Prep this broccoli slaw ahead, so you’ve got a satisfying lunch waiting for you in the fridge, and thanks to broccoli and cabbage, each serving packs in a little over a cup of cruciferous vegetables. The cruciferous family is an excellent source of sulfur-containing compounds that research suggests can play a role in reducing risk and development of dementia and neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s.1 Cruciferous veggies like broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage are also packed with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds such as kaempferol and myricetin to also support cognitive, as well as overall, health.
You can easily substitute almond butter or another nut or seed butter in place of the peanut butter and use almonds, cashews or sunflower seeds instead of chopped peanuts if desired. Once assembled, refrigerate this one-dish meal in an airtight container for up to four days.
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