Cauliflower

Photograph of a head of cauliflower.

Cauliflower, like broccoli is the flower of the plant, and grows in compact clusters. With a mild, unique flavor and creamy white color, cauliflower can be eaten cooked or raw and is available fresh and frozen.



Discover MyPlate: Vegetables

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Vegetables includes the sight words: I, have (used in Lessons 1 and 3)
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar

http://health.mo.gov/living/wellness/nutrition/culinaryskills/pdf/Fruits...

Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar (24” w x 36” h poster) is a colorful calendar for schools participating in the National School Lunch or Breakfast Program that promotes Missouri’s bountiful and seasonal harvest.


bunch of fresh spinach Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.


Cauliflower Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing cauliflower from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


Nutrition Education

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
 

 

 


Watch Your Garden Grow: Cauliflower

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on cauliflower including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.


Reasons for the Seasons: Cauliflower (PDF | 708 KB)

University of California Cooperative Extension.

Four page fact sheet includes nutrition benefits, serving tips, tips to prevent food-borne illness, shopping tips, preparation, handing and storage. There are also two recipes and a coloring page for children.