Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

When most people cook cauliflower, they might think the only way to cook it is by boiling it or gratinating it. But did you know that you’re not limited by these two techniques, that there are many more ways to cook this delicious vegetable?

In this post, I will show you how to add flavour and life to your cauliflower and turn it into something special, by roasting it with a blend of unique spices.

1 teaspoon cumin
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 tsp grape seed oil
2 cloves of minced garlic
1 tablespoon Garam Masala, or other Indian spice blend such as tandoori spice, or a curry spice blend
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 head cauliflower, rinsed, cored, cut into 2-inch piecesSpiced Cauliflower


Combine all ingredients on a baking sheet and bake until fork tender at 400 degrees

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Cauliflower Mash

Did you know? Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables there is. It is also one that is light in carbohydrates, which makes it a great replacement for those who are trying to lighten up their meals and stick to their diets, which makes it perfect in place of mashed potatoes. There’s another benefit of using cauliflower in lieu of potatoes: they cook faster too :)

Here’s a delicious tasteful Cauliflower Mash.

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1 head of cauliflower rinsed and cut into florets
1-2 clove garlic
2 tbsp freshly grated parm cheese (optional)
Few sprigs of chive
sea salt and pepper to taste

Place cauliflower and garlic in pot and boil until tender (1 inch of water is enough)
Once cooked pour out excess water (careful not to spill out the garlic)
Use a food processor or emerson hand blender to “whip” the veggies into a mash.
Sprinkle chives and parm cheese over individual servings
Add salt and pepper for flavour


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