Another great vegetable in season is cauliflower! A very underrated vegetable, cauliflower has many exceptional qualities that shouldn’t be overlooked. The nutrient build-up of cauliflower is notably impressive. They contain almost every vitamin and mineral that you need such as: fiber, vitamins (C, K and B6), folate, potassium, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus. In addition to its bountiful nutritional value, cauliflower also contains high levels of antioxidants. Cauliflower is particularly high in glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, two groups of antioxidants that have been shown to slow the growth of cancer cells.
A great way to incorporate cauliflower into your diet is by roasting them! Roasted cauliflower can be a meat replacement added in salads, curry, stir fry, or just by itself. Lay cut up cauliflower on a baking sheet, adding salt, pepper, garlic, or any other seasonings of choice. You can bake them at 450 degrees fahrenheit for 20 minutes, and voila! Let us know how you incorporate cauliflower into your meals.
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