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Low Calorie Cauliflower Recipes

Top Cauliflower Recipes


You really get a long of "bang for your buck", nutritiously speaking with cauliflower. Loaded with nutrients, but very low in calories, it is a great food item to include in your diet. I'm not too sure that a huge plate of plain cauliflower is that attractive to most people, though. So, here's a few recipes that do a great job of dressing up this versatile vegetable.

1. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Kimberley K. Eggleston
This is a terrific mashed cauliflower/potato recipe. What is so wonderful is that is uses some cauliflower to save on calories, but also includes white potatoes to assure good mashed potato texture and taste.

2. Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Kimberley K. Eggleston
Now here is a great way to include extra veggies in your diet while enjoying some good old comfort food. The cauliflower easily blends in with the pasta, and you would barely know it is there.

3. Buttermilk Dressing and Dip

Low Calorie Ranch Dressing
Kimberley K. Eggleston
Some might say that anything dipped in buttermilk ranch dressing is better. Well, try it with a little cauliflower! This buttermilk dressing is far lower in calories than your typical commercial variety.

4. Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Soup

A lovely medley of vegetables compliment eachother in this hearty, nutritious soup.

5. Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting cauliflower really brings out the sweetness of this vegetable in this dish. Garlic is what makes this dish pop.

6. Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower

Another roasted cauliflower recipe using sweet balsamic vinegar! Garlic, black pepper and salt, and healthy olive oil finish off the ingredient list in this simple recipe.

7. Curried Cauliflower Soup

This macrobiotic cauliflower soup makes terrific use of healthy cauliflower and other various vegetables for a simple yet delightful soup.
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