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Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

You’ve made mashed potatoes before, but have you ever tried mashed cauliflower?  This recipe, found on foodnetwork.com, is a delicious low carb alternative to your traditional mashed potatoes.  Try pre-roasting the garlic and adding a little fresh rosemary for an even bigger taste.  Serves 4. (more…)

Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetable Stir Fry

If you’re ever unsure of what to do with your veggies, stir fries are a great way to combine just about anything into a delicious and fast meal.  Here’s a simple recipe using many Asian greens.  All measurements are approximate, and feel free to substitute! (more…)

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family, which includes cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and kale.  This unique cauliflower originated and was first identified in the 16th century in Italy. Sometimes called Romanesco broccoli, it looks nothing like broccoli and its flavor is much milder and sweeter than either broccoli or cauliflower. (more…)

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Try this with any of your favorite veggies!  Keep them raw or lightly steam them for a softer bite.
Ingredients:
 1 Cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese
1Tablespoon sugar (or less, to taste)
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 ounces bacon, crisped and crumbled
2 Cups broccoli florets
2 Cups  cauliflower florets
1 small red onion, sliced
 lettuce
toasted nuts or croutons.
Method:
In large bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, Parmesan Cheese, sugar, basil, salt and  bacon.  Pour this over broccoli and cauliflower florets and l red onion.
Serve on a bed of lettuce and top with toasted nuts or croutons.