Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Great Canadian Cauliflower Crisis


There is a crisis in low-carb land – a cauliflower crisis.

As we mentioned earlier, The US has been suffering a great cauliflower shortage and now there’s a Canadian cauliflower crisis too. The price of cauliflower has skyrocketed as growers can’t keep up with growing demand in the midst of bad weather conditions.

Why the growing demand? Well cauliflower is a highly popular part of low-carb and Paleo dishes, instead of rice or pasta. It’s perhaps the #1 most popular vegetable for low-carb chefs.

CNBC: $5 a Head: The Great Canadian Cauliflower Crisis

The price of cauliflower heads have gone up by roughly 140%, and Canadians have taken to Twitter, expressing their dislike of this particular trend.

Welcome to Canada in 2016, where money costs nothing, oil costs less and a cauliflower costs nine dollars.

— Aidan Morgan (@palinode) 6 januari 2016

When the crisis is over, you should try these delicious recipes:

Cauliflower recipes

Curry Chicken with Cauliflower RiceCurry Chicken with Cauliflower Rice4.5 out of 5 stars5 star70%4 star20%3 star4%2 star0%1 star4%48 ratings48 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat77%Protein17%Carbs7%13 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 25 m5 minutes preparation25 minutes cooking timeCauliflower Lasagna à la Low CarbCauliflower Lasagna à la Low Carb3.7 out of 5 stars5 star50%4 star6%3 star19%2 star10%1 star13%46 ratings46 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat69%Protein23%Carbs8%12 g carbs / serving Medium 30 + 45 m30 minutes preparation45 minutes cooking timeLow-Carb Cauliflower MashLow-Carb Cauliflower Mash4.1 out of 5 stars5 star54%4 star21%3 star12%2 star3%1 star9%33 ratings33 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat78%Protein15%Carbs7%6 g carbs / serving Easy 10 + 5 m10 minutes preparation5 minutes cooking time

Cauliflower RiceCauliflower Rice4.2 out of 5 stars5 star66%4 star9%3 star4%2 star14%1 star4%21 ratings21 Strict low carbStrict low carbFat0%Protein0%Carbs0%8 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 5 m5 minutes preparation5 minutes cooking timeBroccoli and Cauliflower in CheeseBroccoli and Cauliflower in Cheese4.0 out of 5 stars5 star45%4 star27%3 star18%2 star4%1 star4%22 ratings22 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat72%Protein19%Carbs9%8 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 12 m5 minutes preparation12 minutes cooking timeBroccoli and Cauliflower Gratin with SausageBroccoli and Cauliflower Gratin with Sausage4.4 out of 5 stars5 star60%4 star28%3 star3%2 star3%1 star3%28 ratings28 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat79%Protein12%Carbs9%16 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 30 m5 minutes preparation30 minutes cooking time

Cheese-Filled and Sesame Seed-Breaded EggplantCheese-Filled and Sesame Seed-Breaded Eggplant4.8 out of 5 stars5 star75%4 star25%3 star0%2 star0%1 star0%4 ratings4 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat79%Protein10%Carbs8%0 g carbs / serving Medium 15 + 10 m15 minutes preparation10 minutes cooking time Mushroom Cauliflower Low-Carb RisottoMushroom Cauliflower Low-Carb Risotto3.8 out of 5 stars5 star45%4 star18%3 star18%2 star9%1 star9%11 ratings11 Liberal low carbLiberal low carbFat68%Protein17%Carbs16%13 g carbs / serving Medium 5 + 20 m5 minutes preparation20 minutes cooking time


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