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11 Unique Ways For How To Cook Cauliflower ? It’s the Cinderella story of the vegetable kingdom. Once a mild-mannered underdog skirting the sidelines of your plate, cauliflower has proved itself to be a king of edible camouflage. Now you can find that alabaster orb imitating all of your favorite dishes from mashed potatoes to pizza crust, giving them a new, low-carb lease on life. All hail the king. 1. Medium-rare or well done for your steak?

2. Laying off the taters lately? 3. A life without pizza is no way to live. 4. Potatoes, you can’t sit with us! 5. Sure, butternut might add a splash of color, but it’s the pureed cauliflower that brings the smooth-like-butter star power to this soup. 6. Scientific fact: Purple food tastes better. 7. Your sushi’s already stuffed with raw fish, so why shouldn’t your rice go raw as well? 8. Impersonating a beloved Southern breakfast dish takes true grit—but the humble head of cauliflower is up to the task. 9. Yes, you can pickle that. 10. 11. Low Calorie Crunchy Cauliflower - Going Cavewoman. Party Dish Since this post was so popular, I thought I would repost it for all the recent followers of Going Cavewoman. So many of us are going to parties throughout the year. This is a wonderful party dish if you want to take something low calorie, healthy and gluten free for yourself.

It’s hard to stay on track, so take something that is tempting, but it won’t blow your diet. For my vegan version check out my Paleo Crunchy Cauliflower. Low Calorie Comfort Food This is a crunchy comfort food, made into a diet dish. Easy To Make It was so easy to make and took less than 30 minutes from start to finish. You could also pre-bake these for an appetizer for a dinner party and then just reheat before serving. If you want to get creative, you can use broccoli or even thick stem asparagus. Spice It Up If you like cauliflower, you will love these. Low Calorie Crunchy Cauliflower 110 Calorie Per Serving Author: Cavewoman Serves: 4 Ingredients Instructions Break cauliflower into florets. Our Fifth House: Cauliflower Hummus - Yummy Paleo Snack. Before I was a paleo chick, one of my favorite healthy snacks was hummus and veggies. Unfortunately, traditional hummus is made from chickpeas, and chickpeas are legumes - which are a no-go in the paleo world.

After doing a little research, I learned that you could make hummus from - cauliflower! And PS - it tastes so much like the chickpea version you will totally fool your friends! I played around in the kitchen until I created a recipe that I love! It's easy to get creative with this recipe - serve it as a dip - or use it as a spread! It's really delicious and a great one to take to a party! I shared this recipe a few months ago over at Honey We're Healthy. Head over to say hello and get inspired to live healthy! Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping (GAPS, Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Option) : Oven Love. Posted by Natalie on Monday, September 30, 2013 · 60 Comments Good morning, hello, how are you? I made you some pie. But first, let’s talk about blogging for a minute. Food blogging is a funny little part of my life. Most people I come in contact with in “real life” don’t even know I do it; whereas you guys only know about what gets posted here, only this little shared piece of me.

Blogging has changed a lot in the past five years. Now, I’m a mom of two, working on putting together a new house and making it a home. I’ll start talking about the pie now. This Shepherd’s Pie wasn’t some long-thought-out plan to reduce potato consumption or GAPS-ify a classic recipe. Cauliflower is like the classic nerd-that-turns-popular story, am I right? This is similar to a classic Shepherd’s Pie, just with the potatoes swapped for cauliflower. Perfect meal for fall, you guys! Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping (GAPS, Paleo, Grain-Free) Author: Oven Love Recipe type: Main Dish Serves: 4-6. Jalapeno and Cheddar Cauliflower Muffins (Low carb and gluten free) I made these low carb cauliflower muffins last week and have been super excited to post about them ever since! Over the course of 2 days, I pretty much only ate these, and was happy to do it. I was disappointed when they were all gone, and did NOT offer to share with anyone else in the family! They are cheesy and hearty and taste amazing!

