Cauliflower is an amazingly nutritious veggie. It has amazing cancer-fighting properties that should make it a staple in all diets. Today, I am bringing you some of my favorite low carb cauliflower recipes that I made myself and some from awesome blogger friends.
Low Carb Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower Breakfast Recipes
Cauliflower Breakfast Recipes
Here are some awesome low carb cauliflower breakfast recipes to make while you are on a low carb or Ketogenic Diet.
Cauliflower Side Dishes
Make these amazing cauliflower side dishes when you are on a low carb diet or bring to a pot luck.
Cauliflower Rice Recipes
Skip the carbs that come with eating rice and instead opt for cauliflower rice. It is a yummy alternative that can be made at home or bought fresh or frozen at the grocery store. It has become really popular lately. They have a ton of options at Trader Joes and other stores. Look for it at the store and ask the grocer if you cannot find it.
Cauliflower Soup Recipes
Cauliflower Main Courses
Cauliflower Fried Rice
- 1 head Cauliflower
- 1/2 cup green beans
- 1 red pepper
- 1/2 yellow onion
- 2 Green onions
- 2 tbsp coconut aminos
- 2 tbsp avocado oil
- 2 eggs
- Break the eggs into a bowl and beat until combined.
- In a frying pan, add avocado oil.
- Scramble the eggs and set aside.
- Clean the frying pan.
- Dice the green beans, red peppers, and onions.
- In the frying pan, start by adding avocado oil.
- Then, add the red peppers and yellow onions.
- Saute' for 10 minutes on medium until the onions are translucent.
- Add crushed garlic. Saute for 2 minutes.
- Then, add green beans. Cook for 2 minutes
- Next, add the cauliflower rice, salt, pepper, and coconut aminios.
- Mix the ingredients and cook for 2 minutes.
- Serve hot with green onions to garnish.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 105Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 226mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 4g
Healthy Benefits of Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains something called sulforaphane, a sulfur compound that has been shown to kill cancer stem cells, thereby slowing tumor growth. Also, cauliflower is an essential source of dietary fiber for digestive health. Did you know that high fiber diets are supposed to help lower cholesterol?
Most of us need more nutrients in our body to function better. Eating cauliflower regularly is a simple way to get these much-needed nutrients into your body. For instance, one serving of cauliflower contains 77 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin C.
Cauliflower also a good source of vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium, and manganese. Learn more about the health benefits of cauliflower here.
I am not a nutritionist, but I know that cauliflower is a choice I feel good about on my low carb diet.