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Cauliflower

Benefits of Eating Cauliflower:

– Helps fight cancer cells

– Boosts heart health

– Rich in vitamins (contains 77% daily value of Vitamin C)

–  Boosts brain health

– Good for digestion

Cauliflower

How to Cook/Use Cauliflower

Cauliflower is in the same food family as broccoli as you can probably tell.  While cauliflower looks like a white piece of broccoli, they do have different tastes and textures.  There is a wide variety of ways to use cauliflower.  Some basic and some very creative.  Check some out below:

Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients:

– 1 head of cauliflower

– 2 tablespoons of olive oil

Directions:

– Cut head of cauliflower into florets

-Little bits at a time, place cauliflower into a food processor and pulse

You can eat this cold or warm by sauteing in a pan.  Mix with meat, beans, and/or other veggies to make it a complete meal.

Mashed Pota…we mean…Cauliflower

Ingredients:

– 1 head of cauliflower (cut into florets)

– 1 tablespoon of olive oil

– 1 clove of garlic

– 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese

– 1 tablespoon of (reduced fat) cream cheese

– Pepper to taste

Directions:

– Steam cauliflower for 10 minutes

– In a separate pan, heat olive oil up and cook garlic clove until soft

– Place half of cauliflower into food processor and blend

– Add the rest of the cauliflower (little amounts at a time) along with the cooked garlic, Parmesan cheese, cream cheese, and black pepper

– Blend until smooth and creamy

Get the potato taste without the carbs or gluten while adding a vegetable.

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