C IS FOR CAULIFLOWER

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable and raw, it generally has under 5 grams of carbs per 100g. It’s extremely versatile and appears in lots of low carb recipes.

Cauliflower ‘steaks’ with Chimichurri sauce and wild rocket salad – ASDA, UK
https://www.asdagoodliving.co.uk/food/recipes/cauliflower-steaks-with-chimichurri-sauce-and-a-rocket-salad Use olive oil, not rapeseed oil.

Cauliflower ‘popcorn’ – Thrifty Foods, USA
https://www.thriftyfoods.com/recipes/recipes/cauliflower-popcorn
Check ingredients labels for flavoured coconut oil. May be better to use unflavoured and add own flavourings. In UK and EU, nutritional yeast brand is usually Engevita, made in Switzerland. It’s also possible to buy Engevita with B12.

Cauliflower rice – Woolworths, Australia
https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/recipedetail/4659/cauliflower-rice
Cauliflower rice can be bland. This recipe uses garlic, ginger, coriander, chilli, cumin and spring onions (scallions) to jazz it up with fresh flavour.

Cauliflower crust pizza with Prosciutto and Mozzarella – ASDA, UK
https://www.asdagoodliving.co.uk/food/recipes/cauliflower-crust-pizza-with-prosciutto-and-mozzarella You could make your own plain cauliflower rice, to save money. Use olive oil not rapeseed (canola) oil. Get normal pesto not reduced fat, also full fat Mozzarella. You could also be more generous with the drizzled olive oil.

Roasted cauliflower and fennel salad – Tesco, UK
https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/roasted-cauliflower-and-fennel-salad.html
Just ditch the chickpeas and sultanas, which are both rather carby. You could add other nuts, toasted if you wish.

Cauliflower frittata – Woolworths, South Africa
https://www.woolworths.co.za/content/recipe/veggie-versions/web-content/cauliflower-frittata/_/A-cmp209841
If you can’t get Boerenkass, a Dutch farm-produced raw milk cheese, try Gouda.


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