jalapeno popper

Cauliflower Nachos

Just when you thought cauliflower couldn't be more magical...

 
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What You'll Need:

1 head cauliflower, broken into florets

juice of 1 lime

1 Tbsp taco seasoning (find an easy peasy homemade recipe here!)

1-2 Tbsp olive or avocado oil

3/4 c raw cheddar cheese, shredded from the block

 

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halfed

1 sweet or purple onion, minced 

1 sweet bell pepper, chopped

1 jalapeno, minced

 

Fixins:

1 c fresh cilantro, chopped

1 avocado, cubed

Few dollops of organic, whole milk Greek yogurt

Salsa


Preheat oven to 425*

Toss cauliflower in avocado or olive oil + taco seasoning + lime juice, spread on baking dish

Roast for 15-20 minutes, or until it begins to lightly brown

Meanwhile, prep veggies and beans

Top roasted cauliflower with beans, veggies & cheese.  Return to the oven for 8-10 minutes, or until cheese has melted.

Serve sprinkled with fixins.  Share with a friend!


Serves 2.

Jalapeno Poppers

These little guys are to die for, and the perfect app to take along to a party.  And, when kept in the right portions, they will not derail you or keep you from hitting your goals! 

What You'll Need:  1 dozen fresh jalapenos, sliced lengthwise and seeded*  1 package organic cream cheese, or Neufchatel**  1/2 c shredded cheddar, or other hard cheese  2 eggs, whisked  2 c organic corn flakes, crumbled

What You'll Need:

1 dozen fresh jalapenos, sliced lengthwise and seeded*

1 package organic cream cheese, or Neufchatel**

1/2 c shredded cheddar, or other hard cheese

2 eggs, whisked

2 c organic corn flakes, crumbled


*Consider using gloves while slicing the seeding the peppers; heat can vary, and there is nothing worse than hot pepper hands*

**Set cream cheese to room temperature for at least 30 minutes.  


Preheat oven to 350*

Prepare ingredients: Combine cheeses in a medium bowl.  Whisk eggs in a separate medium bowl.  Crush corn flakes in a medium bowl.

Set up an assembly line:  japs >cheese combo>whisked egg>corn flakes>large baking sheet.

Stuff japs with cheese, dredge in egg, roll in corn flakes, set on baking sheet.  Repeat.

Bake uncovered for 20-30 minutes, or until bubbly.  


Serves 8 as an app, 4 as a main with a salad alongside.  Inspired by Weight Watcher's original recipe.