Trader Joe's cauliflower foods have inspired a cult-following, here are tasty, healthy ways to make them your own.
Trader Joe's Cauliflower Crust Buffalo Chicken Pizza
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Like Target, it's impossible to leave Trader Joe's without at least one impulse buy. Make it their cauliflower pizza crust and you won't be sorry once you try it with shredded chicken, mozzarella cheese, and caramelized onions.
Get the recipe: Trader Joe's Cauliflower Crust Buffalo Chicken Pizza
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Cauliflower Gnocchi with Simple Homemade Pesto
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Homemade pasta? Lots of effort. Homemade pesto? Totally worth it. Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi has spurred many an Instagram (#cauliflowergnocchi has 3,500 posts and counting) for a reason. It's simple and totally passes for the traditional potato gnocchi. The pesto is vegan, uses a base of peas, and takes less than five minutes to whip together.
Get the recipe: Cauliflower Gnocchi with Simple Homemade Pesto
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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
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Cauliflower rice sounds easy enough, right? Well, prepping it yourself (all that chopping and dicing, or pulsing in a food processor) can make a huge mess. Enter: Trader Joe's pre-riced cauliflower. The frustration factor alone is worth the $2. Add more flavor by sauteing with fresh garlic, cilantro, and lime. (Related: Cauliflower Rice Recipes You Can Make In Less Than 15 Minutes)
Get the recipe: Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
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Cacio E Pepe Cauliflower Gnocchi
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Cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper) is as simple as it sounds—butter, pepper, and Parmesan cheese create a coating for the pasta. Cauliflower gnocchi is a high volume food with a huge cheesy plateful clocking in at only 300 calories per serving.
Get the recipe: Cacio E Pepe Cauliflower Gnocchi
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Spicy Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice Bowl
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This rice bowl is Paleo and Whole30-approved. The shrimp is flavored with Sambal Oelek (an Indonesian hot sauce), honey, and Dijon mustard, then served on a bed of cauliflower rice with avocado, fried eggs, and chives. (Related: Satisfying "Super Bowl" Recipes Featuring Fresh Winter Superfoods)
Get the recipe: Spicy Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice Bowl
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Pumpkin, Shiitake, and Gruyere Pizza
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When you're low-carb but pizza is life. Start with a pre-made cauliflower pizza crust, then add a can of pumpkin, Shiitake mushrooms, frozen peas, and Gruyere cheese for dinner ready in less than 30 minutes. (Related: Avocado Pizza Might Be the New Avocado Toast)
Get the recipe: Pumpkin, Shiitake, and Gruyere Pizza
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Mexican Cauliflower Rice
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With just a few ingredients that you probably have hidden in the back of your pantry, you can throw together a delicious meal even on nights you don't feel like cooking. Onion, garlic, tomato paste, and red pepper flakes give it the flavors of traditional Mexican rice.
Get the recipe: Mexican Cauliflower Rice
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Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach
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Brown butter is as easy as it sounds—butter that's been browned in a pan to give it more flavor. The sage, garlic powder, and butter are the only seasonings needed, so the gnocchi and veggies have their chance to shine.
Get the recipe: Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach
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Bacon Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice
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Convincing yourself to eat a bowl of cauliflower is a no-brainer when it's topped with crispy bacon, gut-friendly kimchi, and sriracha. At only 190 calories, this recipe is great for a light lunch. You can also have fun with it and add more toppings such as runny eggs or black sesame seeds.
Get the recipe: Bacon Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice
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