Skipping grains and gluten won’t mean giving up the favourite textures and also tastes. Invite green romanesco-a spiky, broccoli-like cruciferous vegetable-into your kitchen to stand set for rice tonight.

Tip: This dish is provided raw, but it can be made into a warm edge dish by sauting the actual minced romanesco with extra virgin olive oil until heated through; stir in still left ingredients off the warmth.


1 head romanesco or cauliflower, cored plus roughly chopped

1 cup (250 mL) chopped fresh cilantro

1 Tbsp (15 cubic centimeters) finely chopped jalapeno pepper

1 Tablespoons of (15 mL) extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tablespoons of (15 mL) calcium juice

1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt


In food processor, pulse romanesco before size of rice (this could need to be done in a couple batches, depending on the size of your food processor). Switch to large dish and stir during remaining ingredients. Serve.

Each serving contains: Eighty five calories; 4 g protein; 4 gary the gadget guy total fat (2 g sat. body fat, 0 g trans excess fat); 12 g entire carbohydrates (5 gary sugars, 5 grams fibre); 210 mg sodium