Cauliflower Hummus

This cauliflower hummus is low carb and according to Jax, packed with veggie power.

Cauliflower Hummus
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Because the holes in my ears start closing as soon as I take my earrings out, I wear sleeper’s. These round rings are really plain, and I like to add a little charm of some sort to them. To that end, I buy cheap earrings from a place that sells a wide variety. They don’t last, but I don’t mind as the price is indicative of the quality. The sleeper’s I have are really old, and the catch is not perfect. A few months ago I lost one of the dangly bits. Not too worried, I just changed them over. And thankfully I did not throw the one cluster away. Last month while walking in the cottage bedroom I noticed something glinting in the wood. The floor is solid pine but the planks were seconds, meaning they are not perfect.

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And they have not been sanded and sealed. Stuck in one of the joins was the charm. I was really quite shocked, as it could have landed anywhere! And even more so when this happened again, not at home, but in my car. Last week when I took my mask off the earring must have opened. That earring has a cubic zirconia charm which was not part of the cheap purchases. I didn’t notice until I got home and was really grateful that as soon as I looked down I could see it shining against my black carpet. This time I was lucky the carpets were black! Have you ever lost something precious and then found it sometime later?

 

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Cauliflower Hummus

The key to getting flavour into this dish is roasting the cauliflower
Recipe Category: Side Dish, Vegetarian
All Rights Reserved: Adapted from The Flexitarian Foodie page 129

Ingredients

  • 420 g head of cauliflower, cut into florets, and core discarded
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
  • 70 g sunflower seeds
  • 55 g tahini
  • 60 mls olive oil
  • 30 mls lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1.25 mls ground cumin
  • 1.25 mls ground coriander
  • ground paprika to sprinkle
  • 5 g fresh coriander, roughly chopped to garnish, optional

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200° Celsius
  • Place the cauliflower onto a baking tray lined with tin foil and drizzle with olive oil
  • Season generously and place into the oven for 30 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and set aside to cool
  • Once cool, place into a blender with the sunflower seeds, tahini, oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin and coriander
  • Process until smooth, scraping down the sides if necessary
  • Season to taste then place into a bowl to serve
  • Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle the paprika over and add the coriander if using
Inspiration published on Lavender and Lime December 24:

Dave and I are away sightseeing with my parents. I will be back at work on the 5th of January and will reply to comments then. For those of you celebrating, I wish you and your family a blessed Christmas.

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  1. When I was pregnant with my second child, my fingers swelled and unlike my first pregnancy they stayed bigger, so I couldn’t wear my wedding rings. After running around like this for a couple years my mother said, “well at least you should have a ring and bought one that looked a little like my wedding ring with a small ruby and diamond chips. It wasn’t super expensive but not cheap either. I wore it for years, then one day it disappeared. I was pretty sure the cat had run off with it and we looked everywhere with no luck. Well a few years later we were cleaning up some empty boxes and there was the ring! Since then I’ve been careful to put it inside a cupboard when I take it off to cook, though she’s older and a little better behaved now!

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