By: The Working Girl’s Kitchen

I’m not a vegetarian, but I enjoy cooking vegetarian-friendly meals. With the right spices, a veggie dish is just as exciting to the taste buds and just as filling as a meat-laden dish.

As a note, I view recipe measurements as a general guide. You rarely see me rely on measuring spoons and cups. In my opinion, being that precise takes a bit of the fun out of cooking. I like to play mad scientist a bit and dabble. I let my eyes and my taste lead me.


  1. Cut cauliflower into bite-size florets.
  2. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add cauliflower, spices and salt. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add coconut milk, 1 cup of vegetable broth and chickpeas. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for 20-30 minutes, adding more broth as needed to maintain desired consistency.
  5. Serve over quinoa or brown rice.


  • 1 cauliflower head
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can, light-coconut milk
  • 1-2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 tbs curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp yellow mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt