Our New Orleans Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits is a delicious Lean and Green Shrimp recipe.
Our chef’s have formulated this meal, along with other Lean and Green Shrimp recipe to follow the guidelines of the Optavia diet. It contains 1.5 cups cooked vegetables. It will leave you coming back for more, so you may want to order an extra of this meal! It’s made with shrimp sautéed in olive oil with Cajun seasonings and cauliflower grits. Did you know that shrimp is one of the leanest proteins. And with only12 grams of fat, 15 grams of carbs and 10 net carbs, it’s a low fat and low carb meal that will facilitate weight loss. And, because we’ve mastered the art of preparing full flavored “diet” meals, you won’t feel like you are dieting.
Why Cauliflower Grits Instead Grits on the Optavia Diet?
The Optavia diet does not allow corn. This includes grits which are made from corn. Instead, cauliflower grits is a great substitute. Traditional grits are high in carbohydrates, however, cauliflower grits are low in carbs and low in calories. Optavia restricts carbs so corn or grits is definitely a no-no. Cauliflower is an easy to digest vegetable. It contains vitamins and minerals including folate, vitamin A & C, and is a good source of dietary fiber.
Cauliflower can also improve immune function and lower blood pressure. Although it can be bland when unseasoned, our chef’s add season it well. Once adding the cauliflower grits to food, like our New Orleans Shrimp and Grits, you wont’ even know you’re eating cauliflower.
For more information on the Optavia diet check out our blog, What is the Optavia Diet and HOW does OptimizeU benefit the dieter? – OptimizeUMeals.
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