cauliflower puree

Ben and I aren’t ones to shy away from carbs. We love our pastas. We love our breads. We love potatoes, and we eat our fair share of all of the above. We also like to change things up. Now I know that the Atkins Diet has been a very big deal in the past 5 plus years, and it provided lots of alternatives for your typical favorite carbs, one of those being cauliflower in lieu of potatoes. With that said, I have to say that we do not count calories. We do not count carbohydrates. We do not count fat grams. We do gauge the “healthiness” of our meals by the amount of different colors that make up a dish and whether or not we added indulgent butter or sour cream. On occasion, Ben will make a great cauliflower mash instead of mashed potatoes, because honestly, we don’t eat enough of it and this is a really good way to have it. This recipe is truly delicious full of flavor and as an added bonus- a little friendlier to the waistline.


3 responses

  1. Kari

    This looks so tasty and will try it very soon!!

    January 14, 2011 at 10:30 pm

  2. Sharon Pieper

    I have made this instead of mashed potatoes and it is good. Not as good as mashed potatoes whipped with half & half and butter melting down over it . But better for you, though. haha. I didn’t saute the onion before adding the cauliflower and that would have added more flavor.

    January 14, 2011 at 10:33 pm

  3. Jonathan

    I never really think about eating cauliflower but this looks amazing. I’m definitely going to add it to my food todo list!

    January 15, 2011 at 9:44 am

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