We’re all for indulging in a giant bowl of pasta or munch on a baguette, but if you’ve seriously decided you’re going to dedicate yourself to a lifestyle that involves less carbs and more healthy options, we’re here to support you through it! Did you know that cauliflower can be an amazing replacement for carbs? You can still eat all of your favorite foods, so long as you check out these phenomenal cauliflower recipes that will end your love affair with carbs!
1. Cauliflower Pizza Crust
When someone mentions a low carb diet to us, we instantly think “but what about pizza?!” Thanks to Our Best Bites‘s cauliflower pizza crust this isn’t a problem anymore! You can actually use the cauliflower to create a delicious pizza crust and indulge guilt-free!
2. Cauliflower Cheesy Breadsticks
Give us all the breadsticks! When you change your diet the first thing that can be impacted is your social life. You used to meet up with friends and chat away while dipping breadsticks in a delicious sauce, but now what? Now you make The Foodie Physician‘s cauliflower breadsticks and blow your friends away!
3. Cauliflower Tortillas
Tortillas are the perfect food! They are easy to eat on the go and when you need to clear out your fridge, you can simply pack all the ingredients in a tortilla and it just works! Visit Shared Appetite for a gluten-free and low carb cauliflower version of tortillas!
4. Cauliflower Fried Rice
Maybe you’re trying to eat less carbs or maybe you’ve just grown bored with rice. Either way, we’ve got good news! You can swap the rice with cauliflower and still prep your favorite rice dish! Check out how Iowa Girl Eats made this delicious cauliflower fried rice – with zero rice!
5. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
First we tell you about fried rice with no rice and now we’re going to tell you about mashed potatoes with no potatoes. Nope, we haven’t lost our minds, we just found out all of cauliflower’s dirty little secrets! Check out how Apple Pie turned cauliflower into mashed “potatoes!”
6. Cauliflower Cheddar Fritters
Fried food is a huge guilty pleasure, but if you’ve made a solid decision to go low carb, you’ve surely had to give up many fried goods. We don’t want you to feel like you’re missing out, so we’re bringing you a recipe from Gimmie Delicious Foods for tasty cauliflower cheddar fritters!
7. Rosemary Cauliflower Biscuits
Getting up early in the morning to make breakfast biscuits is one of life’s simple joys. You shouldn’t have to give it up just because you’ve sworn off bread! In Sonnet’s Kitchen will show you why cauliflower is the superstar of these yummy rosemary biscuits!
8. Cauliflower Grilled Cheese
Out of all the carb-filled comfort foods this world knows, grilled cheese ranks in our top three. It’s one of those foods you can never grow tired of, no matter how often you eat it! We admire your dedication to a healthy lifestyle, so here’s Delish‘s recipe for a cauliflower grilled cheese that tastes just like the real deal!
9. Cauliflower Cheesy Tots
By now you’ve already gotten the hint that cauliflower pairs really well with cheese. (Well, what doesn’t pair well with cheese?). It acts as the glue that keeps the cauliflower together, which gives you the power to make innovative culinary creations, such as these cheesy tots by Kalyn’s Kitchen.
10. Cauliflower Pot Pie
You whole family is coming over for dinner and while you definitely want to surprise them with something unexpected, you also don’t want to stray from your diet. The masterminds behind Ditch Carb have created a recipe for a cauliflower pot pie that’s going to leave everyone speechless!
11. Cauliflower Hash Browns
Hash browns can be so addictive, but they usually aren’t the healthiest breakfast option. Roll up your sleeves and put on your creative hat, because you’re about to make Healthier Steps‘ low carb version of hash browns that’s going to be a much better breakfast choice!
12. Cauliflower Waffles
Waffles may be considered breakfast food but we could easily eat them all throughout the day! You can pair them with both sweet and savory toppings, so they are a great choice for the whole family. If you currently can’t indulge in regular waffles, Brooke Lark will show you how to make cauliflower waffles instead!