Give Your Shrimp and Grits a Clean-Eating Makeover

If your ultimate comfort food tends to be Southern-fried| this clean-eating recipe will curb (and satisfy) those greasy cravings. Riced cauliflower simmers on the stove in a coconut milk bath to stand in for traditional corn grits| while fresh lemon| a little spice| and a touch of ghee makes the shrimp portion of this classic dish much lighter without lacking in flavor. This easy-to-follow recipe comes together in 45 minutes and weighs in well under 300 calories per serving due to its sky-high protein content ¡ª one serving offers 29.8 grams.

Garlic Lemon Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits

From The Paleo Performance Cookbook by Stephanie Gaudreau

Garlic Lemon Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits

Healthy Shrimp and Grits


1 small head cauliflower| cut into florets1 tablespoon ghee1/2 large onion| diced1 1/2 cups chicken broth1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk1/4 teaspoon sea salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 pound shrimp| peeled and deveinedZest of 2 lemons1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/8 teaspoon sea salt1/8 teaspoon black pepper2 teaspoon ghee1 tablespoon lemon juiceChopped parsley| to garnish