It is one of my personal goals to make #lowcarbhighveg a thing. Keto Taco Casserole with Cauliflower Rice would definitely be an appropriate recipe to use this sadly rare hashtag. So many people in the keto space seem to emphasize fat on fat on fat and ignore the quality of fats and vegetables. Most, veggies contain tons of micro-nutrients and few carbs.
In one cup of cauliflower, there are 5 grams total carbs and 2 grams fiber (3 grams net carbs), but it is so much more than its carb count. Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family (like broccoli, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts), which means it is high in phytochemicals and sulfur. These compounds are powerful antioxidants and vital to cellular health.
Sulfur rich vegetables are so good for you, Dr. Terry Wahls recommends you eat 3 cups a day of these amazing vegetables!
Dr. Wahls M.D. is an amazing woman that was able to reverse her multiple sclerosis with her miracle protocol. I highly recommend her Ted Talk or Book to everyone, not just people with autoimmune diseases. Her Tedx Talk “Mind Your Mitochondria” has over 3 million views on YouTube!
Who doesn’t love a casserole? While they are not the prettiest dishes, they are easy to make and so stick-to-your-ribs yummy. Keto Taco Casserole with Cauliflower Rice is no exception. You won’t even notice that it’s pack full of veggies and either will your kids.
When making this casserole, remember that casseroles are not an exact science. If you have canned tomatoes in your pantry, but they aren’t fire roasted or have green chiles, don’t give it a second thought, use them and move on. If you have ½ a zucchini, slightly shriveled, in your fridge, chop it up and throw it in. Make do with what you have, it will taste great.
This stick-to-your-ribs casserole is low in carbs but high in veggies
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