Home Cooking, for the sake of your health!

Mashed CauliflowerI love potatoes in almost any shape or form.  However, white potatoes (that are traditionally used to make mashed potatoes) can cause internal inflammation.  This dish a healthier alternative to the heavy white potato.

Cauliflower is packed with nutrients.  It contains various B vitamins, as well as antioxidants. It’s anti-inflammatory and provides the body with natural fiber aiding in digestion.

Some may say that the taste of cauliflower is quite bland, however when cooked properly this wonderful vegetable can truly shine and excite the taste buds.

I love making this quick and easy dish for my picky toddler!

 
Ingredients
  • 1 crown cauliflower
  • ghee to taste
  • sea salt >to taste
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh herbs (chives and basil both work particularly well)
  • grated cheese (Cheddar or Colby work best), optional
 
Instructions
  1. Steam> the cauliflower until mushy.
  2. Drain the water.
  3. Heat up ghee> in a small pan> for a few minutes. Add in garlic and sautee for a few minutes.
  4. Transfer the cauliflower along with the heated ghee>, garlic, fresh herbs and sea salt >to the blender> and puree until desired consistency.
  5. Top with the optional grated cheese.

About this site

Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits.
Naturally occurring ingredients contain various amounts of molecules called proteins, carbohydrates and fats. They also contain water and minerals. Cooking involves a manipulation of the chemical properties of these molecules.

Feed Display

Skinnytaste

24 March 2019

  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (March 25-March 31)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. I am so exited for Spring and all the seasonal vegetables that will start being available to us! Every week, I will be adding more seasonal recipes to the […]
  • Shrimp, Peas and Rice
    I love this quick and easy Shrimp, Peas and Rice dish, which can be made with white or brown rice. Last week I shared this Shrimp, Broccoli and Orzo dish. For those of you observing Lent, I thought I would share another quick 30-minute meal using shrimp! You can see more Lenten friendly recipes here. […]
  • Green Bean Salad
    One of my favorite ways to enjoy green beans–in a chilled green bean salad recipe! The delicious flavors of these balsamic green beans made with black olives, scallions and eggs complement any meal or holiday potluck. This easy green bean salad is so good, and tastes even better the next day which would make this […]
  • Yogurt Waffles
    Whip up these protein-packed Yogurt Waffles for breakfast and freeze the rest for easy meal prep! These delicious blender waffles made with yogurt in the batter are so easy to make and come out perfect with wheat or gluten-free flour. Make a double-batch for meal prep freezer meals for homemade waffles in minutes. I’ve been […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (March 18-March 24)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. I’m in Nashville, Tennessee this weekend with my girlfriends, hope you all enjoy the weekend! If you’re new to my meal plans, I’ve been sharing these free, 7-day flexible […]