Nashville Hot Cauliflower (Vegan!)

Nashville Hot Cauliflower

Nashville hot cauliflower! Spiced with hot sauce, cayenne, chili powder and paprika. Made with a easy marinade of almond, white rice flour, vegan creamer and then baked in the oven. Topped with more spicy sauce and served with bread + pickles.

Inspired by a meal favorite: nashville hot chicken which is a spicy fried chicken specialty from nashville that is SO good + this is my take on a vegan version. my dreams have officially came true. 

Nashville Hot Cauliflower

Nashville Hot Cauliflower


  • 2 heads cauliflower, torn into florets

  • 1 cup Califia Farms Unsweetened Almondmilk Creamer

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

  • 1 tsp cayenne

  • 2 tsp chili powder

  • 2 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp onions powder

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1/3rd cup almond flour

  • 1/3rd cup white rice flour

  • 2 tablespoon tapioca powder

  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • spice mixture (use same measurements and spices as above in marinade)

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 3 tablespoons oil

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

bread + pickles of your choice


Preheat your oven 350 degrees. To begin, marinade your cauliflower in creamer, hot sauce, maple syrup, cayenne, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, oil, almond and white rice flour, tapioca flour and salt and pepper. Set aside for 30 minutes.

Place on a baking sheet and crisp up in the oven for 1 hour until crisp throughout and cooked inside.

In the meantime, make your sauce by mixing your spice mixture, hot sauce, maple syrup, oil and vinegar.

Remove your cauliflower and mix with your sauce. Serve with bread and pickles!

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Nashville Hot Cauliflower
Nashville Hot Cauliflower

Cauliflower Crust Pizza


Looking for an alternative to the OG pizza? Look no further, this cauliflower crust pizza is healthier than pizza dough, made of entirely cheese and cauliflower. Cheese is optional, if you'd like to make a vegan or raw pizza, it's possible, but the cheese does give a lot of flavor to this. It is an easy healthy alternative to pizza that will satisfy your craving. 

In this recipe, I used Fourth Creek Foods sweet red pepper relish in the tomato sauce, it gave a sweet and nice kick to the sauce. This sauce came in my Hatchery box and if you'd like to try out your first tasting box for 50% off, use the code LINDSEYEATS and click here to purchase.

[recipe title="Cauliflower Crust Pizza" servings="2" time="40 minutes" difficulty="Medium”]


Cauliflower mixture:

  • 1/2 head of cauliflower
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheese
  • 1 egg

-put these ingredients in a blender (except the egg, mix that in after)

-then place in the microwave for 8 minutes, fluff with a fork, and set aside, then make your sauce and prep your toppings


  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1/2 jalapeno
  • 1 tsp sweet red pepper relish
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt, pepper, garlic, paprika and dry basil to taste

-Put all these ingredients in the blender till formed into a sauce


  • Zucchini
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 tomato

-preheat oven to 350 degrees and form the pizza shape with the cauliflower mixture, put in the oven for about 10-15 minutes

-take out and then put your sauce and then your toppings (really put any toppings you like) on the pizza and put it back in the oven until the cheese is melted and the crust is cooked the way you like! Enjoy!

*Inspired by Blogilates