Cabbage and Raisin Mash
I needed a new twist on the good ol’ cabbage for my kids…. and so as I was cooking the cabbage, this literally came to me! Make it a mash! And that’s exactly what this is – super quick, easy and totally delicious. I think you will love it and if you have kids, so will they! Cabbage’s potential in regards to cancer prevention has been explored extensively with promising results. Close to 500 studies have taken place relating to cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention, with cabbage proving it is well worth including frequently in your diet. This is mostly because of the high antioxidant count but is also attributed to its anti-inflammatory potential. Cabbage is also an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C – both of which are absolutely essential if we are to maintain optimum health. To make this meal even healthier, the dash of cinnamon has been included. Cinnamon has been appreciated throughout history for its healing abilities. Among the amazing things it can do for your body are maintaining blood sugar levels, preventing the growth of bad bacteria in the body and also it helps blood to clot properly. All of that aside, it tastes great and is easy to add into your food everyday!
- 1 head of savoy cabbage
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1/4 cup raisins
- A dash of cinnamon
- The first thing you’ll need to do is cut the cabbage into quarters and then slice off the stem. You can then take the quarters and cut them into one-inch strips.
- The next step is to bring a large pot of water to the boil and add in the cabbage. Boil this pan for 3-5 minutes until the cabbage is somewhat soft.
- Next, place the cabbage, coconut milk, raisins and cinnamon into your food processor and whiz away until smooth.
- Finally, place the cabbage mash into bowls and then top with a few more raisins and a sprinkle of cinnamon!