raw cauliflower

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Try a strawberry and cauliflower smoothie to get those veggies in

Struggling to eat raw vegetables? Don’t overlook a humble ingredient like cauliflower for your next smoothie.

raw cauliflower

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The nutrient content of raw vegetables, such as cauliflower is higher than when it is cooked. Why is that? Well, heat can destroy important nutrients found in the raw ingredients.

Many vegetables like baby spinach, mushrooms or cauliflower can be mixed with strawberries, bananas and other fruit to give a healthy smoothie. Incorporating raw fruits, nuts, seeds and vegetables into your diet can have health benefits. What are these health benefits? Many people have found to experience that you are likely to have more energy, better skin, improved digestion and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. 

So why not cash in on those perks and blend up some vegetables. Here’s the first recipe to try right now.

Cauliflower smoothie

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Recipe by James Olivier Course: LunchCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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Struggling to eat raw vegetables? Try out this delicious smoothie instead.


  • 1 cup 1 strawberries frozen

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 mango frozen (you can substitute with apple or kiwi)

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cauliflower (either steamed and cooled, or raw riced)

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cucumber peeled

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 coconut water

  • 2 2 white mushrooms washed


  • Blend everything until smooth, then serve in a glass.

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