Curried Cauliflower & Peppers

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I love the meatiness of the cauliflower and the freshness from the cilantro. The curry makes this dish full of flavor without added calories, and the peppers give a nice crunch. As always, super simple to make with a fairly short ingredient list. Give it a try!

Serves: 4

-3 cups cauliflower; chopped into small pieces

-1 red pepper, sliced

-handful of cilantro, chopped

-1 tablespoon chopped garlic

-2 tablespoons vegetable oil

-1 tablespoon curry powder

-2 teaspoons salt

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. On a large sheet pan, place your chopped cauliflower and toss it with 2 tablespoons olive oil, curry powder, and salt. Bake for 25 minutes until it begins to tenderize, and then add the sliced red pepper and toss the vegetables together. Place back into the oven for another 15 minutes. Once removed from the oven, toss in the chopped garlic and cilantro. Stir, taste for salt, and serve warm. Enjoy!

Warm Broccoli and Yellow Squash Salad with Creamy Fresh Mozzarella

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Serves: 2

-1 cup of broccoli florets

-1 cup of diced yellow squash (about 1 small yellow squash)

-8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-3 tablespoons olive oil

-1/2 cup of water

-2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

-salt and pepper to taste

In a large skillet, add the 3 tablespoons of olive oil and 1/2 cup of water. Turn the heat to medium-high, and add the broccoli and squash. Cover the pan with a lid so that the vegetables can steam for about 8-10 minutes, or until fork tender. Add the garlic, fresh basil, and cubed mozzarella into the pan. Taste for salt and pepper. Stir the mixture for about 1 minute in the pan (heat off) so that the mozzarella JUST begins to melt. Serve warm and enjoy!