They don’t really have a bready texture like a muffin, but I wasn’t sure what else to call them. They are firm and chewy if you eat them cold, but if you heat them up slightly in the microwave they get soft and cheesy/gooey in the center. Very kid friendly, they are fun to eat and have virtually no cauliflower flavor. Makes 12 muffins Recipe Ingredients: Combine the cauliflower, jalapeno, eggs, add melted butter in a medium bowl. ** Check out this video from Big Red Kitchen for a fast and easy way to rice cauliflower – if you eat a lot of cauliflower like I do this is life changing!

[divider] New to the low carb lifestyle and need some help? Cauliflower Protein Bread - Chocolate Chilli Mango. If you dislike cauliflower, I suggest you move right along … there is nothing for you in this post. Don’t make this bread because you’ll be all “oh, I hate this bread. I can taste cauliflower!”. Well, yes, that’s kind of the point Perhaps scan through some past offerings on the blog and find another recipe you might like … because this post is all about cauliflower and its awesomeness as the basis for a healthy grain-free bread!

So, if you love your cauli, as do I, then read on … Many of you know that there are some awesome cauliflower and cheese based pizza crust recipes on the interwebs. So my challenge is, how do I make a cauliflower bread that is still mostly cauliflower and lovely and moist, and doesn’t rely on lots of added flour for structure and body. You don’t care about my craziness though … so here we go. It’s obviously great with cheese and pickles, but also served alongside soup, or any meat or vegetarian based meal. This bread is naturally gluten and tree nut free. Enjoy! Cauliflower Tortillas. This recipe may come as a shock to you, but today I’m going to show you how to make tortillas out of cauliflower… yes > CAULIFLOWER TORTILLAS. Check out the quick how-to video below, then scroll to the bottom of this post to print out the full recipe. Don’t be scared. They sound strange, I know.

The funny thing is that they are both strange and wonderful. They won’t taste like your typical corn or flour tortilla at all. They’re a simple substitute for using grains, and they totally work. The recipe (with a couple of small changes) comes from Joshua Weissman’s new book: The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook. I’m not on the Paleo diet, and if you’re reading my blog, you’re probably not either, but you don’t have to be eating Paleo to enjoy this recipe or indulge in reading this cookbook. The book contains recipes for all meals of the day. Here’s Joshua- before and after beginning his journey into eating a Paleo-based diet. Losing all of that weight as a teenager is really impressive. That’s it! Busy in Brooklyn » Blog Archive » Cauliflower Nachos with Harissa Cheddar Sauce. I’m not even going to pretend to know anything about football. Sports is not exactly one of my hobbies. I do know, however, that Superbowl parties require party food – and that, my dear friends, is most certainly one of my hobbies.

When it comes to finger food, I’m the party queen – and I’ve got lots of yummy ideas up my blogger sleeve! We’ll start with my spicy roasted edamame or my roasted chickpeas, they’re perfect for nibbling and won’t pile on the pounds. My smoked paprika popcorn cauliflower is another favorite and if you must have your wings, my spicy ginger chicken wings are a sure crowd pleaser! If you’re craving dip, try my chestnut hummus with baked pita chips, crispy baby artichokes with balsamic aioli, salami chips with dijon dipping sauce or good old pretzels with my raspberry honey mustard pretzel dip, Now if you’re looking for something a little bit more, well, cheesy, have I got some ideas for you!

Cauliflower Nachos Method: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Post a Comment. "Better than Potatoes" Cheesy Cauliflower Puree (Low Carb) - I Breathe... I'm Hungry... Welcome to IBIH to all of you newbies coming over from Pinterest! Please check out the Recipe Index for more creative low carb and gluten free recipes, or head over to the Cookbook page to download The Gluten Free Low Carber! There are lots of fun conversations going on over on the IBIH Facebook Page, so I hope you’ll join us over there!

