Replace Mashed Potatoes with This Cauliflower Recipe

Those who are on a low carb diet do not eat potatoes. Here is a cauliflower recipe to use Instead of mashed potatoes.

The quantities are a basic outline only for measurements as it can easily be doubled or tripled.  This recipe makes about 4 servings. Be careful adding liquid.  If you add too much, you are in for trouble. Add liquid gradually until you get the right thickness.


2     10 ounce packages frozen cauliflower (or fresh – same amount)
1     Teaspoon boullion granules (low sodium variety)
1/8   Teaspoon black pepper (or more to taste)
1     Tablespoon minced onion flakes (can omit)
1     Teaspoon butter
2     Tablespoons Cream (appx – add slowly)
Paprika (optional)

How to Prepare

Cook cauliflower thoroughly and drain. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook cauliflower and remaining ingredients (except cream) in a food processor.  Process until well blended, adding cream as necessary. You must be careful when adding cream. Add a little at a time to desired consistiency (leave some lumps if you like!)  You can also use a blender to puree but a food processor is much easier.

Spray an ovenproof dish (approximately 1 1/2 quart size for this recipe) with cooking spray and put mixture in. Sprinkle with paprika if you like for additional flavor and a delightful color.

Bake for at least 20 minutes until hot.

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Top 20 Vegetarian Athletes

Any doubt about fitness of vegetarians? These world famous vegetarian athletes will change your mind.

The names are in alphabetical order (not based on their popularity or performance)

Andreas Cahling
Olympic ski jump gold medallist. Also has won the Swedish bodybuilding championship.

Bill Pearl
Bodybuilder who won the Mr. Universe title four times

Billie Jean King
Tennis star who won 12 Grand Slam titles and 16 Doubles titles

Brendan Brazier
Champion triathlete

Carl Lewis
Olympic track and field champion who wom 3 gold medals in a single olympic event.

Carmelo Anthony
NBA Player

Chris Campbell
Olympic wrestling champion

Dave Scott
Champion Ironman triathlon

Ingra Manecki
World champion discus thrower

Joe Namath
Famous NFL football player

Kardena Pauza
Ms. America Fitness 2007

Mac Danzig
Mixed martial arts champion

Martina Navratilova
Champion tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam titles, 31 Grand Slam women’s doubles titles, and 10 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles

Murray Rose
Olympic gold medalist swimmer and world record holder

Peter Hussing
European super heavy-weight boxing champion

Phil Mickelson
A three-time Master’s champion Golf player

Prince Fielder
Championship baseball player

Ridgely Abele
National Karate champion

Ruth Heidrich
Famous Ironwoman who won the title six times

Sixto Linares
World record holder, 24-hour triathlon

There are many other vegetarian athletes who became vegetarian after retiring from their respective sports. Mike Tyson is an example of such an athlete.

What do Vegetarians Eat?

What do vegetarians eat? To answer this question we need to understand the types of vegetarians.

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian – They don’t eat meat, fish or poultry, but do consume eggs, milk or cheese.

Lacto Vegetarian – They consumes milk and cheese products, but don’t consume eggs.

Vegan – They don’t consume any animal product or by-product, including dairy food. They eat only vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains and legumes. They also don’t use animal products, such as leather.

Coming back to what do vegetarians eat, we need to focus on what vegans eat as it will automatically cover other types of vegetarians.

Apart from general food items such as fruits, vegetables and nuts there are many other foods vegetarians and vegans eat.

Soy products
Vegetarian sausages
Vegetarian mock chicken and duck
Vegetarian pizza and burgers
Different types of rice (rice and curry, fried rice etc.)
Vegetarian soups
Vegetarian savories
Pasta and macaroni
Different type of bread and sandwiches
Vegetarian deserts

Our vegetarian recipe book has over 1000 vegetarian recipes. This is the best way to find a comprehensive list of what do vegetarians eat.