: Select broccoli with firm stalks and closed, tightly packed florets that are deep green (or even tinted purple).
How to Store: Keep in the refrigerator in a ventilated plastic bag for up to four days.
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