cauliflower Brassica vegetablesIt contains large amounts of fiber and phytochemicals, including antioxidant-rich glucosinolates. Sabula considers the cabbage vegetable’s “ability to metabolically detoxify, especially with hormone metabolism”, is also impressive. “They pack a lot of punch,” she adds. Cauli is also a cruciferous vegetable, which has benefits for gut health, blood sugar, heart health, and more. No wonder cauliflower has become a trendy and nutritious staple (Cauliflower “Pasta” anyone?).
However, in order to get the most out of this nutritious crop, Sapola recommends consuming the entire plant – the leaves and everything. “You can even eat the outer leaves,” she notes, because they’re rich in vitamins and nutrients. (Try sprinkling them with olive oil and roasting or grilling!) The bottom line? Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables you can find; If you’re looking for some recipe-inspired recipes, here are some other tips to keep things interesting: