Friday, March 30, 2012

Cocoa Toasted Cauliflower


Another day, another recipe incorporating cocoa powder (100% cacao) into recipes that aren't deserts. On its own, cocoa powder is warm, slightly bitter, and not at all sweet.  I absolutely love the flavor of this cauliflower! A perfect compliment to any meat, we ate it with Italian sausage because that is what was defrosted. Chicken or steak would also be good.

Ingredients

  • 1 head fresh cauliflower
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa (100% cacao)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 F. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Remove core of cauliflower and break into florets. Place florets in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, mix the paprika, salt, cocoa, pepper and garlic with a fork. Add coconut oil and microwave for 15-20 seconds until the oil is melted and the spices smell delish
  • Drizzle the spiced oil over the cauliflower in the bowl, then toss with two large spoons until well coated.

  • Spread the cauliflower in a single layer on the baking sheet and roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until tender and brown.



Enjoy!


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  2. 3 Studies REVEAL How Coconut Oil Kills Fat.

    The meaning of this is that you actually burn fat by eating coconut fats (in addition to coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

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