Cauliflower has a bad rap. Why all the haters? Perhaps those haters are steaming or boiling up their cauliflower to a watery mush, then dumping a truckload of butter on it to cover up the glop. Oh, lovely readers, I’ve found a ton of eye-opening recipes that will have your taste buds (and your kids!) begging for more. It’s like when Dorothy opens her door and her world is now in color with sparkly ruby slippers to boot. Come with me on this cauliflower journey, I promise not to disappoint …
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Curried Roasted Cauliflower Cracklins 1 of 15Curry and cauliflower are long-lost lovers for your mouth.
Make your own curried roasted cauliflower cracklins
Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Dried Cherries 2 of 15Never thought of turning roasted cauliflower into a salad. I bet I could use the dried cranberries in my pantry instead of the cherries.
Make your own roasted cauliflower salad with dried cherries
Cauliflower Steak with Cauliflower Puree 3 of 15You've got cauliflower two ways in this dish: a puree and those amazing, giant steaks!
Get the recipe for cauliflower steak with cauliflower puree at Bon Appetit
Roasted Garlic Cauliflower with Lemon and Parmesan 4 of 15Roasting cauliflower turns it into this flavor sensation. You're gonna love it!
Make your own roasted garlic cauliflower with lemon and parmesan
Roasted Garlic Maple Cauliflower Soup 5 of 15Wow, this is a must-try with the maple and garlic mixed with the roasted cauliflower.
Make your own roasted garlic maple cauliflower soup
Pasta with White Stuff 6 of 15A little pasta, a little cauliflower, and you've got yourself a kid-tastic supper.
Make your own pasta with white stuff
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes 7 of 15Bring a little life and added health benefit to your mashed potatoes.
Get the recipe for cauliflower mashed potatoes at Laa Loosh
Cauliflower Gratin 8 of 15Cheese plus cauliflower equals decadent. I make this dish on cold nights when we want something comforting.
Get the recipe for cauliflower gratin at Cooking with My Kid
Roasted Cauliflower Soup 9 of 15A vegetarian version of the classic soup. Perfect for the non-meat eaters and meat eaters out there.
Get the recipe for roasted cauliflower soup at Cooking with My Kid
Nutty Caramelized Cauliflower 10 of 15For me, there is nothing better than simple roasted cauliflower with olive oil, salt and pepper. This one adds pine nuts for some crunch.
Get the recipe for nutty caramelized cauliflower at Cooking with My Kid
Rainbow Broccoli Parmesan 11 of 15You must be thinking, this is broccoli, not cauliflower. Yes, this dish has broccoli, but it's also got multiple colors of cauliflower — yes, that purple and orange veggie is cauliflower!
Get the recipe for rainbow broccoli parmesan at Cooking with My Kid
Spicy Cauliflower with Sesame Seeds 12 of 15For those who want a little spice in your life, here is the cauliflower recipe for you (and it can always be toned down for the kiddos).
Get the recipe for spicy cauliflower with sesame seeds at 101 Cookbooks
Moroccan Cauliflower Recipe 13 of 15There are those big steaks again! I also love the Moroccan touch, must try this.
Get the recipe for Moroccan cauliflower at Gluten Free baby
Garlic Roasted Cauliflower 14 of 15Just please try roasting some cauliflower, you will thank me. This one has a punch of color with parsley.
Get the recipe for garlic roasted cauliflower at Gimme Some Oven
Baked Cucumber with Cauliflower 15 of 15This is so cool. Stuff a cucumber with cauliflower and bake it! Look at how beautiful it looks, and it's only 166 calories.
Get the recipe forbaked cucumber with caulifloweat Diet Recipes
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