Published on December 3rd, 2012 | by e & c8
it’s a bird, it’s a plane…no it’s cauliflower rice! (cauli-rice recipes).
The paleo lifestyle says no to any grain. So this means no rice. This can be a tough one because a lot of gluten free / ‘health’ foods use rice as their main substitute ingredient.
When we make meals like curry or our sweet n sour prawns, serving them with greens alone doesn’t cut it. We grew up with these foods served with a side of rice, so it was a must to find an alternative!
Welcome to the world of cauliflower rice—‘cauli-rice’ for short (to the people not familiar with the paleo lifestyle: stop screwing your face up at the thought, this is a must try!) A simple way of creating a rice-like dish that most definitely satisfies those taste buds. The biggest positive about this miracle food is that (obviously) cauliflower is a vegetable, so no refined carbs AND if you eat a whole cauliflower (note: this is possible—proven from experience) you will only consume around 130 calories! If you ate the same amount of rice you would be consuming around 2000 calories! There is no need to count calories when you eat paleo and this is just one of the benefits.
Cauli-rice doesn’t take long to make (especially if you have a food processor) and there are lots of ways to enjoy it. To keep you all satisfied we have put together not one, but TWO different recipes for a cauli-rice to suit whatever meal it might be side-ing. Our fried cauli-rice recipe is on its way!
e & c