Chickpea & Cauliflower “Rice” Bowl

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Chickpea & Cauliflower “Rice” Bowl

mfp ROD button finalThis easy veggie bowl from Healthy Nibbles & Bits offers up cauliflower in a whole new way, as a lower-carb and more nutrient-dense rice substitute. Packed with fiber, Vitamin A, B and K, cauliflower (which is also a cruciferous vegetable) may also offer protective benefits against certain types of cancer. The addition of roasted chickpeas add flavor, crunch and up the protein for a satisfying dinner or grab-and-go lunch.

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Lisa LinLisa is from San Francisco and has passion for eating well and staying in shape through kickboxing, yoga, and cycling classes. She loves experimenting with new recipes and fitness routines, which she document on her blog, Healthy Nibbles & Bits. When she’s not blogging or exercising, she’s most likely watching Jeopardy! or British TV shows. For more from Lisa, follow her on FacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

Photo courtesy of Lisa Lin. Original recipe can be found on Healthy Nibbles and Bits.

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  • ydimas

    What makes the sodium count in this recipe so high?

  • Nour

    I made this yesterday and it was amazing. I can’t get over the flavor – it was delicious, filling and healthy. Plus the cauliflower was a great ‘light’ substitute for rice.

    Thanks for sharing!

  • Ana Sretenovic

    I really don’t like cauliflower. Do you think if I substitute with broccoli it will be okay?

  • Joshua McLaughlin

    For the calorie count, does this include the avocado or would they add more?