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Since I went low carb, I sometimes have cravings for things that are unfortunately off limits.  I will struggle to stick with anything where I feel deprived so I try to come up with solutions that satisfy.  This idea was born from such a craving.  I wanted a chicken pita slathered with tzatziki so bad that I would have given my left pinky toe to get it.  I turned that craving into these yummy bowls.

This is one of those recipes that is more an idea but flexible enough for you to tweak to your preferences.

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Ingredients:

  • Greek dressing (watch for sugars on the label or make your own)
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 small head cauliflower, riced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Pan Spray
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Cucumber (I’m partial to English cucumbers), cut into cubes
  • Tzatziki (homemade or store bought), cut in half
  • Feta

 

Directions:

  1. Marinate the chicken in the greek dressing for a couple of hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350.
  3. Spread the riced cauliflower out on a greased baking sheet.  Season with salt and pepper.  Baked for 15-20 minute until it starts to brown.  Alternatively, you could steam the cauliflower but I prefer the flavor when roasted.
  4. While the cauliflower is roasting, grill the chicken.  When it’s done cooking, dice it.
  5. Build your bowls by putting a little bit of cauliflower rice in the bottom of the bowl. Top with chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, tzatziki and feta.