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Cauliflower sheep
  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Vegan Diet

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  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Cauliflower sheep
Method
  • Use a knife to cut the leaves from the cauliflower and cut all around the stem to remove it.
  • Chop the cauliflower into small and large florets. The large florets will be used to make the sheep’s bodies and the small ones will be used to make their heads and legs.
  • If you don’t have many large florets you can connect them with a toothpick to make them larger.
  • The top part of each floret (that looks like a cloud) will be used to make the top part of the sheep and head (so they can look all woolly!), while the stems that are “bare” will be used to create their legs and face.
  • Use a small, sharp knife to clean up most of the stem in order to make them look more like legs and faces.
  • On the small bouquet that will be used to make the head, add 2 whole cloves to create the eyes.
  • Use toothpicks to help you connect the legs and head with the body.
  • The size, shape of the cauliflower as well as how “tight” it is will determine how many sheep you can create.
  • Spread the hummus on a serving platter to create the “green fields” and place the cauliflower sheep over it (so they can graze!) along with finely chopped lettuce leaves.

For the hummus

  • Beat the kidney beans and garlic in a food processor until pureed.
  • Stop the food processor and add the olive oil, tahini, cumin, paprika, chili flakes, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Beat again until you create a nice thick paste. (If you want to make the mixture thinner add some of the water the beans boiled in.)

To serve

  • Serve with rocket leaves and hummus.
Tip
You can also boil the cauliflower for 3-4 minutes if you prefer! 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

362
Calories (kcal)
18 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

21.0
Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.1
Saturated Fat (g)
16 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

22.0
Total Carbs (g)
8 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.8
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

14.0
Protein (g)
28 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

13.0
Fibre (g)
52 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.04
Sodium (g)
1 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.