You can also follow on Twitter, Pinterest, and/or subscribe to IBIH by email or RSS so you don’t miss any of the new recipes being posted weekly! I love hearing from all of you, so please do feel free to comment or leave feedback anytime! Enjoy! A cauliflower puree that’s better than potatoes?! It’s day five in my week of low carb recipe posts, and my third day of strict low carb eating myself. Now I’ve done low carb diets before, and heard many people tout cauliflower puree as an acceptable substitute for mashed potatoes. So yesterday I had a brainstorm on how to dry the cauliflower out a bit so the puree wouldn’t be so waterlogged.

Well it worked! Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Casserole. One of my absolute favorite foo ds since I went low carb and gluten free is the “Better than Potatoes” Cheesy Cauliflower Puree – I eat it all the time! In fact, it’s so satisfying and filling, that I can make a meal out of just a bowl of the cauliflower puree, and nothing else.

The other day I was starving, but also craving some protein, and all I had besides cauliflower and cheese was some pepperoni. Now I don’t even LIKE pepperoni, and I don’t know what possessed me to think that this would be a good idea, but I threw some pepperoni and shredded mozzarella into my magic bullet with the cauliflower, and blended it into a puree (along with the usual cream, butter, salt and pepper.) It was SO GOOD! The pepperoni added a complexity to it that is hard to describe – the slight sourness that pepperoni has just worked so well with the cauliflower – it was like culinary magic! In thinking that I wanted to share this low carb cauliflower recipe with you, I wondered how I could make it even better.

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower | Easy Delicious Recipes. Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower – the most delicious cauliflower ever, roasted with butter, olive oil and Parmesan cheese. SO GOOD you’ll want it every day!! | Prep Time: | Cook Time: | Total Time: Ingredients: 8 oz cauliflower florets, sliced horizontally2 tablespoons melted butter1 tablespoon olive oilPinch of salt3 light dashes of ground black pepper1/2 cup Parmesan cheese1 teaspoon chopped parsley leaves Method: Preheat oven to 400°. Toss the sliced cauliflower with the butter and olive oil. Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower – the most delicious cauliflower ever, roasted with butter, olive oil and Parmesan cheese. As a food blogger, it’s no surprise that I subscribe to most food magazines. I was checking out all my recipe tear outs and saw this amazing Parmesan roasted cauliflower from Bon Appetit magazine, which I absolutely had to make.

Fresh off the oven, these cauliflowers tasted utterly delicious. Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe. Low carb, low calorie and gluten free cauliflower crust pizza that can take on any of your favourite toppings. Foolproof & delicious low carb meal recipe. Cauliflower crust pizza has gained a huge popularity in the past few years among low carb dieters and mainly fitness enthusiasts. Because you are indulging with pizza, America’s favourite comfort food, and not wrecking your nutrition numbers. I held off making cauliflower pizza because I simply was confused by various cooking methods and knew it would take me some time to come up with a foolproof recipe.

And I was right, it took me 3 pizzas and 2 days (on and off) and here we are. This cauliflower crust pizza is foolproof. Because I made all these pizza at various times, you will see different pans and crusts. So, let’s make our low carb cauliflower pizza, shall we?! Firs, you need one large head of cauliflower, 7″ – 8″ in diameter. Place cauliflower florets in a food processor and process until “rice” texture.

Ingredients Directions. "LOADED" CAULIFLOWER. "LOADED" CAULIFLOWER 1 cup cooked cauliflower 1 teaspoon butter Salt and pepper, to taste 1 ounce cheddar cheese, shredded 1 tablespoon ranch dressing or sour cream 1 strip bacon, crumbled 1 teaspoon chives Butter and season the cauliflower. Place in an individual-serving baking dish, then top with the cheese. Microwave or broil until the cheese is melted. Top with ranch dressing, bacon and chives. Makes 1 serving Do not freeze Per Serving: 290 Calories; 25g Fat; 12g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carbs I wasn't trying to pretend that this was a baked potato, but I had the idea of topping cauliflower with all of the things that go on a baked potato.

It was quite good. Here's a broccoli version: Not sure about an ingredient you see here or where to buy it?