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6 September, 2017

Can Cauliflower Really Replace Carbs?

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Cauliflower as a Carbohydrate Substitute

Bread and rice lovers are skeptical. Diet-conscious folks swear by it. But can riced cauliflower really replace carbs?

Bread and rice lovers are skeptical. Diet-conscious folks swear by it. But can riced cauliflower really replace carbs?

I need to lose a bit of weight, and my boatload of carbs is probably the culprit.

I heard all about cauliflower rice, and I figured I’d give it a go. What did I think? Well, first, no matter what you may have heard, it in no way resembles rice in terms of taste. It’s like trying to substitute a sirloin with tofu. Both are good in their own way, but they’re completely different.

Cauliflower rice is good. It has a slight nutty flavor and the texture was spot on. But I could still tell that I was eating cauliflower and not rice. So if you think you’ll trick someone who’s skeptical of the cauliflower crumble craze, I would advise that it probably won’t work. But, if you go in knowing that it’s cauliflower, you’ll like it (and feel super proud that you ate another vegetable). (more…)