Paleo Cauliflower Egg-Fried Rice

Kyra Williams

by | Updated: November 18th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

For Paleo dieters, grains are off limits, because they’re thought to have what’s known as “antinutrient properties,” which means they bind to the vitamins and minerals in the foods you eat, preventing your body from properly absorbing them. So what does that mean for your stir-fry obsession or love for rice and beans? It means you make this recipe, which substitutes cauliflower for rice and proves that your tasty favorites need not be on the no-no list any more.

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Paleo Cauliflower Egg Fried Rice


1 head cauliflower
2 eggs
1/2 cup carrots, chopped
1/2 cup peas
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup scallion, chopped
1 Tbsp. olive oil
sea salt to taste


  1. To make rice, remove cauliflower stem and cut evenly into fourths. Use grater with medium holes to shred cauliflower into rice-sized pieces. To remove excess moisture, press between clean paper towels.
  2. In a frying pan, sauté olive oil, onion, peas and carrots over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  3. Add eggs, scrambling until fully cooked.
  4. Add cauliflower rice to pan and cook 5-8 minutes, stirring frequently. Serve immediately.
Kyra Williams

Kyra Williams hasn’t always been fit. She used to be quite the opposite, in fact. During her college years, she lived on pizza and beer and packed on an unhealthy amount of pounds, due to total inactivity. One day, something clicked, and Kyra knew it was time to lose the weight. Since that time, she’s fallen so in love with fitness that she’s made it her life’s work to help others to make the changes they need to become fit, active and healthy. Kyra is a self-employed, NASM-certified online personal trainer and nutrition expert, Crossfit Level One Trainer, USA Weightlifting and USA Powerlifting Coach, and she’s helped women all over the world through her online training services and training programs. For more info or to connect with Kyra, visit