Replace rice, bread and pasta with the amazing super food cauliflower. Cut it up into small pieces and use it in your stir-fry meals. Need a crunchy snack? Cauliflower will satisfy that crunch. Cauliflower is a great detox food full of antioxidants and an excellent source of vitamin C. A very good source of manganese and a great food source for preventing many types of cancers. It is also an excellent source of vitamin K, an excellent anti-inflammatory nutrient. So, trade in that rice, pasta and bread full of carbs and sugar and enjoy wholesome cauliflower, the super food! Join the WeddingWeightLossRegistry.com program for your very own specialized healthy lifestyle program.
There are plenty of cauliflower recipes, here is one to get you started:
Cauliflower Stir-Fry from Skinnyms.com: Time: 15 minutes to cook
Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 57 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 598 mg | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 1 g | Previous Points: 1 | Points Plus: 2 |
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 yellow onion, diced 1/2 cup finely diced carrots 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 medium head cauliflower, trimmed and florets separated 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt to taste 2 tablespoons (gluten-free) Lite Soy Sauce, Tamari, or coconut aminos
Add cauliflower to a food processor and pulse until the consistency of rice. A grater can be used in place of a food processor. Note: If using a grater, do not separate cauliflower before grating. Set aside.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat. Sauté onion and carrots until tender, about 10 minutes. Add red pepper flakes and garlic and sauté one additional minute.
Add “rice” cauliflower to the skillet, cover and cook until tender, approximately 5 minutes. Add black pepper and soy sauce, toss to combine with cauliflower. Remove from heat and serve immediately.