Cauliflower Popcorn

20 Mar

Cauliflower Popcorn

Thank you Anniespickns for reminding me about Cauliflower Popcorn! I had heard about this first from Nomi Shannon, but her version was dehydrated. And frankly, the longer one eats a highly raw diet, the less one favors dehydrated foods. Besides, I had tried the dehydrated cauliflower popcorn and found it too chewy… the boys wouldn’t eat it but fresh raw cauliflower popcorn? I had to try it!

“Not bad!” my husband said to cauliflower popcorn, a healthy snack packed full of B vitamins and amino acids from nutritional yeast and anti-carcinogens from cauliflower.

Here it is, so easy and simple!

Mix all together in a bowl:

sea salt (my general ‘rule’ is 1 tsp per 1 pound of food)

1/2 – 1 tbspn cumin or coriander (this makes a great match with nutritional yeast! use cumin for a spicier flavor, coriander for a milder one)

1/4 cup nutritional yeast or more, to taste (not a raw food, but many raw vegans eat it for B vitamins)

a head of cauliflower, florets cut into small bites like popcorn

Serve immediately. Tastes great even a day after.

Resources:

Broccoli and Cauliflower reduce risk of developing hereditary cancer

Nutrients in cruciferous vegetables found to induce death of cancer cells

Super-Veggies: Cruciferous Vegetables: “A review of research published in the October 1996 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association showed that 70% or more of the studies found a link between cruciferous vegetables and protection against cancer.”

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