strawberry & cherry caulicream bowl

Caulicream is the new nice cream (it's been said on my instagram), this shouldn't be new news! I've taken all the nana out of the ever popular nicecream & replaced it with a less sugary, less carb dense alternative, cauliflower! This cruciferous vegetable contains a wellthy supply of health-promoting phytonutrients (or phytochemicals), are a natural source of antioxidants, supply the body with essential vitamins & minerals, fibre, & contain phenolic compounds which play an important role in cancer prevention and treatment. It's neutral flavour makes it the perfect wellthy complement to a plethora of colourful antioxidant rich berries (a perfect substitute for refined sugars). If you're looking to curb a craving for a fruity smooth treat & want to incorporate more seasonal foods into your day, look no further than this strawberry cherry caulicream bowl, featuring ... local organic strawberries & cherries! You have to take advantage of the short window that these beautiful summer foods are available, so i've added two of my favourites to make bowl that vibrant in colour & flavour.

But first, here are some wellthy facts about strawberries & cherries:

cherries:

  • rich in antioxidants 

  • source of vitamin C

  • source of potassium

  • Reduce inflammation

  • a good source of fibre

  • contain high concentrations of key phytochemicals including melatonin

strawberries:

  •  excellent source of vitamins C and K

  • a good source of fibre

  • contain significant amounts of phytonutrients and flavanoids

  • fibre and fructose content may help regulate blood sugar levels

  • contain powerful antioxidants


what you'll need:

  • 1/2 almond milk

  • 200g frozen cauli rice

  • 60g frozen avo

  • 70g frozen straw

  • 70g frozen cherries

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp lucuma

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1 scoop vital protein collagen peptides (optional) 

The steps:

  1. In a high speed blender, first add the almond milk.

  2. Layer in the remaining ingredients & start the blender on low.

  3. Use your tamper to assist the blender. If needed, slowly add more nut milk, approximately 1/8 cup. Start to increase the speed & use the tamper until all ingredients are incorporated & you achieve a smooth consistency.

wellthy toppers:

  • cashews

  • hemp hearts

  • cacao

  • coconut

  • fresh berries

  • cacao nibs

  • probiotic granola

  • nut butter

Enjoy!

-m