RECIPE: Cauliflower Frittata

Ready for a brilliant brunch idea or a healthy grab & go snack to stock the fridge?  Cauliflower Frittatas are vegetarian, gluten-free, protein packed and simply scrumptious.  Easy to make and easy to store.  Eat these instead of high sugar protein or breakfast ‘bars’!


1 Head Cauliflower

2 eggs, from a farm not a factory

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

4-6 basil leaves, chopped

Sea salt and pepper to taste

Crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

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Preheat over to 350

1. Boil a head of cauliflower until soft (~5 minutes); strain and chop cauliflower on a towel, which can then be used to soak up extra moisture.

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2. While cauliflower is boiling, in a medium-sized bowl whisk farm fresh eggs, parmesan, basil, salt & pepper (and optional) crushed red pepper; add a splash (~1-2 Tbsp filtered water) and whisk until thoroughly mixed

3. Add in cauliflower to mixture and pour evenly in to 12 muffin pan slots.

4. Cook for ~10-15 minutes, until desired crisping/browning

5. Serve right away or store in the fridge for up to 5 days

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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