Gluten-free Oven Baked Turmeric Cauliflower

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What’s for dinner that is gluten-free and delicious?  Fellow healthy chef, Lee Holmes, author of Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health. and I created this delicious, baked cauliflower dish and others in a Facebook Live video, live from Happy Gut Kitchen. (follow Happy Gut Facebook here.)

“Turmeric is a lively root, with a heady, earthy fragrance, known for its Hogwarts magical healing powers and can transform unglamorous, frumpy vegetables into golden anti-inflammatory bundles of wellness,” says Lee.

“By adding a sprinkling of cracked pepper to this dish, the curcuminoids (the actual anti-inflammatory phytochemicals in turmeric) are made available to the body,” says Dr. Pedre.

Supercharged Tip: If you are using fresh turmeric, handle with care as it stains easily, if you do happen to turn your favorite garment yellow.  Try squeezing on lemon juice or eucalyptus oil to  help remove turmeric stains.

Gluten-free Oven Baked Turmeric Cauliflower

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Servings:  Serves 4

Makes about 2 cups
Prep time: 4 hours
Blend time: 30 secs

Ingredients:

head cauliflower cut into florets

1/2 red onion chopped (optional)

      Dressing ingredients:

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice

tsp. lemon zest

tbsp. turmeric

2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes

3 garlic cloves crushed

Good pinch of Celtic sea salt

Sprinkling of cracked peppercorns

      To serve:

1/2 cup chopped coriander

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 230 degrees Celsius

Mix dressing ingredients together

Step 2:

Place cauliflower and onion in a bowl 

Pour dressing over and stir to coat 

Step 3:

Place on a baking tray in the oven for 30 minutes until crispy, stirring once 

Top with fresh coriander 

 

Contributed by Lee Holmes, Supercharged Food

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  • Marcus M

    1 head of cauliflower + 1/2 onion = 2 cups?!!