lower the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases and leaky gut
plays a role in boosting immune function
contains sulforaphane, which boosts our liver’s detoxifying enzymes
enzymatic action from eating cauliflower may also protect brain, eyesight, fight against free radicals, induce detoxification enzymes, and help prevent and treat cancer.
Nutrition of cauliflower
Cauliflower is a whole food which means it contains all macro nutrients and has a high nutrient density. Nutrient dense foods contain a lot of nutrients (vitamins and minerals) for a low amount of calories.
Example: One cup of raw cauliflower pieces contains only 27 calories but 51mg of vitamin C, which covers almost 70% of your daily intake need!
Cauliflower is also rich in fiber, Vitamin B5, B5, K, folate and potassium. It also contains protein and traces of the other minerals and vitamins.
When is cauliflower in season?
You can get cauliflower pretty much year round, especially in the frozen section. It’s peak season is end of summer until the end of fall.
Vegan, oil free, gluten free potato cauliflower stew that can be done in less than 30 minutes and makes a perfect instant pot/one pot meal. This healthy plant based dinner recipe is also weight loss, 21 day fix, and budget friendly ($1.53 per serving).
The best Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings! This super simple and easy recipe is just 5 ingredients and can be baked or air-fried! They're the perfect spicy, crispy, and tender appetizer or healthy snack for game day! Gluten-free, keto, paleo, and allergy-free, these oil-free vegetarian wings will be a hit at your next party, even with the meat-eaters!
This creamy Vegan Cauliflower Soup is cozy and comforting and so simple to make. The perfect bowl to keep you warm all winter long. It’s gluten free and can easily be made nut-free and oil-free, as well. Ready in just about 30 minutes!
This Cauliflower Potato Salad (Keto and Low Carb) has everything you love about classic potato salad, except for the potatoes! Dressed in a creamy vegan dressing, every bite is light, tangy, and rich. It’s a must have for picnics and barbecues!
Hearty, loaded with veggies and seasoned with Italian flavours, this cauliflower Bolognese will make your vegan Bolognese sauce dreams come true. Ready in under an hour and completely whole food plant based with no oil required. It’s a wholesome dinner the entire family will love.
Chocolate Cauliflower Protein Cookies are absolutely flourless, nut free, oil free and one of the healthiest desserts you can ever imagine. It is chocolaty and so desirable that no one can ever find out the hidden veggie in it. It’s high in protein and loaded with superfoods.
Air Fryer Cauliflower Steaks with smokey sweet spices make for the perfect vegan and gluten free meal. With only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to prep these insanely easy cauliflower steaks are sure to become a kitchen staple.
Roasted Cauliflower in Spicy Peanut Sauce is a tasty and easy vegan dinner recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes with 8 simple ingredients! The simple homemade spicy peanut sauce comes together easily and is served on top of roasted cauliflower for a dish packed with flavor.
Here's a quick and easy Cauliflower sabzi recipe that takes just a few ingredients and spices which you already have on hand. Cauliflower a.k.a Gobi sabzi takes less than 30 mins to put together and tastes amazing too.
Whole roasted cauliflower is a showstopping healthy baked main or side dish. The garlic and smoked paprika give it a wonderful flavor, while the cauliflower gets soft inside and crispy on the outside. It's really simple to make, and it's perfect for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas or any time of year!
Vegan cauliflower curry is a great midweek meal that's easy to make and pretty healthy! It's whole food plant based, and even includes a recipe for your own curry paste, but works equally well with a shop bought one.
This Mediterranean Cauliflower is an easy skillet recipe featuring pan fried florets in a mouth-watering tomato-olive-caper-sauce. Enjoy it with your favorite crusty bread for a rustic meal that's ready in 45 minutes.
Kung Pao Cauliflower is the healthy version of Kung Pao Chicken. Cauliflower marinated and cooked in a spicy sweet Kung Pao sauce for a quick and delicious dinner. This zippy dish is low calorie, high fiber, vegan and will have everyone wanting more!
Unlike most Hawaiian fried rice recipes, this version is truly inspired by the tropics. It shuns heavy ingredients, like ham, spam, eggs, grains, and copious amounts of oil. Instead, this Hawaiian Cauliflower Fried Rice is vegan-friendly, grain-free, and filled with fresh ingredients that you can find at almost any store.
This raw cauliflower salad has it all going on...crunchy, salty, chewy, sweet and oh so satisfying...it's tasty nutritious and easy to make! You'll take this to every BBQ, Potluck, Picnic, and make it for meal prep for yourself every single week! It's that good
Feeling low? Trying to resist that bag of bbq potato chips on the shelf? Reach for a head of cauliflower instead. Toss it in my easy peasy punched up store bought Bbq sauce, and bake until you have little golden nuggets of guilt free cauliflower crack.
Air fryer buffalo cauliflower wings are a zesty, low carb vegetarian way to satisfy your wing cravings. Cauliflower florets get coated in spicy, bold buffalo sauce for a snack or appetizer you’ll adore. Making this tasty treat in your air fryer allows you to enjoy slightly crisp tender take on the classic without the added calories of deep frying.
These vegan buffalo cauliflower tacos are ready in 30 minutes and the perfect family-friendly meatless dinner! Naturally gluten-free, oil-free and full of healthy veggies, this undetectably plant-based recipe features crispy buffalo cauliflower bites, spiced chickpeas, homemade salsa and creamy dairy-free ranch.