If you hadn’t heard the news, cauliflower is the new kale.
That new title comes for a good reason. The vegetable can be made into vegan buffalo wings after all. And pizza crust. It has vitamin C, fiber and potassium, and while you may have heard the “stay away from white foods” line, that doesn’t apply here. Add to that B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin K and you have one powerful vegetable.
The majority of the appeal of the “new kale” comes from the fact that you can do so much with it. So get started with these:
Roasting may in fact be the easiest thing you can do, and one of the most delicious.
You may have made a version of cooked cauli mash, but how about a raw one? This one comes from raw food extraordinaire Ani Phyo.
Yes, you can replace rice with a vegetable, and when you do, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.
Cook and puree, this soup recipe is simple and hearty, with the perfect dash of spice for winter.
I bet you never thought you’d see it in pudding did you? Well now you have.
The new kale works great as a vegetarian alternative to meat. In this recipe they get baked to be served as “steaks.”
This recipe makes a savory cake that’s somewhere in between a quiche and a meatless meatloaf.
There are many renditions on this recipe, and it’s no surprise why it’s popular. Gluten-free, and best of all: you used a vegetable to make a pizza crust!
If you can make pizza crust, then you can make tortillas. Hello tacos.
Better prep for that Super Bowl party by mastering this recipe.
A salad that is cold weather-friendly.
This versatile veggie mixed together with just the right spices, and covered in tahini sauce.
Yeah, your vegan comfort food taste buds just went crazy didn’t they?
Pickle this veg and take it to a whole new level.
A creamy and wintry dish that you’ll probably want two slices of.
A whole new take on roasting.
Good as a dip or as a spread on sandwiches.
Bet you know what the secret ingredient is, don’t you? Oh, and these are vegan and gluten-free of course.
Have your new favorite vegetable and drink it too.
If cauliflower is the new kale then putting the two together makes this the most modern salad you could make.
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