Delicious cauliflower stew with coconut milk and turmeric

Trying out a new recipe and declaring it an instant success is one of life’s great pleasures! During week two of our Maffetone Two-Week Detox, we had grown a little weary of the same food choices when this gem of a recipe resurfaced from notes and links I had put together previously.

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Preparation is key

It combines the amazing inflammation-fighting properties of turmeric with the healthy fats of coconut, the savory goodness of perfectly blended vegetables and a delicious blend of spices.

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It’s gonna start smelling soooo good…!

This quick and easy meal is a great option for weeknight dinners. You can prepare it a little ahead of time and it’ll keep warm in the closed pot.

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All in the pot!

And the best thing about this? It’s both vegan and paleo and sure to impress even the most picky eaters!

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Oh so orange and sooo good!

Enjoy and let me know what you think! :).

For four servings: 

Ingredients
 
2 tablespoons coconut or avocado oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
1 medium head cauliflower, stemmed and cut into bite-size florets
1 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, chopped
2-3 cups chopped kale
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 teaspoons of freshly grated ginger
1 tablespoon cumin powder
1 tablespoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 can full-fat, unsweetened coconut milk
 

Step 1

In a medium stock pot, heat the coconut oil for 30 seconds on medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and stir until they start to sputter and become wonderfully fragrant. 

Step 2

Add the onions and cook for another minute before adding the tomatoes. Stir and cook for a few more minutes until they begin to soften.

Step 3

Add the rest of the ingredients and stir together. Cover the pan and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to keep from burning until the cauliflower has softened. 

Step 4

Ladle the soup into serving bowls and enjoy! Leftovers can be stored in an air-tight container for a few days in the fridge. 

You can retroactively follow our two-week paleo detox on Instagram @180forward and check out what we are about on http://www.180forward.net

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