Anne Aobadia, is Chief Editor of the Swedish magazine 'Loving Food' and author of a best selling Swedish low-carb cook book. She is a passionate chef who never tires of experimenting in the kitchen and loves cooking food for large gatherings! She is also great at making food with whatever is at hand. She is now working with Diet Doctor site and has recently shown this lovely soup ...
4 cups (900 ml) organic chicken or vegetable stock
1 lb (450 g) 1 small head of cauliflower
½ lb (220 g) cream cheese
1 tablespoon unsweetened dijon mustard
4 oz. (110 g) butter
Salt and pepper
½ lb (220 g) pancetta or bacon, diced
1 tablespoon butter, for frying
1 teaspoon paprika powder or smoked chili powder
4 oz. (100 g) pecan nuts
The stock can be replaced by lightly salted water. The pecan nuts can be exchanged for any kind of nut or seed that you like.
Cauliflower also offers a healthy dose of potassium, fiber, and folic acid and contains a sulfur compound called isothiocyanate that protects health and prevents disease. Not all cauliflower is white. You can find green and orange varieties of this cruciferous (named for the cross-shaped flowers) cousin of broccoli and Brussels sprouts. The difference is in the amount (or absence) of chlorophyll present during the vegetable's growth.
All vegetables in the cruciferous family -- kale, cabbage, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts -- are packed with vitamin C and potassium.
... we try and bring a variety of recipe ideas to this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.
All the best Jan