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How to Make Cauliflower Rice + Our Favorite Recipes

by Healthy Glow Co.

We’re always looking for ways to add more vegetables into our meals! One of the pillars of our 4 Week HGG Reset Meal Program is to focus on adding in more nutrient-dense foods, not focusing on what needs to be removed. Adding in extra vegetables whenever possible is one of the best ways to do this, and cauliflower rice is the perfect thing to experiment with! It’s packed with vitamins and minerals and takes on the flavor of any dish you are creating.


There are two options for how to do this: first, you can make it really easy and buy the pre-riced cauliflower (Trader Joe’s has a great option). Or, you can make your own! Simply slice up a head of cauliflower (similar to when you’re getting ready to roast it), pop it in your food processor and pulse several times until the texture resembles rice. Then, squeeze out the excess moisture using a kitchen towel and sauté in a pan until cooked through. So easy and it’s the perfect substitute for a variety of grains or starchy vegetables, like pasta, brown rice and potatoes. Check out the step-by-step video below to guide you through making it at home:


Incorporate more vegetables into your diet by using cauliflower rice in place of rice, potatoes or pasta.


There are endless possibilities for adding cauliflower rice to some of your favorite recipes. Test out one of our HGG Reset recipes with this Ginger Cashew Chicken Stir Fry with Coconut Coconut Cauliflower Rice. Sautéing the cauliflower rice in a bit of coconut oil before serving adds a delicious nutty flavor!

You’re going to love this easy stir fry with a creamy thai cashew ginger sauce & plenty of veggies. Serve with cauliflower rice that’s sauteed in a little coconut oil for amazing flavor.

Sub out regular rice for cauliflower rice in this global-inspired One Pan Tandoori Chicken with Spiced Coconut Rice.

Tandoori chicken made in one pan with a savory spiced yellow coconut rice. This global flavored recipe is perfect for meal prepping or serving for a weeknight dinner!

Add some flare to your dinner time rotation with these Red Coconut Curry Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice. They are packed with protein and reheat well for healthy lunches all week!

Add some flare to dinner this week with these Red Coconut Curry Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice. They are packed with protein and great for meal prep throughout the week.

Get your meal-prep on with this healthy Meal-Prep Cilantro Lime Chicken served next to a big bed of cauliflower rice!

Get your meal-prep on with this healthy meal-prep cilantro lime chicken served next to a delicious cauliflower rice!

The HGG Reset is exactly how we eat when we want to feel our best. It’s a four week focus on nourishing your body with foods that work in your favor, while stripping back what weighs you down. There aren’t any “yes/no” lists, but we’ve intentionally designed this program to help you establish a new, sustainable eating pattern with healthy, satisfying food that tastes as good as it makes you feel! Still need your copy? Grab it here.

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