by Jeanne Angleberger, Shaklee Associate for a Healthier Life
Health Benefits of Cauliflower
Have you heard about the amazing health benefits of cauliflower? Yours truly has! This cruciferous vegetable can be cooked and served in so many delicious ways.
Cauliflower offers a range of nutrients that are advantageous to our health. One of its best nutritional bangs is its high amounts of Vitamin C, as well as K, potassium, thiamin, riboflavin, magnesium, and beta carotene. It is full of antioxidants and supports healthy digestion. Sulforaphane, another compound found in cauliflower, contains antimicrobial, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory properties. You can read more about the top health benefits of cauliflower online at www.Mercola.com.
There are many ways to serve this white vegetable. The flavor is scrumptious no matter how you prepare it.
Here are a few ideas you can try: serve it raw with your favorite hummus or dip; serve it as a side dish or salad; mash cooked cauliflower is a new version of mashed potatoes; use cauliflower rice for pizza crust; add some to your favorite smoothie. You can search for delicious recipes online.
Look for pure white, firm heads of cauliflower with green leaves. To keep it fresh, yours truly cuts the flowers from the head as soon as it’s purchased. Wash thoroughly. Drain well. Store in an airtight container or zip plastic bag. It will keep up to seven days refrigerated.
Cauliflower is another vegetable you can add to any meal.
You’ll know it’s healthy and can be served in various ways.
Introduce this tasty veggie to your family today. Hopefully, they’ll be glad you did.