Spicy Zippy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Power Food: Cauliflower

Gluten free | Dairy free | Soy free

Serves 4 | Serving size: 1 cup

Ingredients:

Cauliflower coating:

1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) (in a spray bottle)

1 cup almond milk, unsweetened

3/4 cup quinoa flour or (other flour of choice)

Sea salt and pepper, freshly ground to taste

Cauliflower Wings:

1 head cauliflower (6 1/2 cups), cut into bite sized pieces

Buffalo Sauce:

3/4  cup hot sauce

1/4 cup extra virgin coconut oil (EVCO), melted

2 tsp. garlic, minced

2 Tbsp. dry mustard

Sea salt and pepper, freshly ground to taste

Side Dish:

2-3 carrots, cut into 3-inch sticks

2-3 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch sticks

Side Dipping Sauce:

1/2 cup coconut yogurt, unsweetened (gluten &dairy-free)

1/4 cup cucumber cut into thin slivers

1/2 lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1 Tbsp. garlic, crushed

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lightly spray a large non-stick baking sheet with EVOO.
  2. Combine the almond milk, quinoa flour, sea salt and pepper in a bowl and stir until well combined.
  3. Coat the cauliflower pieces with the flour mixture and place on the baking sheet in a single layer; bake for 10 minutes. turn and bake another 10 minutes until lightly browned and crispy.
  4. While the cauliflower is baking, combine  the hot sauce, EVCO, garlic, mustard, sea salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  5. Pour the hot sauce mixture over the baked cauliflower and continue baking for an additional 5-10 minutes. In the meantime, mix yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, and garlic together in a small bowl. Set aside. Serve cauliflower bites with a side of carrots, celery sticks and dipping sauce.

 

Nutritional Facts (with toppings):

Calories: 97.3 | Total Fat: 1.5 g, Saturated Fat 0.1 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.6 g | Cholesterol 0 mg | Sodium 336.3 mg | Potassium 322.1 mg | Total Carbohydrates 15.9 g | Dietary Fiber 4.6 g | Natural Sugar 5.8 g | Protein 4.1 g | *Vitamin C 74.1% | *Folate 13.7% | *Vitamin E 9%

*Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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