Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:00 AM
Cauliflower is the new black in the kitchen. Everyone is cooking with it because it’s low-carb, flavorful, fun and underused. Want to cook up some easy cauliflower recipes but not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered Pinterest style with the best cauliflower recipes on Pinterest!
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Cauliflower is the new {kitchen} rage. Both low carb and paleo, it's an ingredient that many health-conscious cooks are turning to in order to recreate healthier versions of old favorites. A whole head of cauliflower boasts having 0 trans fats and only 150 calories and 29 total carb grams. Cauliflower also offers a whopping 12 grams of fiber and all the vitamin C you could possibly need. It's also ridiculously versatile easily working as a side, a crust or even a sauce. We've gathered Pinterest's favorite cauliflower recipes. They're clever, healthy and delicious — a healthy cook's win!

Cauliflower Rice,
Photo credit: Oh My Veggies

Oh My Veggies is a vegetarian food blog with a focus on easy recipes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Their cauliflower recipe is Cauliflower Rice, a simple rice substitute that matches rice in consistency for way fewer calories!

Cauliflower Cakes
Photo credit: My San Francisco Kitchen

Kristianne is the writer behind My San Francisco Kitchen, a site where she shares her delicious cooking adventures in her tiny San Francisco kitchen. Kristianne's cauliflower recipe is Cauliflower Cakes which make a scrumptious, crispy and healthful side dish or salad topper.

Roasted Cauliflower
Photo credit: Stockpiling Moms

Stockpiling Moms is a site dedicated to helping busy families make savvy choices in all areas of their lives. Their cauliflower recipe is Roasted Cauliflower, a gluten-free and paleo recipe that's healthful, delicious and as simple as can be to make!

Cauliflower Wraps
Photo credit: Empowered Sustenance

Lauren writes at Empowered Sustenance where she shares the joy of eating real food, living a chemical-free lifestyle and exploring mind-body medicine. Lauren's cauliflower recipe is Cauliflower Wraps, a delicious and completely grain- and dairy-free wrap recipe that is loved from first to last bite!

Roasted Cauliflower and White Cheddar Soup
Photo credit: Mel's Kitchen Cafe

Mel blogs at Mel's Kitchen Cafe, where she shares family-friendly food made from scratch that speaks to her soul — and that doesn't take all day to make! Mel's cauliflower recipe is Roasted Cauliflower and White Cheddar Soup, a delicious, lightened up creamy soup filled to the brim with perfect flavor!

Buffalo Cauliflower
Photo credit: Saucy Spatula

The writer — and cook — behind Saucy Spatula focuses on creating and sharing the food she grew up eating. Her cauliflower recipe is Buffalo Cauliflower, an amazing, savory and comforting recipe that's sure to please!

General Tso's Cauliflower
Photo credit: Bakeaholic Mama

Carrie is a busy stay-at-home mom of three trying to fulfill her baking addiction while eating her veggies and the blogger and cook behind Bakeaholic Mama. Carrie's cauliflower recipe is General Tso's Cauliflower, a simple meatless recipe that hits the spot when you get those take out cravings!

Cauliflower Steaks with Pesto
Photo credit: Two Peas & Their Pod

Maria and Josh are the voices behind Two Peas & Their Pod, a site where they create recipes that are simple, fresh and family friendly. Their cauliflower recipe is Cauliflower Steaks with Pesto, a simple grilling recipe filled with the perfectly paired flavors from the smoky grill and the basil pesto.

Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage
Photo credit: Food for My Family

Shaina Olmanson is the home cook and photographer behind Food for My Family. Her cauliflower recipe is Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage, a festive side dish filled with layers of contrasting flavor and texture that will make a cauliflower lover out of everyone!

Guiltless Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Amanda Plott is a graphic designer, author, photographer, self-proclaimed foodie and creator of The Skinny Fork. Her cauliflower recipe is Guiltless Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce, a to-die-for lightened up version of this classic favorite!

Photo credit: The Skinny Fork

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