In recent times cauliflower has become a popular substitute for starchy carbs (pizza crust, cauliflower rice). In this breakfast recipe cauliflower rightly takes
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, a member of the Brassica family along with cabbage, kale, broccoli, Brussel sprouts.
Health benefits of cauliflower
Cauliflower contains plenty of
It’s also a good source of choline. Choline is essential for memory and learning. Adequate choline also helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle and deepen sleep, so you’re less likely to wake with every little noise.
Plant-based diets can tend to be low in choline making cauliflower a good choice for vegetarians.
Along with its cruciferous cousins, cauliflower contains
I like to make this recipe up on a Sunday night so that Monday morning breakfast is all ready to go.
Cauliflower Casserole Recipe
- ½ head of cauliflower chopped into florets
- 7 eggs
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of your choice)
- 1 tsp garlic powder or 2 cloves crushed fresh garlic
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
- 1 cup baby spinach
- Preheat oven to 190 deg C, lightly grease, an 18-22cm baking dish.
- Steam cauliflower florets for 5-6 minutes or until tender.
- In a bowl, whisk together eggs, salt, nutritional yeast, garlic. Add spinach and steamed cauliflower until well coated.
- Pour mixture into the dish and bake for 45 minutes.
- Let cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!
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Norelle Hentschel is an experienced naturopath with a clinic in Crows Nest, Sydney who enjoys supporting her clients to reach their health goals.
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