Who doesn’t love a colorful plate? This week, we are featuring an easy weeknight shortcut for building a vegetable-rich dinner plate. This product features a simple ingredient list: several different types of cauliflower with no added sauce or oil, a perfect staple for a VLCD-friendly meal.
While we see a lot of white cauliflower products floating around, it’s beneficial nutritionally to incorporate other varieties of cauliflower into your diet for exposure to a different combination of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals (plant chemicals that give color, but are also beneficial to human health, such as reducing cancer risk and inflammation). Purple cauliflower, found in this blend, is rich in anthocyanins, which are responsible for its characteristic color, but also have anti-inflammatory effects, among other health benefits. Yellow and orange cauliflower, also included in this product, get their color from carotenoids, which are beneficial for eye health and may aid with reducing cancer risk. So grab a bag and keep it in your freezer for a quick, easy-to-prepare nutritional powerhouse when you don’t have fresh produce on hand.