The perfect side dish for Sunday’s game is really heart healthy

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Who doesn't love to munch on a Buffalo Chicken Wing during a football game? Today, in honor of Wear Red Day, the GMQC team decided to toss up a snack that mimics that taste that you crave! Introducing "Buffalo Cauliflower Wings!"

16387111_10155779082264167_6073286137034996447_nHere's what you'll need for Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into bite size chunks
  • 1 cup of all purpose flower
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flake

Preheat oven to 450°.

Mix flour and milk together in a large mixing bowl. Add cauliflower and mix thoroughly, coating all of the pieces of cauliflower. Using a tongs, shake off the excess batter and place cauliflower chunks onto parchment-lined cookie sheet.

After 20-25 minutes, remove the cauliflower from the oven. You'll know it's done when edges start turning golden brown.

Toss cauliflower in your favorite Buffalo sauce and serve with blue cheese dressing.

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This morning, we made this snack with a blue cheese dressing that takes literally one minute. And get this: it has very little fat and calories!

Guilt-free Blue Cheese Dip/Dressing

  • 2 cups of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup of blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Combine above ingredients. Can be made ahead of time.16406747_10155779082269167_2243596177534104457_n

And that's what happened after only a few minutes. I think this one was a success! I would love to hear your thoughts and be sure to pass along more healthy recipes. In just one month, I'm about to go down a notch on my belt. I can use all the help I can get!

-Meteorologist Eric Sorensen


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