Personal Chef, Debra Murray, joined Gayle Guyardo, the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show, Bloom, with different ways to cook cauliflower.

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower – Serves 4-6


  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 6 peppercorns
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • Coconut oil


  • Fill a stockpot ½ way with water.
  • Add the turmeric and salt and peppercorns, bring to a boil.
  • Turn off the heat and submerge the entire head of cauliflower into the pot.
  • Leave the cauliflower in the mixture for 20-30 minutes.
  • Remove the cauliflower from the pot and cut off the flowers or cut int 1 inch thick steaks.
  • Rub the cauliflower with yogurt then drizzle with oil.
  • Roast the cauliflower in a 400 degree oven or air fryer and cook till golden brown, approximately 10 minutes.

Roasted Tomatoes with Cauliflower Feta – Serves 4 – 6


  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 7 oz block feta cheese
  • 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and halved
  • 8 oz spinach roughly chopped
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets in bite size pieces
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced basil
  • 2 tablespoon minced parsley


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Spray a 3 quart baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • Place the tomatoes, feta, and garlic in the baking dish and drizzle with half the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Place 2 cups of water into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Add the cauliflower to the boiling water and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Add the spinach then remove from the heat.
  • Drain the cauliflower and spinach.
  • Remove the tomato mixture from the oven, raise the temperature to 450 degrees.
  • Add the cauliflower and spinach to the tomato mixture and place back in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Mix feta mixture and smash the tomatoes.
  • Toss all the ingredients together.
  • Add the remaining seasoning and basil and parsley.
  • Serve at once.

Buffalo Cauliflower – Serves 4-6


  • Cauliflower
  • 1 pound of cauliflower florets cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • Nonstick spray

Buffalo Sauce:

  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce (optional)
  • 2 teaspoon cider vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Toss the cauliflower florets in the oil, season with salt and pepper then place on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with panko then spray with nonstick spray,
  • Place the baking sheet on the center rack in the oven and cook till golden brown approximately 20 minutes.
  • Add all the ingredients for the buffalo sauce to a medium bowl and whisk to incorporate.
  • When cauliflower is golden brown, remove from the oven and toss with the sauce.
  • Serve with Ranch Dressing or Blue Cheese Dressing on the side.

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