Cauliflower {rice}

Cauliflower Rice

What you’ll need:

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 head of cauliflower pulsed in the food processor until the consistency of couscous rice

1 bunch asparagus

1 C sun dried tomatoes

1 bunch leeks sliced and cleaned

(I added the meat from 1 lobster tail to mine)

2 tsp garlic salt

1 tbsp bullion paste (I used lobster better than bullion)

What you’ll do:

Re-hydrate the sun dried tomatoes by placing them in a bowl of warm water

In a large skillet (I used cast iron) heat oil over medium heat

Add leeks and cook about 5 minutes until leeks are soft

Add sun dried tomatoes (drain water and chop roughly)

In a small sauce pan filled with water , add asparagus and boil for a few minutes

Remove from heat and chop

Set aside

Add cauliflower to skillet along with garlic salt and bullion paste

Cook until heated through (do not over cook)

Add asparagus

Add lobster (if wanted, optional)

Toss everything together in a large bowl


I served mine with herb crusted mahi mahi 

Cauliflower-Veggie Bake


What you’ll need:

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 shallot sliced thinly

1 jalapeño de-veined and seeded chopped finely

1/2 head cauliflower chopped

4-5 red potatoes cleaned and chopped into small pieces (I leave the skins on)

1/4 C snap peas halved

1 C vegetable broth (I use better than bullion)

1/4 C cheddar cheese (optional)

Sea salt

Ground black pepper

Rosemary (dried or fresh)

6 ramekins

What you’ll do:

Preheat oven to 425

In a large pot of boiling water add potatoes and cook until soft

Add cauliflower to boiling water and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes

While that is cooking in a large skillet heat oil over medium and add shallots

Cook until shallots are browned and turn off heat

Strain cauliflower and potatoes

Add cauliflower, potatoes and peas to the skillet with the shallot

Season with salt and pepper

Spoon the veggie mixture evenly into 6 individual ramekins

Pour vegetable broth evenly between the ramekins over vegetable mixture

Sprinkle with rosemary

Top each ramekin with cheddar cheese and bake for 10 minutes until cheese is bubbling

Garnish with more rosemary if wanted