The New Kale: 10 Easy Ways to Cook With Cauliflower

| Diet & Nutrition

Like many other vegetables, cauliflower is loaded with vitamins and nutrients. It’s on your side as far as your health goes because it helps fight cancer, boosts the immune system, helps with digestive issues and helps your memory. In fact, it's so good for you that some are even calling it the new kale! Here are a few ways to infuse cauliflower into your diet.

Mini Cheese Cauliflower Cakes: Another Skinny Mom favorite, this dish contains only six grams of fat, so it's perfect if you're watching your waistline. The cheesy cauliflower will make you want seconds and thirds. Enjoy! Click here for the Skinny Mom recipe.

mini cheese cauliflower cakes

>> Read more: Glossary of Foods: Cauliflower

Slow Cooker Cheesy Casserole Soup: On a day when only comfort foods will do, Slender Kitchen's Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower Soup more than fits the bill! And while this cheesy masterpiece is warming you from the inside-out, you will feel even better knowing that the calories, carbs and fat are all under control! You can go even lower carb with this dish by removing the flour without any fears of destroying the flavor! For the recipe, click here.

slow cooker cheesy cauliflower soup
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Vegan Cauliflower Rice Bowl: Cauliflower rice makes this bowl a delicious vegan meal that will have you powered up for the rest of the day with tons of veggies, fiber and bold flavors! For more info, click here!

vegan cauliflower rice bowl

Light and Easy Cauliflower Gratin: Looking for a new way to serve your veggies? This dish is easy to prepare, very tasty and doesn't require many dishes, so cleanup is easy! Click here for the recipe!

Light and Easy Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Tots: Move aside, tater tots, because cauliflower tots are way better for you! This Skinny Mom favorite is a great afternoon snack to serve for the kiddies. It only takes a few ingredients to make this masterpiece! Check out the full recipe here.

Cauliflower Tots
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Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese: This creamy version of mac and cheese isn’t heavy! In fact, it's a great way to add vegetables to the dinner table. The breadcrumbs add to the light and cheesy taste, which makes it so yummy. If you want to make this meal even lighter, skip the breadcrumbs — it's still just as delicious! Click here for the full recipe.

damn delicious mac and cheese
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>> Recipe: Healthy Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Cilantro Lime Roasted Cauliflower: Roasted and topped with lime juice, this dish will make you fall in love. The good part about it is that it only contains 11 grams of fat in it! Click here for more details.

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Parmesan Cauliflower Bites: It’s a great snack to hold you over until dinnertime and not to mention, it looks like it came out of the kitchen of a fancy restaurant. The crispy breadcrumbs covering the cauliflower will make your taste buds go crazy. If you’re a Parmesan lover, this is for you. The recipe is here.

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Cauliflower Leek Soup: There’s nothing better than a tasty soup on a rainy day. Make this your rainy day soup! The cauliflower flavor dominates in this soup, and if you wish, you can top it with a hearty serving of cheese, so dive on in! Click here for the recipe.

(Photo: Skinnytaste)

Curried Cauliflower Pizza: Everyone loves pizza. It’s yummy, but you know it isn’t the best for you since it has so many carbs and fats in it. However, this lightened up pizza recipe looks like a real pizza, but is totally guilt-free! It’s perfect for a healthy dinner with the family. Enjoy! Full recipe is here.

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