Cauliflower is the perfect rice replacement and this dish is packed full of turmeric and ginger so it's super healthy too. This is an easy meal to prepare after a long day at work or to take with you for lunch during the work week.

Cheesy Turmeric Cauliflower Rice [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 2-3 teaspoons powdered turmeric
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • A pinch of Himalayan salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Loosely chop and then pulse the head of cauliflower in a food processor.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegan butter in a skillet.
  3. Heat the shallot and garlic until translucent about 4 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower and cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the turmeric, nutritional yeast, the additional tablespoon of vegan butter and powdered ginger. Sauté for it for about 5 minutes or until everything is tender yet crisp.
  6. Top it with a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 450 | Total Carbs: 41 g | Total Fat: 23 g | Total Protein: 22 g | Total Sodium: 711 g | Total Sugar: 14 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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  1. Okay, I admit I adore cauliflower, and I adore nutritional yeast, and I have a fatal weakness for Earth Balance, but … OMG, I love this so much I want to marry it and eat it every day for the rest of my life! I will have to exercise more control than I usually have in order to refrain from eating the entire batch tonight.