On 5 Oct 2018, in
by Kelsie Knerr
Cauliflower in your oatmeal? This may sound odd, but it's worth trying! I personally love cauliflower – especially roasted – but typically not riced cauliflower. If I'm having cauliflower rice stir-fry, I can totally tell I am not eating normal rice. But with this oatmeal and egg combination, the texture is so similar to typical oatmeal that it doesn’t faze me, especially after I add all of my flavorful toppings. That being said, it is important to get the texture right: the finer the riced cauliflower, the better it pretends to be oatmeal. If you're using a food processor, blend it very thoroughly. And when microwaving, make sure the cauliflower rice is cooked until very soft.
If you prefer to use whole eggs instead of egg whites, you'll get more vitamins and minerals, but also more calories and saturated fat. Either option can be a healthy choice for most people.
What you add to your oatmeal can shift the macronutrient distribution – the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat. Consider adding some high fiber berries for carbohydrates, nuts or seeds for fat and protein, and other fun additions like cinnamon, cocoa powder or a sweetener of your choice.
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