Cauliflower Soup

It’s officially starting to feel like the precursor to winter. Snow on Thanksgiving? To adapt, I’m kicking off my winter survival mode in the kitchen. So, beginning this week, the slow cooker will find a permanent place on the counter top as will the blender. Why? Because I slow cook meats and blend tons of soup—two hearty dishes ideal for wintertime. Last night I made a terrific Cauliflower Soup. It wasn’t intentional. I noticed that I had a head of cauliflower in the crisper that needed to be used and, I had been sent a Cauliflower soup … [Read more...]

Garlic Cauliflower

Last night I needed a hassle-free vegetable recipe that I could throw together just minutes before the meal. The day slipped away from me and I found myself frustrated and stressed that dinnertime arrived and I was staring into a half-empty fridge. However, I did have two heads of cauliflower that need to be used before they started to turn. Have you discovered the power of garlic, olive oil and sea salt with your vegetables? That’s all you need to make an easy, tasty, flavorful side. I took two garlic bulbs, chopped them up in my … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tots

If you’ve ever searched for creative ways to integrate new vegetables into your dinnertime rotation, this recipe is key. Since starting this blog, over the past three years I’ve succeeded in getting my kids to eat (and like) a plethora of veggies. Never would I have guessed that my kids would willingly eat kale and Brussels sprouts. They also like broccoli, carrots, snap peas, edamame and more. However, I’ve always had my challenges with cauliflower. Whether it’s the somewhat obnoxious smell when the veggie is cooking or it's the less … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Au Gratin

Last night for dinner was left over night!  I was thrilled to reheat the lasagna from Tuesday and the fried rice from Wednesday.  With the main dish and the side accounted for, all I had to fill in was the veggie.  I decided to make some cauliflower since my 6-year old informed me that the cauliflower at the school lunch looked like gray fungus.  Well, he’s not that far off.  And, how could I get frustrated? My initial experiences with cauliflower weren’t stellar either.  It was the one food that stunk up the whole house.  I would squeeze my … [Read more...]