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Cauliflower Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds
WASH VEG. Cut cauliflower in ½ then into small bite-size florets.
SLICE and dice all the salad ingredients and toss them all together in a bowl.
TOAST sunflower seeds in a dry-fry pan on the stove for a few minutes until golden – watch closely; they can burn quickly.
ADD all ingredients to a glass jar, shaker or blender and blend until well combined.
TASTE adjust salt & vinegar, and spices to taste.
TOSS ½ the vinaigrette into the salad, mixing to coat well.
PLATE salad over baby kale if using. Sprinkle with toasted sunflower seeds and serve with remaining dressing on the side.
* OIL-FREE use the juice of 1 orange instead of oil.
SWAP VEGETABLES for what you have and love.
SWAP Cauliflower for romesco or lightly steamed broccoli.
ADD cooked chickpeas or white beans or adzuki beans, or lentils.
THERAPEUTIC DIETS – Adapt the recipe and ingredients according to your healthcare provider.
Please remember to read food ingredient labels.