STOP Eating BORING Cauliflower: How To Upgrade The Taste Using Honey & Garlic
Written by: Lindsay Sibson
Life is too short to EAT boring, plain-old cauliflower.
You already know that eating an abundance of veggies does wonders for your mind, body and energy levels.
Sure you can snack on raw chopped veggies (perhaps dipped in homemade hummus)… BUT even that can get a bit ho-hum.
If you are looking for MASSIVE flavor with a bit of crunch, then you are going to fall in love with this Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower recipe!
Benefits Of Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower
- Rich in vitamins and minerals
- Source of vitamin C, vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium and manganese
- Has anti-inflammatory properties
- Improves blood pressure and kidney function
- A good source of choline, a B vitamin known for its role in brain development
- Has dietary fiber, which supports proper digestive health
- Aids in detoxification
- Contains natural antioxidants, enzymes and minerals needed for a healthy digestive system
- Iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium
- Vitamins found in honey include vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin
- The nutraceuticals contained in honey help neutralize damaging free radical activity
- Regular consumption of honey helps maintain the flow of your digestion
- Contains a compound called allicin, which has potent medicinal properties
- Boosts the function of your immune system
- Highly nutritious with few calories
- Contains manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, selenium, calcium, copper, iron, phosphorus and vitamin B1
- Helps prevent and reduce common illnesses
Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower
- 1 small head of cauliflower (cut into bite sized pieces)
- 2 cups panko bread crumbs
- 2 large eggs, whisked
- 6 tbsp raw honey
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 6 tbsp water
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1 ½ tbsp low sodium soy sauce
- ½ tbsp sriracha sauce
1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Whisk eggs in a small bowl.
- Place panko crumbs in a separate bowl.
2. Drip cauliflower pieces in egg then roll in panko until coated.
- Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
- Repeat with all cauliflower pieces.
3. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
- Until coating is dark golden brown and crunchy.
To Make The Sauce
1. Add all of the sauce ingredients into a pan EXCEPT the water and cornstarch.
- Bring to a simmer and stir continually to mix.
2. In a small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in water.
- Pour into the honey mixture in the pan.
3. Stir until sauce reaches a low boil again.
- Cook sauce for about 2 minutes until it thickens.
To Finish The Dish
1. Toss the cauliflower in the sauce until fully coated.
2. Serve warm.
3. Garnish with fresh chopped scallions.
Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.
Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).
Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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