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    10 Comfort Foods Gone Light With Cauliflower Swaps

    From pizza crusts to cookies...cauliflower is one of the most versatile veggies you'll ever cook with! Lighten up up your classic comfort food favorites with this 'jack of all trades' of the vegetable world.

    1. Cauliflower Sloppy Joes

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    Move over Manwich...Cauliflower Sloppy Joes are the sandwich filling of the future! Meatless, vegan, and paleo friendly, too. Recipe Here.

    2. Shrimp Taco Bowls with Cauliflower Rice

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    Who needs Chipotle when you can make a healthy burrito bowl at home? No need for rice when you sub in cauliflower for the starchy grain! Light and fresh. Recipe here.

    3. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Blue Cheese

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    These Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Blue Cheese are a delicious veggie twist on a classic tailgating favorite. This Buffalo, NY girl approves! Recipe here.

    4. Savory Fennel Cauliflower Cookies

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    Cauliflower in cookies?! YES! These savory cookies are soft-baked, doughy, and delicious! Gluten-free, high protein, and naturally sweetened as well. Recipe here.

    5. Vegan Cauliflower Quinoa Meatballs

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    Aren't meatless MEATballs an oxymoron?! Doesn't matter when they are this tasty! Cauliflower and quinoa pair for the perfect, hearty texture. Gluten-free, vegan, and full of plant-based protein. Recipe here.

    6. No-Fail Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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    If you've struggled to make a cauli-crust in the past, NEVER FEAR! This No-Fail Cauliflower Crust Pizza recipes ensures you get a perfect pizza pie EVERY TIME. So easy a millennial can do it! Recipe here.

    7. Cauliflower Hummus Bites

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    Cauliflower Hummus Bites are the new chicken nuggets! Creamy, crispy, spicy bites perfect for dipping and snacking on. Recipe here.

    8. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

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    Taco night done light! Replace the meaty fillings with perfectly seasoned roasted cauliflower, fresh salsa, and ripe avocado for all the flavor of the traditional Mexican food staple. Recipe here.

    9. Roasted Cauliflower Gratin

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    Have your cheese and eat it too when you swap out potatoes for cauliflower in this rich gratin dish! The cauliflower lowers the calorie count and let's you focus on the real star of the show...THE BECHAMEL CHEESE SAUCE. Recipe here.

    10. Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice

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    A healthy solution to your Chinese takeout cravings! Bacon, prawns, and savory shiitake mushrooms lend their flavor to the cauliflower. Believe me, you won't miss the actual rice one bit!

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