Want a versatile veggie that fits your low carb lifestyle? Cauliflower is the way to go! It’s such a great alternative to rice and it’s so easy to make. I’ve got 4 different cauliflower rice recipes ready for you below.

Cauliflower Low Carb Power

Finding a substitute for carbs in a low carb lifestyle can be difficult. Luckily, there are tastier alternative nowadays that are easy to make and easy to experiment with. Eat cauliflower rice and feel no guilt babe.

Cauliflower rice has been a staple food for my low carb diet. I grew up in the Philippines where we have rice with every meal so finding a rice substitute was important. Cauliflower is versatile, delicious and has a lot of health benefits like being high in fiber. Today I’m going to show you 4 easy ways to make cauliflower rice that you can pair up with proteins or eat by themselves. These recipes are perfect for meal preppers or busy babes that are trying to keep a low carb life. Just pop it in the fridge after cooking and bring it to work, to a dinner party and you’re set! 

I hope you can try one of the 4 cauliflower rice low carb recipe and show off your cauli game on the ‘gram. Follow us on instagram and use #hipshaker for your food posts so we can give you some love too.

Cauliflower Rice 4 Ways | Low Carb Recipe

1. Coconut Lime Cauliflower Rice

Macros: serves 2 people

  • Calories 537.9
  • Carbs 14.2g 
  • Protein 9.6g
  • Fat 51.4g

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cored and riced 
  • 2 Tbs. EVOO
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can coconut milk stirred
  • 1 lime
  • cilantro (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor, pulse cauliflower until it looks like rice OR get frozen riced cauliflower [HERE]
  2. Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. 
  3. Add garlic and cauliflower rice; cook for 1-2 minutes
  4. Add coconut cream and continue to cook for 10 mins. or until cream is absorbed
  5. Remove from heat; add lime zest & juice. 
  6. Season w/ salt & pepper. Garnish with cilantro

2. Garlic Jalapeno Cauliflower Rice

Macros: serves 2 people

  • Calories 196
  • Carbs 5.9g
  • Protein 13.1g
  • Fat 15.4g

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cored and riced 
  • 2 Tbs. EVOO
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 jalapeno, minced and seeds taken out
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor, pulse cauliflower until it looks like rice OR get frozen riced cauliflower [HERE]
  2. Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. 
  3. Add garlic, jalapeno and cauliflower rice; cook for 1-2 minutes
  4. Add water and continue to cook for 10 mins. 
  5. Season w/ salt & pepper

3. Cauli Breakfast Bowl

Macros: serves 2 people

  • Calories 325
  • Carbs 13.3g
  • Protein 26.4g
  • Fat 18.9g

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cored and riced 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 strips bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1-inch knob fresh ginger, peeled & sliced to matchsticks
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor, pulse cauliflower until it looks like rice OR get frozen riced cauliflower [HERE]
  2. In a large pan, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy but not burned, about 3-4 mins. Transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate. 
  3. Add garlic, ginger and most of the scallions to pan and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add cauliflower rice, 2 Tbsp water, salt & pepper. Cook stirring frequently until cauliflower is tender, about 4 mins. 
  5. Make a hole in the center of the pan, add olive oil & when it’s hot, add eggs. Cook until eggs are starting to settle, then stir to break up the eggs. Add bacon back into pan. 
  6. Garnish with remaining scallions & serve.

4. Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice from Cookie And Kate

Full recipe HERE

Macros: serves 2 people

  • Calories 331
  • Carbs 17.5g
  • Protein 11g
  • Fat 27g

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