Roasted 'Cauli' is a vibe (so my girls tell me). I don't know why it's now a vibe, because I have been lurving it for ever!

Despite its versatility to be blended, pureed, roasted or steamed it has great nutritional benefits, and is an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin K and fibre which is also ripping news for gut health.  

I have been making my roasted Cauliflower Salad for yonks, and with a sprinkle of be. Health Pure Collagen before you pop it into the oven, you get the benefit of added protein (praise be.). It can be served hot or cold, on its own or as a side dish. 

Perfect as a 'what would you like us to bring', thing to your friend's house over summer; even though we really like it when they say, 'no nothing, just yourselves,' (huzzah)!

In the absence of that glorious event, give this a go!

It looks lovely too; everyone will bestow you with culinary god status (or just nod a lot as they eat it)!


1 half-head of cauliflower cut into small florets
3 tbsp of be. Health Pure Collagen Powder 
200 gm cooked brown rice
1/4 cup pan-roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1/4 cup pan-roasted almond flakes
1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander
2-3 tbsp dried chilli flakes
4 tbsp dukkah (available from green grocers, delis & gourmet isles of the supermarket)
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup olive oil extra for dressing
Sea salt


  1. Heat oven to 180c degrees.
  2. Place cauliflower florets on a baking sheet, lined with baking paper and drizzle 2 tbsp of olive oil, salt, pepper & be.Health Pure Collagen Powder, and roast in the oven for 25 -30 minutes. Set aside and allow to cool. 
  3. Cook brown rice as per packet directions. Set aside and allow to cool. 
  4. To assemble salad, add cooled cauliflower, coriander, chilli flakes, cranberries, pepitas & almond flakes to cooled rice. Pour in 1/4 cup of olive oil and gently combine the salad with a large spoon until all the ingredients are incorporated evenly. 
  5. Test for taste and add any additional seasoning, dukkah, chilli flakes, olive oil or even a squeeze of lemon juice to suit. 
  6. Serve in a large bowl. Leftovers will keep in the fridge for about 2 days. 
Note: I added purple carrots to this one too, so think about some other colourful roasty veg that you can include.  
Jaq x

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