20+ Bariatric-Friendly Cauliflower Recipes – A Pinterest Roundup!

Did you know about all the different ways you can make cauliflower? Did you know? Seriously. Because I’ve heard about cauliflower being a great substitute for so many things, but it wasn’t until I hit up Pinterest (again), that I realized just what you can do with it and it’s GOOD. Yah. I know. Of course I had to bring it here to share, maybe you didn’t know…

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cauliflower recipes

I am thoroughly enjoying discovering new foods to try on my path to better health and wellness. And cauliflower is one food that I can’t wait to delve into. Even though I did. Wait. Yah. It’s been 4 months now, since surgery (see my update with pics and stats right here) and I have yet to try anything with cauliflower. But I’m ready. And maybe you need some seriously yummy cauliflower recipes, too. So let’s do this…

20+ Bariatric-Friendly Cauliflower Recipes – A Pinterest Roundup!

1 – Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese

crock pot cauliflower and cheese

2 – Beef and Cauliflower Bake

beef and cauliflower bake

3 – Creamy Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup


4 – Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Rice


5 – Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Bread Sticks


6 – Cauliflower Mock Potato Salad


7 – Cauliflower Wraps


8 – Cauliflower Cheddar Fritters


9 – Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese


10 – Loaded Cauliflower Casserole


11 – Jalapeno Cheddar Cauliflower Muffins


12 – Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots


13 – Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Wings


14 – Cauliflower Crusted Pizza 


15 – Cauliflower Nachos


16 – Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken


17 – Mock Garlic Mashed Potatoes


18 – Cauliflower Au Gratin


19 – Cauliflower Crust Stromboli


20 – Cauliflower Sheperd’s Pie


All of these above look so darn good. Who knew that there are a bazillion ways to cook cauliflower to avoid the carbs. Since carbs and I have never gotten along, I’m totally in love with finding healthy alternatives. And hopefully, I’ve left it less overwhelming for you, too. Pinterest is fun to get lost in, but you don’t want to miss the dinner hour because you couldn’t find your way to the kitchen. With all these new recipes, no one in your family will go hungry. And THAT is a very good thing!

See below for another 30+ cauliflower recipes.

15 Ways to Cook Cauliflower Brilliantly


19 Ways to Hack Your Comfort Food with Cauliflower


There may be a little overlap within these 30+ cauliflower recipes to what I have shared above them, but I seriously doubt you’ll not find something for you and your family to enjoy. Even so, here are several more, just for you. 3 MORE Yum Cauliflower Recipes directly from The Gluten-Free Foodsmith. I do hope you enjoy getting your cauliflower on…

For your health and mine,





Please remember what you need to do for any of these recipes to truly be bariatric-friendly. Every program is different and it is in your best interest to follow along the guidelines of your own program, especially when it comes to food prep and sitting down to eat!

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