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Save yourself some time by making your stove work overtime. When boiling some chick peas for making hummus I added red potatoes and eggs to hard boil as well as using the pot to steam green beans. This way I was was able to make hummus and cook some of the ingredients I needed for a Nicoise salad!
Califlower is a nutrient dense food so you can eat lots of it without having to worry about your weight. It's only 25 calories per ounce. This food is also high in water content & water rich foods are believed to be natural appetite suppressants for weight loss. Eat raw in salad, with hummus as a dip, in soups, steamed, broiled, baked in a casserole or mashed into a potato.
Use roasted garlic instead of butter! Great way to add flavour using less fat and calories! Great on sandwiches, on baked potatoes and grilled cheese sanwiches (on the inside, not the outside). I add this to mashed potatoes, hummus and corn on the cob. Let's just say I try to slather anything I can with this garlicky goodness! LOL
To make roasted garlic... Cut top off garlic bulb. Pour over about 1 tsp olive oil and a tiny pinch of salt. Wrap in foil. Bake in oven about 45 mins at 400 degrees. Garlic will be ready when cloves are browned and soft. ENJOY!
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