Dairy free creamy cauliflower soup with coconut milk and garlic. Spike this soup with a little coconut oil and some cayenne pepper and you have a healthy nourishing creamy cauliflower soup that boosts the immune system and brings warm comfort. I had an extra head of cauliflower last week and found myself craving a creamy soup. So I chopped the cauliflower, onion, celery, an apple, sautéed it in coconut oil, pureed it with coconut milk and put it back on the stove. Yumm ! I added some spices and some crushed garlic at the end of cooking and it tasted great. I still felt it needed something, so I added some cayenne pepper and a tbsp of coconut oil and it was perfect. I could breathe fresh garlic and cayenne through my nostrils as I savored the creamy cauliflower soup and it was heavenly. Comfort food! Quick and easy perfect weeknight soup. Perfect for the cold winter evening.
Nutrition Wise !
Cauliflower is part of the cruciferous family and has compounds that strengthen the immune system. It’s an excellent source of folate and vitamin C. Just three raw florets provide 67 percent of the Daily Value (DV) for vitamin C. Garlic is also an excellent immune booster especially when eaten raw or in near raw state. Throwing some crushed garlic in at the end of cooking increases potency of a compound called ” allicin” in garlic and provides all the cold fighting benefits. Coconut oil and coconut milk contribute some healthy fat and add to the immune boosting power. Apples add some additional insurance and health benefits. Add some cayenne and you have a potent immune boosting soup.