Eat For Your Health: Lentil, Cauliflower and Zucchini Over Brown Rice

Two servings of vegetables, one serving of legumes and 1 serving of whole grains packed into one meal! The ginger and turmeric are warming spices, perfect to help you swing into fall!


Serves 4

Time: 45 minutes

What you need:

  •  1 cup brown rice, dry
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 small head of cauliflower, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • ΒΌ inch fresh ginger, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 15 oz can of lentils, rinsed and drained

What you do:

  • Heat vegetable broth in medium pot and bring to a boil
  • Once boiling, add brown rice and sea salt, cover and reduce to a simmer.  Allow to simmer for 45-minutes. Once complete, open pot and fluff rice with a fork. Set aside.
  • While the rice is boiling heat coconut oil over medium high heat in large skillet, add ginger and stir-fry for about 1-2 minutes.  Add cauliflower, zucchini and turmeric and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  • Add lentils and stir until lentils are warmed thoroughly
  • Serve over brown rice