Cauliflower is rich in vitamins and minerals. One serving of cauliflower contains 77 percent of the recommended daily value of Vitamin C. Its also a good source of Vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium and magnesium. In addition, cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. It may boost both your heart and brain health, along with being antioxidant-rich and an anti-inflammatory.
Cauliflower can be served in replace of rice, mash potatoes and pizza crust. There are many ways to enjoy cauliflower and takes very little effort to make it a part of your weekly meal plans.
When picking a head of cauliflower, look for a firm feel with no brown of soft yellow spots. If it’s surrounded by green leaves its likely to be especially fresh.