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Cauliflower is a wonderful substitute for those who are carb lovers. You can make mock mashed potatoes, pizza with this vegetable and bread sticks, just to name a few.  Like many vegetables, cauliflower has a lot of vitamins and minerals that will help your body.

Check out some of the many health benefits of cauliflower

1. Abundance of Antioxidants – With a healthy dose of vitamin C, beta-carotene, and phytonutrients cauliflower helps to fight against free radicals.

2. Heart help– Cauliflower is known to help heart health. The Sulforaphane in cauliflower improves blood pressure and kidney function.

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3. Weight release – With one serving only 25 calories, this vegetable is full of vitamins and minerals. Cauliflower has a healthy dose of fiber. This will help you feel full faster.

4.  Vitamins and minerals – Cauliflower is loaded with vitamins and minerals. This veggie has a good source of vitamin C, K, and a collection of B vitamins. The minerals include niacin, magnesium, folate, potassium, protein, folic acid, and fiber just to name a few.

5. Reduces inflammation– This vegetable has Omega-3 properties and vitamin K,. Cauliflower is known to help with diabetes and arthritis.

Ready to try out a few recipes? Here is a delicious one

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

1 medium head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets (about 6 to 7 cups)

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Add sea salt and spices, to taste

Cook Cauliflower until tender. Drain the water. Put the cauliflower into a food processor until smooth. Add season and enjoy!