What’s not to love about cauliflower? High in fiber, it contains tremendous nutritional density between those stalks. And pairing it with the every-essential-amino-acid quinoa, heck, you may just outlive those Norwegians on the Dannon yogurt commercials.
This recipe is so darn healthy, in fact, I feel fine about using butter in the recipe. (But feel free to substitute olive oil for the butter.)
Roasting cauliflower is a great way to enjoy this very nutritious vegetable. If you think you are cauliflower adverse, try it. Like seasonal Brussels sprouts, cauliflowers natural sugars surface and caramelize when roasting. You may become a cauliflower convert.
Cauliflower-based dinners aren’t always the most exciting meal, but this butter-roasted version is as unusual as it is delicious. (It’s a great “cleanser” too!) I purchased an orange-colored cauliflower for this recipe, I notice little flavor differentiation from white but the color
makes a festive late-October meal when paired over black quinoa.
Update: 1 cup of wild rice and 1 cup of farro both cook at the same time (as long as they’re not quick cook) and work great as a base for the chicken in this recipe, too. This morning we woke up to the first real snow of the year––good thing I’d purchased a chicken. … Full recipe post »
Once again, I’m late to the party, waving my freak flag. My favorite food and writing bloggers pump out relevant blogs several times a week–how do they do it? These days between exhausting road trips taking care of family matters (er, drama), insuring my third and final edit was returned squeaky clean (wine, please), and squeezing in basal cell skin cancer … Full recipe post »
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