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Cauliflower is a great source of unique plant compounds and antioxidants found only in cruciferous vegetables. Research shows that people who consume this delicious vegetable and its close relatives are particularly well protected against harmful free radicals and inflammation, which has earned the food its cancer-fighting reputation.
Thanks to its naturally mild flavor, you can utilize a variety of seasonings and use it as a low-fat substitute for dairy or cashews in creamy sauces. In addition to being very healthy, it’s also fairly cheap and easy to find; it’s widely available at grocery stores and farmers’ markets.
Until recently, cauliflower was largely underutilized in everyday household meals. Read on to learn some of our favorite ways of enjoying this modest but impressive plant!
There are so many ways to cook and prepare cauliflower. It can be roasted or mashed; you can make it into “wings” or “nuggets” or ceviche; it works well as a complement in any number of soups and casseroles, as well as in the starring role. It’s no wonder people have gotten so creative with cauliflower in the kitchen—these days, when it comes to healthy, versatile foods, this cruciferous veggie leads the way.
The following recipes will enhance your love for this healthy vegetable. Try them and get ready to be surprised!
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