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This easy cauliflower salad is one of my favorite salads to bring to potlucks and get-togethers. You can make it the day before and it holds up nicely. As a matter of fact, I think it tastes better the next day.

Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that doesn’t seem to get a whole lot of thought, but it’s a pretty versatile vegetable and I love it. This recipe came about one evening when I had a head of cauliflower that needed using, but I wanted something a little different, so I decided to make a salad.

Did you know that cauliflower is a great source of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, folate, manganese, potassium and pantothenic acid? In addition, it is also a good source of protein, phosphorus, thiamin, magnesium, riboflavin and niacin. Pretty awesome veggie, eh?

Want some more cauliflower recipes? Here are three of my faves:

Shout out to my friend Suzanne from Strands of My Life for shooting the photo for this recipe!

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Easy Cauliflower Salad (gluten-free and dairy-free option)
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Serves: 6
  1. Wash and break up the cauliflower into bite-sized pieces and put in a bowl (with a lid so you can toss it all together) with the chopped onion.
  2. Whisk together the mayo, oil, vinegar, stevia, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, and the dressing to cauliflower and onion.
  4. Toss together well.
  5. Let marinate for a couple hours or overnight.
  6. This salad will also keep a couple days in the fridge without going bad or getting soggy.

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