Month: July 2017

Keep Your Hydration Levels In Check With Hydro Flask

Keep Your Hydration Levels In Check With Hydro Flask

You always need to keep your Hydration Levels in check daily and the Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flask is now at the top of my list in making this possible. Today, I’m sharing my review on something…

How To Plan A Family Trip To Disneyland On A Budget

How To Plan A Family Trip To Disneyland On A Budget

I’m going to share with you some tips and tricks on How To Plan A Family Trip To Disneyland On a Budget.  Disneyland Park is one of my most favorite places. It truly is a family’s…

Easy Steps To Make Cauliflower Rice

Easy Steps To Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is not only a healthy alternative to your everyday rice but is also a tasty, grain-free alternative and makes for a great side dish.

Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower

There seems to be that I have a love hate relationship with the cauliflower. I use it in stir-fry or alongside other raw vegetables with dip as an appetizer or snack, but it’s a vegetable that I always seem pass up in the grocery store. I didn’t offer it too much on our family’s meal plan until I was discovering new healthy food choices for our family’s menu. Somehow, the cauliflower always seems to pop up…in such ways as making pizza crust or transforming it into cauliflower rice. So with a cauliflower head in my fridge from our produce box I decided to give the cauliflower another chance.

Easy Steps to Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice is a tasty, grain-free alternative to rice and makes for a great side dish to vegetables, meats, stir-fries, etc.

  1.  Trim the cauliflower and cut into roughly equal-sized florets.
  2. In batches ( don’t overcrowd your food processor), place florets in a food processor in a single layer.
  3. Pulse 3-5 times until a rice-like consistency forms.
  4. Heat a small amount of oil in a pan over medium heat (I also added a little diced onion and chopped garlic), then add your cauliflower rice and sauté 3-5 minutes until soft and turning slightly golden brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Then eat it up! It’s that easy!

Kitchen Tools I Used To Make It Easy

How To Freeze Cauliflower Rice

Because a large head of cauliflower will make a huge batch, I decided to freeze some of it. To do this, I  just scooped about a cup or so of the UNCOOKED cauliflower rice into small ziploc bags or ziploc freezer containers, and then placed them in the freezer.

Needless to say it is quite delicious and  I will definitely be working this into my Sunday meal prep rotation!

Are you a cauliflower fan?

Have you tried cauliflower ‘rice’?

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Movies Under the Pines

Movies Under the Pines

On our Friday Fun Night we kicked off our weekend with Movies Under the Pines. Presented by the Nevada City Film Festival, Movies Under the Pines (MUTP), is an outdoor movie experience for the whole…

10 Items I Buy Regularly at the Farmer’s Market

10 Items I Buy Regularly at the Farmer’s Market

At a Farmer’s market, you’ll always walk out with bags full of fruit and veggies at the best prices in town! Plus you’ll be supporting your local farmers. Good Morning all! I hope this…