Garlic Rosemary Basil Mashed Cauliflower

Rosemary Basil Mashed Cauliflower

Ingredients:
1 head of cauliflower
1 handful of basil
1 5″-6″ stalk of fresh rosemary
3-5 cloves of garlic
1/4 C of olive oil
1 C of water
Salt, pepper, and cayanne to taste

Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

Rosemary Basil Mashed Cauliflower process

1. Remove the leaves from the base of the cauliflower (Be sure to trim them all the way to the “stump”) & wash well
2. Place cauliflower top down into an oven safe dish
3. Stuff rosemary, & basil as far as you can into the gaps between stalks
4. Pour oil over the openings, then the water as well
5. Plug the holes up with the garlic cloves & sprinkle with salt
6. Bake covered for 30 minutes then remove cover & continue baking for another 30 minutes or until browned on top *You can bake uncovered the entire time for a dryer & less smooth product
7. Remove dish from the oven & cut into 8 large chunks (like a pizza)
8. Pour all of the cooked ingredients (including oil & water) into the food processor & blend on high until desired texture is reached
9. Add salt, pepper & cayenne to taste & mix well
Enjoy!

Recipe by KORTNEY CAMPBELL on JANUARY 31, 2012

Cumin and Lime Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Cumin and Lime Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4

Ingredients:
• 1 large sweet potato or garnet yam (1 ¼ lb.), peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
• 1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
• 1 tsp. Eden Organic safflower oil
• 2 tsp. Simply Organic ground cumin
• 1 tsp. Simply Organic paprika
• 1 lime, halved
• ⅓ cup chopped cilantro

Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper, or coat with cooking spray. Toss sweet potato and onion with oil on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with cumin and paprika, and season with salt, if desired. Squeeze juice of 1/2 lime over sweet potato and onion. Roast 45 minutes to 1 hour, tossing halfway through cooking time.
2. Remove vegetables from oven; squeeze juice of remaining 1/2 lime over top, and sprinkle with cilantro.

Great as a side dish. It’s also great to throw this combination into a tortilla with some black beans and avocado for a quick lunch.