Turmeric & Ginger Broccoli Rice
- 1 bunch of broccoli with stem, cut into roughly 1-inch pieces (about 6-7 cups)
- 1 Tablespoon olive or avocado oil
- 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tablespoon grated ginger root (or 1 teaspoon dried)
- 2 Tablespoons grated turmeric root (or 2 teaspoons dried)
- ½ teaspoon pink Himalayan or sea salt
- ⅛ – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ lemon or lime, juiced
- ½ cup fresh mint or cilantro, chopped (optional)
- ¼ cup chopped nuts (optional)
- 1 scoop Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder (optional; omit for vegan option)
- Cut/break broccoli into 1-inch pieces, including the stem. If stem is really tough, peel the stem first using a vegetable peeler.
- Place broccoli into a food processor and pulse until rice-sized pieces form. You may need to do this in several batches.
- Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add in oil and heat for one additional minute. Add in garlic, ginger, turmeric, salt, and cayenne pepper. Saute for a minute.
- Add in riced broccoli. Cook and stir for 1 to 5 minutes depending on desired doneness.
- Remove from heat and add in lemon/lime juice, collagen powder, nuts, and mint/cilantro. Stir to combine.
- Serve and enjoy!
Serves 6. Per Serving (based on using avocado oil):
Calories: 62.5 | Total Fat: 2.8 g | Total Carbohydrate: 8.1 g | Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g | Protein: 3.4 g
Almonds are a fantastic source of antioxidants that protect against oxidative stress which can contribute to inflammation, aging, and diseases like cancer.
Avocado oil supports heart and eye health and neutralizes free radicals that can contribute to heart disease and diabetes.
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family. The Journal of Nutrition reported that increasing the amount of cruciferous vegetables in your diet may help reduce the risk of lung cancer in nonsmokers.
Cayenne pepper is a good source of beta carotene and antioxidants that support the immune system. The key compound in cayenne called capsaicin is also cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, helps prevent kidney stones and speed up metabolism and has beneficial effects on the GI system.
Cilantro helps cleanse the body of toxic metals such as mercury, arsenic, and lead. It also possesses antibacterial and anticancer properties.
There are over 300 varieties of garlic grown around the world. It is considered both a vegetable and an herb and is clinically proven to support the immune system.
Ginger is a potent aromatic herb and a good natural source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. It has been used for thousands of years in Asia to treat stomach ache, diarrhea, and nausea.
Enzymes in fresh lemon juice accelerate the digestive process. Even though lemon juice is acidic, it actually has an alkalizing effect on the body.
With the Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens in this recipe, you not only get 5 different types of collagen, but also camu camu, acerola cherry, horsetail extract (silica), and zinc gluconate to ensure your body can actually USE the collagen you’re taking.
Over 5,600 research studies show turmeric – with its active ingredient curcumin – is clinically proven to help curb inflammation and support the body in maintaining healthy inflammation levels.