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23 Insanely Clever Ways To Eat Cauliflower Instead of Carbs

If you can make bagels out of brassicas, anything is possible.

1. Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

Some genius did the obvious move and turned cauliflower pizza crust into cauliflower breadsticks. You know, like Papa John’s but… not. Recipe here.

2. “Everything Bagel” Cauliflower Rolls

I mean, the “everything” overpowers the “bagel” either way. Recipe here.

3. Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Chowder

White potatoes, you’ve officially been replaced. Recipe here.

4. Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Casserole

All I see here is so much cheese. And that’s OK. Recipe here.

5. Vietnamese Cauli-Fried Rice

Faster than ordering Seamless. (Well, probably.) Recipe here.

6. Skinny Baked Cauliflower Tots

Doesn’t have the same ring as “Tater Tots,” but I’m willing to overlook that. (Note: there are bread crumbs in the recipe, so it’s not totally low-carb.) Recipe here.

7. Cauliflower Rice Lettuce Cups with Sriracha Peanut Sauce

Recipe here.

8. Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

OMFG. This is real. Recipe here.

9. Cauliflower Pizza Bagels

These are truly something else. Recipe here.

10. Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh Salad

Recipe here.

11. Cauliflower Couscous with Leeks and Sundried Tomatoes

Same deal as the cauliflower rice, but calling it couscous makes it taste more Mediterranean. Fact. Recipe here.

12. Cauliflower Hash

Cauliflower also cooks faster than potatoes. So, double WIN. Recipe here.

13. Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Utensils necessary, but that’s a small price to pay for a low-carb pizza option. Recipe here.

14. Cauliflower Nachos with Harissa Cheddar Sauce

Recipe here.

15. Olive Oil, Garlic, and Romano Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

Recipe here.

16. Cauliflower Tortillas

Who wants to come over for taco night? Recipe here.

17. Cauliflower Fritters

These are a swap for what, exactly? Latkes? Corn fritters? Croquettes? I really don’t know, but I know that they are totally, 100% delicious. Recipe here.

18. Crockpot Cauliflower and Cheese

It’s really all about the cheese anyway. The macaroni was only ever a vessel. (Repeat that enough times and it might come true. Seriously, though, this stuff tastes great.) Recipe here.

19. Cauliflower Protein Bread

This is either the best low-carb recipe ever written or, in the wise words of T. Swift, “a nightmare dressed like a daydream.” Recipe here.

20. Cauliflower Steaks With Cauliflower Purée

Because cauliflower on cauliflower is setting yourself up for happiness. Recipe here.

21. Paleo Cauliflower Hummus

Chickpeas are great and all, but cauliflower is a pretty mighty substitute. Recipe here.

22. Jalapeño and Cheddar Cauliflower Muffins

 

See ya later, cornbread. Recipe here.

23. Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie

Recipe here.

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