Mexican Style Cauliflower Rice

Most meals are served with some form of carbs – rice, noodles, potatoes or bread. In order to make strides toward your fitness goal, it’s a good idea to eat fewer carbs at dinner. This recipe for cauliflower rice is a great way to still enjoy a side of rice without sacrificing your results by taking in too many calories and carbs. Servings: 8

Here’s what you need:

    1 head organic cauliflower
    2 small tomatoes, chopped
    1/2 an onion, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 Tablespoon tomato paste
    dash of salt and pepper
    dash of Tajin or red pepper flakes
    1/4 cup fresh, cilantro, chopped
    juice from one lime

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease shallow baking pan with olive oil.
    Using a food processor with the grating blade, grate all of the cauliflower. Set aside.
    In a high speed blender, or food processor, blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, tomato paste, salt, pepper and tajin until smooth.
    Mix the tomato blend evenly into the shredded cauliflower. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes. Stir and bake for another 20 minutes.
    Remove from the oven, transfer to serving dish. Mix in the chopped cilantro and drizzle with lime juice. Enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 28 calories, 1g fat, 91mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and 1g protein

Sterling Wise is a Certified Personal Trainer, and the CEO and Founder of The Wise Decision. If you would like to learn more about the fitness coach and motivator visit http://thewisedecision.com/ or email him at sterling@thewisedecision.com.


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