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Cooking Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

This week in food, we featured another vegetable that is perfectly in season in April, cauliflower. These healthy cauliflower recipes make the most of it.

First up for Meatless Monday was a healthy Teriyaki Cauliflower Rice Bowl, which uses “rice” made out of cauliflower, but you’ll never know the difference.

Teriyaki Cauliflower Rice Bowl
Image and Recipe via Yup.. It’s Vegan!

 

Try this recipe for one of the food substitutes sweeping the internet, Skinny Cauliflower Mash. Perfect for mashed potato lovers.

Cauliflower Mash
Image and Recipe via The Nutrition Twins

 

These Cheesy Cauliflower Tots are perfect to fool your kids, or even just your inner child, into a healthy snack.

Cheesy Cauliflower Tots
Image and Recipe via Cooking Light

 

This Greek Roasted Lemon Cauliflower and Potatoes with Feta Cheese recipe is an all-in-one side dish for any dinner.

Greek Roasted Lemon Cauliflower and Potatoes with Feta Cheese
Image and Recipe via Yup.. It’s Vegan!

 

You can make pizza with a cauliflower crust for much fewer calories, and it will be delicious with a full serving of veggies.

Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Image and Recipe via Jo and Sue

 

This Fried Cauliflower with Tahini and Pomegranate Seeds is a bright and tasty side for spring entrees.

Fried Cauliflower with Tahini and Pomegranate Seeds
Image and Recipes via My Recipes

 

Try making Healthy Blackened Chicken Fajitas with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice the next time you’re craving takeout.

Healthy Blackened Chicken Fajitas with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Image and Recipe via From Everyday to Gourmet
Fresh Healthy Pea Recipes

Healthy Pea Recipes

Unless you’re a gardener, you may not know that April is the perfect time to eat fresh peas! So this week in food, we gave you delicious, healthy pea recipes.

First up for Meatless Monday was a Fresh Pea and Garlic Gazpacho that is perfect for spring and summer meals.

Fresh Pea and Garlic Gazpacho
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

This Green Goddess Salad of Quinoa, Avocado, Peas, and Pistachios is a perfect healthy and filling lunch.

Green Goddess Salad
Image and Recipe via Journey Kitchen

 

This Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw recipe is a fun take on summer classics that clocks in at just 268 calories.

Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

Trick your kids into eating their peas with this tasty appetizer of Pea Pesto Crostini that makes the vegetable into a cheesy and smooth dip.

Pea Pesto Crostini
Image and Recipe via Food Network

 

Newfangled Peas and Carrots are the perfect side dish for gardeners, using the tender sprouts of the plant.

Newfangled Peas and Carrots
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

This Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken and Vegetables is a rich and creamy stew featuring pea pods.

Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken and Vegetables
Image and Recipe via Simple Bites
Autism Awareness

National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month. So, how do we get from simple awareness to true acceptance? Start by learning more about autism and The Autism NOW National Autism Resource & Information Center.

 

Last year the CDC estimated that 1 in 68 kids in the U.S. have autism, making it clear that it affects millions of Americans. It is affecting your community, so help make a better world for autism.

National Autism Awareness Month Banner

 

Autism is a developmental disability that, in varying amounts, affects social communication, restrictive and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities. Learn more.

What do people with autism wish you knew? Read their personal stories on The Autism NOW Blog during Autism Awareness Month.

Learning About Autism

 

Catching problems like autism in children early makes a huge difference. Early screening and milestone checklists can help.

Catching Autism When They're Young

 

It’s important to break down myths and misinformation to understand and accept what autism really means. Learn about the full range of disorders.

Growing insurance coverage and knowledge about autism helps those that have it, but we can all do more. Get involved.