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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 2 medium heads cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 head garlic
  • 2 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • Avocado oil spray

Optional toppings

  • Roasted chickpeas
  • Sliced green onions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet and evenly spread with cauliflower florets. Spray florets with avocado oil spray. Slice off top of garlic head and drizzle with 1 tsp. olive oil. Wrap in foil and place on baking sheet. Roast in oven for 30 minutes, turning cauliflower halfway through cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, add 1 tsp. olive oil over medium-heat heat in cast-iron dutch oven or medium-large stock pot. Add diced onions and sauté for about 10 minutes, until onion starts to become translucent. Add vegetable broth, salt, pepper, and thyme. Bring to a boil and then simmer on low for 5 minutes.
  3. Add cauliflower and garlic into broth and bring back to a boil. Let simmer on low for additional 5 minutes until cauliflower begins to fall apart.
  4. Add soup into a blender in batches and puree until smooth.
  5. Serve soup immediately, topping with roasted chickpeas and sliced green onions, or your favorite toppings.
Main Dishes Recipes Side Dishes

Maple Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Casserole

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Maple Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Casserole

Serves 8

Ingredients

For Casserole Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups butternut squash, cut into 2-inch cubes, sprayed with avocado oil spray, and seasoned with salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1/2 tub Melanie’s Medleys Pumpkin Pie Cream Cheese (3.5 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp. Pyure Organic Maple Flavored Syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

For Topping

  • 1/2 cup Julian Bakery Vanilla Cinnamon Cluster ProGranola
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with baking mat. Evenly spread with cubes of butternut squash. Roast in oven for 30 minutes, turning once.
  2. Meanwhile, place cauliflower florets into large bowl with 3 tbsp. of water. Cover with plate. Steam in microwave for 4 minutes, until cauliflower is soft.
  3. In food processor, add cauliflower, roasted butternut squash, Melanie’s Medleys Pumpkin Pie Cream Cheese, milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Blend until smooth.
  4. Reduce heat in oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8×8 baking dish.
  5. Add casserole filling to baking dish. Top with granola and chopped pecans. Bake for 30 mins. Let cool before serving.

 

Disclosure: I received free samples of Melanie’s Medleys Cream Cheese to develop this recipe. Use code BROOKEZ18 for $15 off your order. 

Breakfast/Brunch Italian Main Dishes Recipes

Egg, Tomato, & Mozzarella Cauliflower Breakfast Pizza

Egg, Tomato & Mozzarella Cauliflower Breakfast Pizza

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 Cali’Flour Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crust 
  • 1 egg, scrambled
  • 1 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 3-4 thinly sliced heirloom tomato
  • 1 tbsp Trader Joe’s Vegan Kale, Cashew, & Basil Pesto
  • Fresh chopped basil, for topping

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Bake pizza crust according to directions on box. Let crust cool.
  3. Spread pesto on pizza crust. Top with tomato slices, mozzarella cheese and scrambled egg.
  4. Bake in oven for 8-10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  5. Top with fresh chopped basil and serve.
Italian Main Dishes Recipes

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

cauliflower gnocchi with pesto sauce

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi
  • 2 tablespoons Trader Joe’s Vegan Kale, Cashew, and Basil Pesto Sauce
  • Olive Oil Spray

Optional

  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil

Directions

  1. Heat large skillet to medium heat and coat with olive oil spray.
  2. Add package of cauliflower gnocchi into skillet. Pan sauté for approximately 10 minutes or until gnocchi is thoroughly cooked, constantly moving pan to ensure gnocchi does not stick to pan.
  3. Add pesto sauce to gnocchi and mix well.
  4. Plate gnocchi and garnish with parmesan cheese and fresh basil (optional). Save remaining sauce for other uses.
Asian Main Dishes Recipes Side Dishes

Beef and Broccoli Cauliflower Fried Rice

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cauliflower fried rice

Beef and Broccoli Cauliflower Fried Rice

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 package Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower Stir Fry
  • 1 pound lean beef (sirloin, skirt steak, filet) sliced into bite size pieces
  • 1/4 cup Soy Vey Hoisin Garlic Marinade
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups broccoli, chopped (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp canola oil, divided
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Directions

  1. In ziplock bag, add beef and Soy Vey marinade. Marinade in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or up until overnight.
  2. Heat large skillet to medium high heat. Add 1 tsp of canola oil and eggs. Scramble eggs until cooked. Set aside on plate.
  3. Add marinated beef into skillet. Cook until desired at temperature. Set aside on plate.
  4. Add 1 tsp canola oil to skillet. Saute broccoli until soft. Add bag of Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower Stir Fry and 1 tsp sesame oil. Stir fry for 5-7 minutes. Add half of the scallions into skillet and stir into the rice.
  5. Add beef and scrambled eggs into rice. Mix together and heat up additional minute. Add remaining scallions as garnish when serving.
Italian Main Dishes Recipes

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Vegan Bolognese Sauce

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Cauliflower Gnocchi with Vegan Bolognese Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi
  • 2 cups Marinara Sauce
  • 1 package Beyond Meat Beyond Beef Crumbles
  • Olive Oil Spray

Optional

  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil

Directions

  1. Follow directions on package of Beyond Meat Beef Crumbles to cook.
  2. Once beef crumbles have cooked, add marinara sauce and let simmer.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium skillet, preheat to medium heat and coat with olive oil spray.
  4. Add package of cauliflower gnocchi into skillet. Pan sauté for approximately 10 minutes or until gnocchi is thoroughly cooked, constantly moving pan to ensure gnocchi does not stick to pan.
  5. Plate gnocchi and top with the faux bolognese sauce. Save remaining sauce for other uses.
  6. Garnish with parmesan cheese and fresh basil (optional).
Italian Main Dishes Recipes

Cauliflower Crust Manicotti

Cauliflower Crust Manicotti

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 packages Outer Aisle Gourmet Cauliflower Sandwich Thins
  • 15 oz. container part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese, plus extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for topping
  • 4 cups spinach, sautéed with avocado oil spray
  • 2 cloves garlic, minched
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (1/2 cup to coat lasagna pan and 1/2 cup to spread on top)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Coat lasagna pan with 1/2 cup marinara sauce.
  3. In large skillet, add spinach and spray with avocado oil spray. Sautee until wilted. Set aside.
  4. In medium bowl, add ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, garlic, egg, Italian seasoning, and salt. Mix thoroughly. Add spinach and combine into mixture.
  5. Place ricotta mixture into each cauliflower sandwich thin, evenly distributing mixture into the 12 sandwich thins.
  6. Carefully roll each sandwich thin over with the ricotta mixture and place open side face down on the lasagna pan.
  7. Spread remaining marinara sauce over each manicotti and sprinkle with a pinch of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 40 minutes. Broil on high for 2 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.