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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza
A co-worker of mine is currently on a special diet and has been experimenting with several low-carb dishes. One day a few weeks ago, she dropped by my office to tell me about a recipe she’d found – pizza crust made of cauliflower! Yes, it sounded a little strange, but I was definitely intrigued. She offered to bring a piece to the office the next day for me to sample and even day-old and reheated, it was really good! My husband is a pizza fanatic, so this new discovery was particularly exciting. With a hefty dose of veggies, I feel good about eating it myself and feeding it to him, which means he can get his pizza fix a lot more often now. I’m not going to lie and say it’s just like eating a flour pizza crust because it’s not. I’m interested to see what some of you think, so please, if you give it a go, come back and leave a comment! Ingredients: 1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp crushed garlic 1/2 tsp garlic salt Enjoy!

Cauliflower "Breadsticks" I thought these were interesting when i saw them on tumblr last week i had to make them i love cauliflower and i love breadsticks of course they are low calorie and you get your veggies in too. I found the recipe on a tumblr called Healthier Every Day. 4 servings (two slices per serving) 95 calories; 6 g carbs; 5 g protein; 4 g fat 1/2 head of cauliflower, grated 1 whole egg, plus one egg white, lightly beaten 1/4 cup 2% shredded mozzarella cheese Dried basil,oregano and parsley 1 teaspoon olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together (except oil) in a large bowl until evenly distributed. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and use olive oil to grease the parchment paper. Spread and flatten the cauliflower mixture on the parchment paper evenly - about 1 inch thick. Bake for 40 minutes until slightly dried out, browning, and firm to the touch. Remove from oven and using a spatula carefully peel away from parchment paper.

Mexican Tortilla Pizza Taco Bell is my absolute favorite fast food place in the world. Oh stop, don’t judge me for it. It's a chain I have loved since the age of 14 and the older I got my affinity towards TB only grew stronger. My most favorite items are the Bean Burrito, 7-Layer Burrito, and Mexican Pizza with Beans! Since I do watch what I eat most of the time, I can't afford to eat Taco Bell as often as I'd like to, however I am capable of replicating some of their delicious dishes at home. Recently I whipped up their Mexican Pizza with Beans which resulted in a crispy outer shell by baking the tortilla. NUTRITION: Whole Wheat Tortillas are a great source of Protein and Fiber. INGREDIENTS (makes 4 pizzas): 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. My cousin, Ajay, has yelled at me many times for this – WHATEVA! TELL ME: What's your favorite Mexican Restaurant and how are you celebrating Cinco De Mayo this year?

Big Girls, Small Kitchen: A Guide To Quarter-Life Cooking - StumbleUpon Overnight, No-Cook Refrigerator Oatmeal -- A healthy breakfast made in mason jars in six different flavors! Don't miss my follow-up post to this one with8 MORE REFRIGERATOR OATMEAL FLAVORSplus FAQs and more tipsCLICK HERE This easy, no-cook "summer porridge" has make-ahead convenience and is packed with nutrition to get your day off to a healthy start. Make it in individual mason jars for a perfect serving size and an easy grab-and-go breakfast straight from the fridge (it's eaten cold). Take it along to work or anywhere. Great to serve on a breakfast or brunch buffet. High in protein, calcium & fiber; low in fat & sugar. Apparently this kind of cold yogurt & oatmeal mixture has been around for awhile. I played around with some different flavor combos, and created single portion recipes that will fit in a half-pint mason jar. ch-ch-ch-CHIA seeds. Sources: Dr. In addition to chia seeds, this refrigerator oatmeal has protein- & calcium-packed yogurt and fiber-rich oats. Step-by-step photos for makingRefrigerator Oatmeal First, I'll show you the basic procedure for making refrigerator oatmeal. 1.

I Breathe...I'm Hungry...: Zero Net Carb Flax & Parmesan Pizza Crust As a food blogger there are times that you get really excited about writing a post because you know you’ve outdone yourself and come up with something awesome. This is one of those times! After the dismal failure of the flax crackers earlier this week I was down, but not out. I knew that the low carb cracker recipe could work, but it needed some tweaking. Meanwhile I’ve been thinking about how I could adapt it to make recipes for low carb bread, pizza dough, pie crust etc., and have literally lain awake at night mulling over different ideas. Today my son had his first one-on-one play date here at our house, and it went great. It came out even better than I’d hoped! It’s made with whole ingredients that are actually good for you, which isn’t always the case with low carb store bought products which usually have all kinds of chemicals and fillers in them to make them taste and feel authentic. Oh yeah did I mention it was super easy to make? Makes 4 servings: Ingredients: Sample Pizza Recipe:

