Similar in appearance to its cousin the cabbage, beauty food cauliflower is part of the cruciferous family. It consists of green leaves which encase its gorgeous and nutritious white florets. This delicious and diverse vegie it full of cleansing and nutritious powers.
Vitamin A, B, C and K, folate, calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, copper, selenium, fibre and omega 3 fatty acids.
Cauliflower contains a sulphur compound called glucosinate which gives cauliflower its flavour and smell. It also works to activate enzymes which aid the liver, helping to cleanse your body of toxins as well as neutralise damaging free radicals. This works to provide a glowing, clear complexion. Beauty food cauliflower also contains vitamin K and omega 3 fatty acids. Both of these work together to provide fabulous anti-inflammatory benefits and help you maintain a smooth, even skin tone!
Cauliflower can be eaten raw but is much tastier when cooked! Saute florets with a sprinkle of turmeric, bake with some garlic, olive oil and herbs or puree for a gorgeous smooth texture and nutty taste.
When buying beauty food cauliflower make sure there is no browning on the florets, you don’t want to buy one that has been there for too long! Generally cauliflower will keep in the crisper for 3 to 4 days when stored unwashed.
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PRINT this gorgeous 10x15cm beautifood skin food card to keep beauty inspiration at finger tips reach in your kitchen
Step 1. Simply click on the skin food image .
Step 2. Then right click and choose †˜Save image as’ where it will be a JPEG in whichever folder you choose.
Step 3. Open the saved image and print on a postcard size (6†x4†/10cmx15cm) photo paper.
Step 4. Send to printer for your gorgeous skin food card!
Step 5. Display on your fridge file in a A-Z card box in your kitchen.