Broccoli: Although not the favorite of many kids, broccoli is one of the healthiest foods you can find. It is a member of the cabbage family and is rich in isothiocyanates, sulforaphanes and indoles, which are big words for powerful cancer fighters. It is chock full of nutrition, and on top of it all is good for your eyes. All parts of the broccoli are good for you, including the stems and leaves. Even the sprouts are touted as alarmingly healthy. So it's probably time to get over your aversion and bite the broccoli.

Broccoli Sprout-Tofu Spread on Toast

prep time: 10


  • 1 cup tofu cake
  • 1 tablespoon white or brown rice miso
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup broccoli sprouts
  • 10 slices toasted whole grain bread


In a small bowl, mash the tofu, miso, tahini and lemon juice together with a fork until thoroughly mixed. Lightly chop sprouts, then fold into tofu mixture. Spread thickly on toast. Top with extra broccoli sprouts. Keep refrigerated in a covered jar.