Lemon Broccoli

This is a great recipe for just about any time of the year.  The colors and flavors are amazing, and my kids love it! You can’t beat that!!

3 Tbsp Coconut Oil

2 cloves Garlic – minced

1 can (14-15 oz) Chickpeas rinsed well and drained

1 pound Broccoli chopped fine (crowns and stalks)

1 tsp Kosher salt

2 Tbsp Filtered Water

1/4 tsp Black Pepper

Zest of 2 Lemons

1 Tbsp Lemon Juice

2 Tbsp Chopped Chives
1. Heat oil in the pan on medium heat. Add garlic and saute for about 30 seconds, add chickpeas & stir to coat in oil.

2. Add Broccoli & salt, stir occasionally for about 2 minutes, this allows the broccoli to turn a beautiful vibrant green.

3. Add water & turn heat to med-low, cover & cook about 5 minutes

4. Remove cover & stir, if the pan is dry add additional Tbsp of water and steam for 2-3 more minutes.

5. Add pepper, zest, lemon juice & chives. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.


About Pure Energy Lifestyle

I am a Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer, Wife, and Mother of two incredibly active children. I am promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for all people at any stage of health

Posted on September 4, 2015, in Food, recipes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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