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Cauliflower "Hummus" ♥

Today's low-carb "hummus" recipe, made with (surrrrprise!!) cauliflower instead of chickpeas. And I have to say, cauliflower has done the impossible again, converting itself into something it's not, this time lower-calorie, low-carb hummus. Really, there's no telling the difference. Not just vegan, "Vegan Done Real". Naturally Gluten Free.
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Cauliflower, It's a Real Chameleon.Cauliflower mimics the texture of rice in Cauliflower Spanish "Rice" and Mexican Cauliflower "Rice" and the heft of potatoes in both Lighter Mashed 'Potatoes' and Cauliflower "Potato" Salad. Now here is cauliflower in hummus, a low-calorie, low-carb substitute for high-calorie, high-carb chickpeas. See what I mean? Cauilflower is a chameleon!

But Does Cauliflower Really Substitute for Chickpeas?And yes, side by side, someone paying ext…

Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ March

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, ideas perfect for the month of March, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1300+ vegetable recipes. March's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an, mostly Weight Watchers friendly, mostly naturally gluten free and call for easy-to-find ingredients. Find your March salad (and soup!) inspiration here ...
About March's Recipe CollectionSeasonal cooks know the feeling: it's not yet spring, not yet. (In fact, my hometown of St. Louis is slated for a weekend of single-digit temps and snow this very weekend.) But seasonal cooks are beginning to lighten up our palates. Soups, yes, but a little bit lighter. Salads, of course, nothing indulgent but hearty enough for a light lunch or soup+salad supper.

And I'm so pleased that A Veggie Venture's March soup and and salad recipes reflect this annual bridge period: not quite winter but not yet spring. Lots of citrus. Plenty of late-winter greens. A special soup for St. Patrick's Da…