Cauliflower rice is the bomb!


I have been fairly obsessed with cauliflower “rice” ever since discovering it earlier this year. This finely chopped cauliflower is one of those cheater ingredients that actually tastes legit. No joke. As a fried rice look-alike, this dish can hold its own. Bits of preservative free bacon and tender vegetables also make it a satisfying meal on its own. This still feels like comfort food to me — just comfort food that’s sneaking a few more vegetables into my day.

This is super simple…..

1 medium head of organic cauliflower finely chopped (I use the grater in my food processor, but finely grated or chopped coarsely would suffice.
3 slices bacon – grilled and finely chopped
1 medium red onion, chopped finely 
1 stalk Celery diced + any other veges diced
2 tablespoons of butter
1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil
1 tsp Smoked Paprika
salt and pepper

After chopping up the cauliflower…

In a large frying pan, sautee the onions in the melted butter and coconut oil over medium heat until they are translucent. Add smoked paprika, stir fry for another 30 seconds then add the celery and any other veges you want to stir-fry, add cauliflower and stir through until oils are evenly coated over the rice. Cover the pan and gently cook the cauliflower for 5-10 minutes until softened. Add the bacon bits and taste for seasoning and add some additional salt and pepper. You can totally change up the seasoning and customize it to your tastes. A head of cauliflower makes a lot of rice so I have leftovers for brekkie that I will have with a couple of poached eggs….I love leftovers!!

Justine Laidlaw
About me

I’m Justine Laidlaw, Life Coach and Holistic Cancer Coach based in the beautiful Bay of Plenty in New Zealand. I love life, make the most of opportunities and I am certainly not afraid of change. I coach to help change lives as mine was changed drastically in 2013. I run inspiring workshops as a certified “Radical Remission” Teacher from Dr Kelly’s Turners incredible research on cancer patients who have survived a terminal diagnosis. Join me as I continue to promote a healthy lifestyle, balanced nutrition, spiritual knowledge and a safe community to share ideas and positive thoughts and where I inspire others towards optimising their wellness journey of healing and living fully.

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