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Cauliflower Fried Rice

What’s on the menu tonight for Meatless Monday??? This Low Carb and Colorful Heart Healthy Fried Rice is!!! I really love homemade fried rice because it is so much healthier than take-out AND when you use cauliflower rice, along with cashews, ginger, garlic and sesame, YUM, I am certain you will fall for this Low Carb and Lighter Version of Fried Rice…Enjoy!!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Sesame Seed Oil Most nutritionists like it for two reasons. First, it's rich in mono- and polyunsaturated acids (PUFAs) -- the good kind of fat that cuts cholesterol. Second, sesame oil is low in saturated fats -- the kind of fat that's bad for you. ... Now there's evidence that sesame oil can lower blood pressure.
  • 1 Head Cauliflower/Ground Cauliflower is high in fiber and can significantly lower your bad cholesterol, LDL.
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Fresh Ginger Ginger May Lower Cholesterol Levels. High levels of LDL lipoproteins (the "bad" cholesterol) are linked to an increased risk of heart disease.
  • 1 Chopped Serrano Pepper The hotter the pepper and the greater the concentration of capsaicin. You can use serrano peppers to treat and prevent health conditions like: Heart disease: Capsaicin's cholesterol-lowering benefits allow serrano peppers to be beneficial for heart health.
  • 4 Tri Colored Carrots/Sliced and Chopped Carrots contain vitamin A, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Evidence suggests that eating more antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, can help reduce the risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • 3 Green Onions, sliced thin Onion is high in vitamins and minerals and antioxidants and some benefits may include reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • 4 Chopped Cloves garlic Garlic offers a variety of benefits, from cardiovascular protection, and lowering LDL levels along with triglycerides and lowering blood pressure.
  • 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Land O Lakes Butter http://www.landolakes.com
  • 2 Cups Frozen Peas Green peas contain a decent amount of heart-healthy minerals, such as magnesium, potassium and calcium. ... The high fiber content of green peas and legumes has been shown to lower total cholesterol and "bad" LDL cholesterol.
  • 1 Cup Fresh Cilantro Evidence suggests that the phytochemicals in cilantro could protect your heart from oxidative damage helping to keep it healthy.
  • 2 Organic Brown Eggs/Scrambled Contrary to an age old belief, eggs actually are a great heart healthy option because of the presence of omega-3 fatty acids, which help raise the good cholesterol, HDL and lower triglycerides, which are the bad cholesterol.
  • Handful Cashews Cashews can lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. This may occur by reducing blood pressure and “bad” cholesterol levels
  • 3 Dashes Black/White Sesame Seeds

Instructions

  1. First, grind your cauliflower head in either a blender or food processor and set aside.
  2. Next, chop carrots, serrano pepper, garlic, ginger, green onion. Then add sesame oil to you skillet and saute over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Then, add your ground cauliflower head to a skillet along with butter, soy sauce, oyster sauce and stir and cook over a medium to medium low heat for 15-20 minutes. cilantro and cook an additional 3-4 minutes.
  4. Next, fold in the defrosted peas. Then, add some additional soy to your desired taste and/or color.
  5. Next, move the cauliflower fried rice over, lower your heat and add two eggs and start to scramble. When they are almost cooked, blend with the rice.
  6. Then add sesame seeds, cashews, and top with raw green onions and enjoy!!!
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