Coined "cruciferice" by @evan. Zero gluten. Almost no carbs. Tons of flavor. Easier than you think.
  1. Start with a whole cauliflower head.
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    Wash and dry it completely.
  2. Cut the cauliflower in half and remove its outer leaves.
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  3. Use a sharp knife to cut the cauliflower halves into chunks.
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  4. Place the cauliflower in a food processor.
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  5. Pulse until the cauliflower is transformed into a fine "grain," about the consistency of couscous or quinoa.
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  6. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and add the cauliflower rice.
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  7. Cook for 7-8 minutes, stirring periodically.
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    It's ideal if the rice gets a little toasted and brown in patches. This adds flavor.
  8. Optionally add a few cloves of garlic, chopped.
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  9. And some fresh herbs.
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    Cilantro is delicious.
  10. Stir in your additions, along with salt and pepper to taste.
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  11. Serve, as you would rice.
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    Pictured here with pepper-crusted salmon and sweet pea salad with fresh mint.
  12. Feel virtuous and smug about your healthy choices.
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    Optionally, celebrate with ice cream.
  13. Tip: before you put the cauliflower in, spray the interior of the food processor w nonstick spray. So much easier to get the "rice" out and to clean up.
    Suggested by @molliekatzen