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Monday, April 8, 2013

[RECIPE] Mock Mashed Potatoes Using Cauliflower

I typically don't get home from my Skyrobics trampoline class until almost 9PM at night. I go straight from work to make it to the 7PM class. Since I am getting home so late these days, I am trying to limit my carb intake so at dinner, which resulted in me finally trying this dupe for mashed potatoes.

I saw Laura from Laura Must Lose Weight vlog her recipe and I was still skeptical when I watched it a few months ago. And if you've never tried this, then I'm sure you're going to still be skeptical after I tell you how great it was. I don't blame you. But I'll also tell you that you are missing out. This stuff is legit. I Instagrammed a photo of the mashed cauliflowers and I had a few requests for the recipe, so here you go. It's super easy to make.

You need:

  1. A head of cauliflower, chopped
  2. One ziploc steam bag (can be found where the oven bags are)
  3. 1/2 C of cottage cheese
  4. 1 clove of garlic minced
  5. salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Put chopped cauliflower in ziplock steam bag and steam for 5 to 6 minutues or until soft
  2. Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend untill smooth
  3. Enjoy!

 

I served mine with zesty tilpia and sauteed mushrooms (I use a slight variation of that recipe). I didn't use oil for any of this, just fresh lemon and lime juice, salt, pepper and mrs. dash original seasoning. BAM.

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14 comments:

  1. Oh I HAVE To make this!! How easy & good!

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  2. Those look delish! I have been meaning to try this recipe out vs. mashed potatoes. Think I will make them this week!

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  3. Two posts in two days? Is this real life? Also, I know what I'm having for dinner. YUM.

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  4. I've seen people make these a lot & love them! I've yet to try them but, I think it's about time! They look super yummy! So glad to see you blogging!

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  5. I've always used low fat cream cheese, but I'll have to try it with cottage cheese. Either way, YUM.

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  6. Seriously, that's it?? Dang, that sounds super easy! I will definitely be giving it a try.

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  7. Ah! I've been wanting to try this!!! Sounds so good and low carbs sounds amazing too ;) p.s. love the little picture in the background of Reese (:

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  8. Those look so good, definitely going to try them sometime! Also, I had no idea ziplock made steaming bags, so cool!

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  9. Definitely need to try this!!! Thanks for the recipe!

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