Cauliflower Rice

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44 CALORIES 5g CARBS 3g FAT 2g PROTEIN
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Everyday more and more people I know are adopting a Paleo diet. Most of them are doing Cross Fit which has turned them onto the Paleo diet, but some are just opting to use this as a diet or eating plan. Basically to follow a Paleo diet, also known as a Paleolithic or Caveman Diet, you don’t eat anything that our Paleolithic counterparts couldn’t have eaten. That means that meat, fruits, veggies, nuts, and unprocessed grains are in, but all processed food, white flour, and sugar is out. (This explanation is very, very simplified). Although I will never fully adopt a Paleo diet or stray from Weight Watchers, I do love the idea of eating less processed foods and eating in the way our planet naturally provides for us. I also love the idea of lowering my carb intake since that is the only way I can ever push through a plateau in my weight loss. This simple recipe for Cauliflower rice is a staple in most Paleo diets and is surprisingly delicious. I ate some last night with the Indian Butter Chicken and was completely satisfied.

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The Recipe

Cauliflower Rice

PREP TIME: 10 Min
COOK TIME: 10 Min
TOTAL TIME: 20 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 1 U large cauliflower
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Roughly chop the cauliflower into smaller pieces.
  2. Chop cauliflower in a food processor until it it broken into small “rice” like pieces.
  3. Option 1: Place the desired serving size in a microwave safe dish and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes to 3 minutes until it is at your desired consistency. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste and any other spices of flavoring.
  4. Option 2: Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a small pan. Add 1 diced shallot or 1/4 cup onion and saute until translucent. Add cauliflower rice and cook for 3-5 minutes until at your desired consistency. Add fresh herbs, spices, or your other favorite add ins.
Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 44
Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g
4%
Saturated Fat 0g
2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 29mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
2%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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