Orange Cauliflower Rice Bowl

It's time to eat the rainbow with this nutritious and colourful array of deliciousness. Fun to create and eat by guest blogger, Nicolette.

Crispy Cauliflower

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil


Orange Sauce

  • 1/2 cup orange juice. If bought make sure it’s 100% orange juice.
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger minced
  • 1 tsp sriracha, you can add less for not as much spice.
  • 2 tsp cornstarch


Crispy Brown Rice

  • 2 cups prepared brown rice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos


Directions for Crispy Cauliflower

1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C)

2. Break down cauliflower into florets. I find it best to use a paring knife and cut florets off stock.

3. Prepare your batter in a small bowl, use a fork to ensure no lumps.

4. Dump each floret into batter and shake off excess with fork.

5. Grease a parchment lined baking sheet with avocado oil.

6. Place dipped florets on baking sheet.

7. Then set in oven and bake for 30 minutes.


Directions for Orange Sauce

1. Place all ingredients into small saucepot and place onto stove.

2. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and let simmer until thickened.


1. Remove cauliflower from oven.

2. Using a fork dip each floret into the sauce and place back on baking sheet.

3. Bake for an additional 10 minutes.


Directions for Crispy Brown Rice

1. Bring a pan to medium heat.

2. Place ingredients into pan.

3. Stir constantly until rice is crispy.


Now to make your bowl!

Recipe below is for one serving.



  • 1/2 cup orange cauliflower
  • 1 carrot, made into ribbons
  • 1/4 cup sliced purple cabbage
  • 1 cup sautéed kale (sauté kale in one clove chopped garlic, avocado oil, and Himalayan salt)
  • 1/2 cup crispy brown rice
  • 1/2 cup sautéed broccoli (sauté in one clove chopped garlic and avocado oil)
  • 1/4 cup sautéed cremini mushrooms (slice mushrooms thinly then sauté in one clove – chopped garlic and avocado oil)
  • 1/4 tsp everything but the bagel seasoning
  • Pinch red pepper flakes



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Guest Blogger Nicolette Papile

Hello friends! I've created this blog to share my love for healthy food and inspire people to change the way they eat. See all recipes by Nicolette

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