This turmeric cauliflower recipe is a great side to any dish. Filled with both nutrients and plenty of fiber, it’s a healthy way to fill up on veggies, preventing you from overeating. What’s really great about this delicious side is all the numerous health benefits it contains.

There is more to turmeric then just its blight lively color. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. Chronic, low-level inflammation plays a major role in almost every chronic disease. This includes heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, and various other conditions. Turmeric inhibits many molecules known to play major roles in inflammation. It can also play a role in preventing heart disease.  It aids in improving the function of the endothelium, which is the lining of the blood vessels. It has been shown to aid in preventing type 2 diabetes. It decreases insulin resistance keeping blood sugar under control.

Cauliflower is often called the healthiest food on earth and there are plenty of reasons why. It’s a  good supplier of essential vitamins, carotenoids, fiber, soluble sugars, minerals, and phenolic compounds. Its also plays a role in losing weight. One cup of cauliflower contains a mere 29 calories! Certain compounds found in cauliflower are very useful for helping the body to detox due to how they support liver function. This vegetable is beneficial for digestion and detoxification because of its rich supply of sulfur-containing compounds.Cauliflower also helps to reduce constipation and to keep extra waste or water weight moving out of your body.

With all the health benefits you get in this recipe plus how delicious and filling it is, it’s no wonder it’s a favorite to all that try it!

Turmeric Cauliflower
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Ingredients
  1. Sea salt
  2. 1 tbs oil
  3. Black pepper
  4. 1/4 Crushed red pepper
  5. 1/2 tsp Cumin
  6. 2tsp Turmeric, grated
Instructions
  1. Smother on 1 head of chopped cauliflower
  2. Lay on baking sheet and roast
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