Cauliflower Tortillas– A fun weekend recipe!

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So, last month, I did the whole 30 diet, where you eliminate gluten, soy, dairy, all sugars minus fruit, (hmmm.. am I missing something.. because it seemed like a lot more..) and let me tell you, it was challenging at times (every time I passed a star bucks) but very rewarding, and I could see a huge change in my body. The diet really forced me to get creative in the kitchen and try different recipes and use foods in ways I never would have thought of. Like cauliflower tortillas…(who thinks of this stuff?!) But you guys, my whole family really enjoyed trying all these crazy recipes, and some of them are sticking around, even though my whole thirty month is over! I shared the sweet potato toast here and I hope some of you tried it, and loved it! (tell me what you thought!?) So, this was another popular recipe, so I though I would share it as well. Happy Friday, you guys! Have a great weekend, and enjoy!

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Cauliflower Tortillas

1 head of cauliflower

2 eggs

juice of 1 lime

handful of cilantro chopped

salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 375 and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a blender or food processor, pulse cauliflower (in batches) until it becomes a rice constancy.

place in a microwaveable bowl, and microwave for 3 minutes, stir and microwave another 3 minutes. (this helps to draw out the moisture)

Place in a cheese cloth (or paper towels) to remove excess water. (you have to really squeeze the water out)

Place back in bowl, add whisked eggs, lime juice, cilantro and salt and pepper. Mix until well blended.

Form a palm size ball of mixture, squeezing out any extra liquid, press out on cookie sheet, forming a thin tortilla size shape. (this part is kinda hard to explain, but once you start, you’ll get the picture!)

After you’ve used all your mixture (definitely takes 2 cookies sheets sometimes 3) bake tortillas on each side for 15 to 20 minutes until they start to brown, and crisp up around the edges. (they may take longer depending upon your oven)

Once they are done, you can serve as is, or in a cast iron skillet, heat a little oil (we use sunflower seed) on medium/high heat, and place tortillas in skillet (flipping) for more crispiness.

We ate ours with fajita topping one night, and Italian sausages with fried onions and peppers another night. We are excited to try fish tacos with them next! If you have any questions, please leave a comment, and I’m happy to help. Enjoy!

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14 Days of Love

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  Happy February!! Getting excited about spreading lots of love this month!  Valentines day is a favorite of mine, not sure if its all the hearts, all the pink, or just all the LOVE!  Have you guys noticed how every year, like with any holiday, Valentines day has become more and more commercialized? It’s become more about expressing your love through giving expensive gifts, and less about pinpointing all the reasons you love that person in the first place. Don’t get me wrong, I love giving gifts, and receiving gifts, but can’t you show someone you love them, without spending money? David and I always go out to dinner, some where (where chicken nuggets aren’t on the menu) because honestly, just that time together, with out the kids, enjoying each others company, with out having to negotiate how many bites are left until dessert, is the greatest!! This year, we both have so many things going on, but I want to take the time everyday for 14 days, to let David know how much I love and appreciate him. It’s so easy to over look the small things, like when he remembers to plug my phone in, because I don’t, or brings me a glass of water before bed, because he knows I need it, even if I don’t think I do, or letting me and the kids watch our movie, instead of what he wants to watch. These things sound small, but to me they are huge, and often over looked. So, for the next 14 days, everyday, I’m going to leave my husband a surprise note, something I’m thankful for, or reason’s why I’m so happy he’s mine (there are SO MANY!)

Today, I’m leaving a little note in his work truck, that he’ll find later today. One of my favorite qualities about my husband–his faith, and the Godly man he is for our family! “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.” Ephesians 5:28 We love because Christ loved us first! I’m such a blessed woman, to have a husband, who shows me this kind of love, even during the times when I don’t deserve it! ❤ So many hearts!!

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Another idea, if you and your spouse haven’t read the book, Love and Respect, its a good one, and would be an awesome read during this loving season! dsc_0700

dsc_0720I’m not going to share every day, but if you want to follow along, and do 14 days of love as well, please do! Let’s spread all kinds of love to everyone! #14daysoflove