Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic, Lemon and Parmesan

This is a healthy, quick, delicious dish to accompany a main dish.  Enjoy alone or use as an embellishment on salads or in soups.


  • 1 cauliflower, cut into small & medium sized florets
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (enough oil to generously coat all florets)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh grated Parmesan
  • Chopped fresh chives, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Line a large roasting pan or rimmed baking sheet with nonstick aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. Spread the cauliflower florets in the prepared roasting pan then drizzle with the olive oil and lemon juice. Top with the garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes, making sure to stir 1-2 times during cooking.
  4. Remove from the oven and place in a serving dish. Immediately top with the Parmesan and chives.