One of my all time favorite things to watch on YouTube is Lauren Toyota’s “What I Ate In A Day.” The relaxed style of hers and the recipes included are just to die for and if I ever decide to do YouTube videos you can bet that I’ll be doing them in honor of hers! But until then, I decided to share what I ate for dinner! I can’t promise you’ll be getting full fledged recipes from me on these posts only because normally after I try a recipe once or twice I then start to change it to my own and never write down exact measurements.
So for this dinner, I had finally got my hands on the much talked about Cauliflower Pizza Crust. It was literally the last one there and I had been hoping to get one ever since I heard about them. That is mainly because I like to try new things from Trader Joe’s, not because I have anything against bread. I could live off bread. I am the definition of a breadhead. So my love for bread aside, I bought the last one of these crusts then waited until I figured out what kind of pizza I wanted to make. I was never huge into traditional pizza, unpopular opinion I know, I just always preferred a buffalo chicken pizza or barbeque chicken, so I knew it would be along those lines but with cauliflower instead of chicken, duh. Taking my husbands terrible distaste for hot sauce into consideration, I decided to do a BBQ cauliflower pizza. I guess I was just feeling really generous. Oh, and I used the Roasted Garlic Sriracha BBQ sauce from Trader Joe’s so I got a little kick in there regardless.
First thing I did was prepare the crust. When I initially took it out of the box I thought someone had jacked the crust and put the box back. It was so paper thin I thought it was a piece of styrofoam or something. Not a promising start but I continued on. So I cooked that until it got “crispy” just by following the directions. I roasted the cauliflower in a little bit of olive oil and sea salt until the edges got a bit charred then added to a bowl and mixed in a little bit of the BBQ sauce and maple syrup. I chopped up some cilantro and red onion and completely forgot about the pineapple I bought specifically to add to this pizza. The anger set in about that about 10 minutes after I finished eating. Assembly was a layer of BBQ sauce, cauliflower, red onion, cilantro, and on my side a small serving of Daiya cheese, that I won’t be buying anymore but more on that later.
Overall, it wasn’t too bad for not actually being bread. No matter how crispy I got the edges the middle was still on the soft side and I was afraid it was just going to crumble. I was so salty about forgetting the pineapple too because I think that would have taken it to another level. JJ, my husband with the scaredy cat taste buds, loved it. However, he doesn’t like bread. I know, he’s insane.
My rating: 6
JJ’s rating: 8
Hope you enjoyed a peek into my dinners! Until next time!