Cauliflower Crust Pizza This is the best invention ever: Cauliflower Crust Pizza. Yes, you heard that right… pizza crust made out of cauliflower. I saw it on Beth’s blog, and she got the idea from a friend who got the idea from a low-carb bulletin board. It’s apparently been an idea that has been floating around for a while, but I’ve just gotten wind of it and I’m sure glad I did. This stuff is (shockingly) good! I topped mine Hawaiian style. Just use a cheese grater to “grate” your cauliflower into very small pieces. Microwave those cauliflower crumbles for 8 minutes. Mix 1 1/2 cups of the cauliflower crumbles with egg, cheese and spices. Shape it into a 9 to 12-inch round. I went so simple and just used Classico Tomato- Basil marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, Canadian bacon and pineapple (our favorite). All that happens next is just a quick broil in the oven to melt the cheese and heat the toppings. That is all! I was able to make two pizzas from one large head of cauliflower. Prep Time: 25 min Ingredients: 1.

The Best Pot Roast....EVER! I live in a small town. Like really small. But I LOVE it! There are so many reasons why I love it... I could list them all for you, but I won't. But I am going to give you one of my favorite reasons. My local grocery store. Its called Barretts. I LOVE that they know me... We were looking to make a Roast for Sunday Dinner, We were standing at the meat counter, trying to decided what to get. Dave, the best meat counter guy, told us about this recipe. And it is SO GOOD, SO EASY, and SO TENDER!! You'll need: McCormicks slower cooker Savory Pot Roast season packet An Au Jus packet A Can of Pepsi (we use Coke because we always have coke in our house) And Boneless Cross Rib Roast and your crock pot Put your Roast in the crock pot. Mix the Slow cooker seasoning with 1 cup of Water. Pour on top of roast. Add the whole can of Coke. Cover with your lid for 8 Low or 4 hours on high. Its VERY important that you never lift the lid! Right before you are ready to pull it out, sprinkle your dry Au Jus packet over the roast.

So Very Blessed...: Cheesy Quinoa Bites - StumbleUpon A new year always brings new resolutions. And I do have new resolutions (in a post to come), but this would be the same resolution I’ve had pretty much every year that I can remember – get healthier. Hopefully this is the year that sticks. It has to stick through January, because I’m in a group of ladies trying to lose 10 pounds by February 4th. Even if it doesn’t stick all year, a month of healthier eating/exercising is better than nothing, right? So far this year, I’ve exercised everyday (*cough* ignore that the grand total is only two days)! But eating is the other half of the equation. Enter Cheesy Quinoa Bites. These babies are amazing. I may try to play around and sub fresh parsley for the cilantro at some point, but they were delicious as is! Ingredients Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Notes: The dipping sauce pictured is Kraft's Light Honey Dijon salad dressing.

Bean Chimichangas We LOVE Mexican food at my house and although we have it weekly I’ve realized there’s one dish we love that I haven’t tried yet – Chimichangas! I thought I would give it a try and so glad I did because it was a family favorite. Instead of deep frying I thought it would be good to make these a little healthier by baking them. I was surprised at how easy these Bean Chimichangas were to make! Ingredients 12 tortillas 2 egg whites 1 can refried beans 1/2 block 16 oz. pkg. Instructions Place beans, RO*TEL®, and VELVEETA® in a pot and heat until cheese is all melted. More than anything I was so glad they were a hit with the fam and were so good, especially served with some salsa and sour cream. What’s great about this recipe was these were also great as leftovers the next day, which is always a bonus! For more yummy Mexican dishes be sure to check out: Spanish Rice Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas Red Cheese Enchiladas For all Lil’ Luna recipes go HERE.

~pjgh : påleo: Coming in From the Cold Warning! Metaphors ahead! Metaphors, not innuendo - if you like innuendo, check out Modern Paleo Warfare. As ancestral eaters, we've been living in the ice age, some may have considered leaving the ice age and I've wondered whether we're even entering the mesolithic. Metaphors aside, paleo is moving along with the times and being moved along by the people. Is it time to come in from the cold? What began as the paleo diet has inspired and sparked much debate, research and reasoning to become a paleo template - using the paleo diet as a starting point and building it up into a framework, or set of principles. Chris Kresser calls it a paleo template in Beyond Paleo and this is very much at the forefront of Kurt Harris' and Richard Nikoley's mind in their responses to the recent debunking paleo articles. Paleo is not a religion! J Stanton noticed that paleo had reached the ominous third stage but who would have thought that the fight would come from vegans? We are animals, not machines! Principles