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Help me like cauliflower... please

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by seanj67, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And how could I forget cauliflower and cheese soup. I make it with a chicken stock. Cauliflower and broccoli is another good soup.
     
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    Yvonne18888 · Newbie

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    Do you like Pizza? Try to blitz cauliflower to make a pizza base & bind with egg, cheese , herb or garlic. Top off with whatever you like. Lots of ideas on google.
     
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  3. NoCrbs4Me

    NoCrbs4Me I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All good ideas. Or just don't eat it. I don't and I don't feel like I'm missing anything.
     
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    kittypoker Friend · Well-Known Member

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    May I ask if you follow the totally carnivore idea? I'm heading that way, rapidly. Never have liked fruit or much veg and could happily do without if hubby would go with it. He can cook his own, or make a salad. :D
     
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    ianh9516 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I have cauliflower cheese, but do not like cauliflower so I mash it up with brussel sprouts, runner beans and cabbage, to make it palatable.
     
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    Hotpepper20000 · Well-Known Member

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    add19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried the bread?
     
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    add19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    and once in a blue moon this
     
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    twistnflat · Member

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    Roasted it is great. You can also slice it into centimetre slices and roast it. Roasting it improves its flavour.
     
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    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Pinkorchid Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you find a way here of liking cauliflower then that's good but there are no rules that say you have to eat something you don't like. Why do you think you have to eat cauliflower now if you would not have eaten it before you had diabetes .Low carb is about not eating or lowering foods that raise your BG it is not about eating food you don't like
     
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  12. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I fully understand the reason for the question. The OP would like to be able to eat cauliflower to give more choice at meal times. Similarly I would love to be able to like the taste of eggs, lamb and pork. I know I don't have to eat them, but if I could life would be easier (and it would have been easier for me even before I developed T2 too)
     
  13. Tabbyjoolz

    Tabbyjoolz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The OP may not like cauliflower, but is willing to give it a go anyway. I adore cauliflower (and all brassicas) and I'm eating more than ever, but if the go-to vegetable wasn't cauliflower but beetroot, which I detest, I wouldn't even try to like it.
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Same with me. I am gradually increasing the number of foods I like to eat, but eggs are still a no-no. Shame.
     
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    Angelofthemarches Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I make celeriac mash with butter and Philadelphia and black pepper - yum!
     
  16. Humma

    Humma Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Blend it and drink it
     
  17. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Curried - or add to another curry to bulk it out - you can't taste that its cauliflower at all.
     
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    seanj67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooh no, i haven't I will try it - I don't each much mash, but just sometimes fancy it!
     
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    seanj67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use green beans tossed in butter, garlic & chilli flakes a lot :)
     
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    seanj67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Some great ideas here - thank you all.

    When I did the rice, I just dried, grated & fried it...... still had that strong taste...
     
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