When I first came across the inspiration for this recipe, from
FitSugar, I thought : ” Interesting, Cauliflower crust on a pizza?” Well, in the effort to make one of my favorite foods, PIZZA, more healthy, I thought I would give it a go.
Mushroom Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Mushroom Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Serving size: 1 Calories: 112 Fat: 5.5 Carbohydrates: 5.6 Sugar: 1.76 Fiber: 1.5 Protein: 10.2
45 mins Cauliflower Crust: 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets ⅛ cup parmesan ½ tsp oregano, dried ½ tsp basil, dried ¼ tsp salt 1 egg For Topping: 5 tablespoons Store-bought pizza sauce ½ cup part skim mozzarella 2 cloves minced garlic garlic salt (optional) For the Crust: start by putting pizza stone in preheated oven to 450 degrees F Put cauliflower florets in food processor and pulse until resembles coarse meal Put in microwave and cook 4 minutes Let cool for a few minutes. Careful! It will be VERY hot. Put the processed cauliflower into a dish towel. Squeeze out as much water as possible. Add cheeses, herbs, salt, and egg. Put "dough" in between 2 pieces of parchment paper that are throughly grease with coconut oil or coconut oil spray. Roll into circle with rolling pin to about ⅛ inch thickness. Transfer to pizza stone by removing top sheet of parchment paper and flipping quickly onto hot pizza stone. Then remove 2nd piece of parchment paper. Bake 8-10 minutes in oven. Take out crust. Top with pizza sauce and sprinkle with mozzarella and a little garlic salt. Bake 5 more minutes. Cut with pizza cutter into 6 slices. Lift off pizza stone with flat spatula so the slices don't break. This serves about 2 people.
Does anyone like lazy mornings as much as me, maybe eat a few
fluffy pumpkin pancakes? It probably takes me a few hours to read the current news on Yahoo or other interesting links from emails. Mind you, I do not do this everyday. Here is a few links:
1. Very interesting. She changed
one thing in her diet with extrordinary results..12 cups..Hmm, I have about 6.
Dinner parties in your backyard? Awesome!
3. I like her
site design and cake style. Beautiful and inspirational.
White Chicken Chili recipe I will make this week.
Have a relaxing, fun-filled weekend
Here are a few interesting links I found recently.
1. Interesting piece: Going a year or more without
2. A look at
3. Haha, does Jude Law think
this looks good?
4. She makes funny video recipes and now….
self portraits with food.
These fluffy pancakes are perfect for a lazy Saturday morning. I prefer making and eating my pancakes on a weekend because I am not so rushed in getting ready for work. One added plus, each pancake has 67 % the daily value of Vitamin A.
Low Sugar Fluffy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
Serving size: 1 Calories: 150 Fat: 7.9 Saturated fat: 3.76 Carbohydrates: 17.1 Sugar: 1.4 Fiber: .92 Protein: 3
11 mins ¼ cup canned pumpkin ¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice 2 tsp Truvia (one for pancake batter, and one for sprinkling on top) 1 TB unsalted butter, melted ⅜ cup coconut milk 1 TB white vinegar ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp baking soda ½ tsp baking powder ½ egg ½ cup AP flour 1 TB Butter (3 Dabs, I used Land 'O Lakes light butter, for the warm pancakes) Put vinegar in coconut milk to curdle, set aside Mix all dry ingredients together. Add egg and whisk with fork. Add milk. Heat up ceramic pan. It is nonstick so no spray is needed Put 3 equal size pancakes and flip when 50% bubbles show. Cook a few more minutes. Plate and serve warm. To serve, put a few dabs on butter, and sprinkle truvia on top of pancakes