You've ignored it at the salad bar, pretended it wasn't there in your salad and even snubbed it for its dark green cousin. Yes, I mean cauliflower. But this veggie is super-healthy and should definitely be a part of your diet.
What if I told you that eating more cauliflower is as simple as eating more pizza, fries and buffalo wings? Yes, now I have your attention. Good.
Cauliflower is incredibly versatile. It is far more than broccoli's albino cousin that no one wants. It's great in baked goods and a lovely grain alternative. Check out these 10 amazing recipes that you can easily make with cauliflower.
1. Pizza anytime
2. Baked potato bar
If you are a baked potato lover — and, really, who isn't? — then here is a great way to sneak more veggies into your diet. This recipe is for a Twice Baked Potato using cauliflower. Smother this in cheese and chili for extra flavor points!
3. Cauliflower French Fries
If you prefer your potatoes as a finger food, these Cauliflower Fries are both delicious and healthy. I already know what I am having with my next veggie burger.
4. Taco Tuesday
Tacos are a great way to introduce lots of different foods into your diet, and cauliflower is no exception. Besides, what's not to love when there is fresh salsa and sour cream? You must try these Cauliflower Tacos ... and there's no need to wait until Tuesday!
5. Veggie Dip ... literally
6. Your morning bagel
7. Roasted Cauliflower Bites
If you are a Cool Ranch fan (and it's okay if you are!), then these Ranch-Flavored Cauliflower Bites are a tasty, healthier alternative for your snacking pleasure than overly salty chips.
8. Cauliflower Roast
9. Buffalo-free Buffalo Wings
This classic appetizer is not only healthier made with cauliflower, it is also vegetarian-friendly. You are gonna wanna save this "wing" recipe for game day.
10. Kinda Mac n Cheese
This twist on traditional mac n cheese is not only gluten free, it is vegan and healthy, too. It is made using golden cauliflower and looks down right scrumptious.