“Slap Ya Mama” Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

I just realized how long it has been since I’ve posted a recipe on here and a bunch of you were asking me to do some more recipes so here we are!! Last night I was in charge of dinner which is always an adventure. heehee.

Whenever I have to make dinner I always dream up this wonderful masterpiece in my mind and then it usually doesn’t even come close to how I think it’s going to turn out when it’s finished. But this one actually tasted better than I thought it would so I feel comfortable sharing it with you! haha!! I’m going to stop talking now before I scare you away.

Here it is!!

“Slap Ya Mama” Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

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For the Cauliflower Mash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 6 cups)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup milk (I used Cashew Milk but regular milk would probably be better)
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 14-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
For the Kale
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups chopped kale
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
For the Shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. shrimp (enough for 4 people)
  • a few good shakes of garlic salt, and “Slap Ya Mama” (or chili powder, cayenne, and/or black pepper)


  1. For the cauliflower: Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot. Add the cauliflower and garlic. Saute for a minute or two, until the garlic is really fragrant. Add the milk and 2 cups broth. Simmer for 10 minutes or until soft. Add the while beans and mash roughly with the back of a large wooden spoon or masher. Stir in the cornmeal to add some thickness. To adjust the consistency, add in the last cup of broth as needed. Stir in the salt and cheese and season to taste.
  2. For the kale: Heat the olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium low heat. Add the greens and garlic and saute until softened. (3-4 minutes) Remove kale.
  3. For the shrimp: In the same skillet, add the oil over medium heat. Pat the shrimp dry. Add to the pan and sprinkle with seasonings to taste. Cook for just a few minutes.
  4. Serve the shrimp and kale over a big pile of cauliflower mash! YUM.


Hope you enjoy it!! Take a picture of it and tag me in it so I can see your beautiful dinner!  Hope everyone has a great weekend!


Love always,

Nicole xx #DoStuff

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  1. mistimaan says:

    Loved the recipe 🙂

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