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A serving platter full of buffalo cauliflower bites, celery and a bowl of ranch dressing next to toothpicks.
4.6 from 10 votes

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a healthy, low-carb, gluten-free, keto, Paleo, and vegan alternative to your traditional chicken wings to serve up on game day. 

Course Appetizer, Dinner, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 98 kcal


  • 1 head cauliflower about 6 cups, cut into florets
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup tapioca flour or corn starch
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Buffalo Sauce:

  • cup hot sauce*
  • 2 Tbsp. butter melted*
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together water, almond flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, ½ teaspoon garlic powder and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  3. Add cauliflower florets and toss until well coated.
  4. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and spread cauliflower out in a single layer. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  5. While cauliflower is baking combine hot sauce, melted butter, ½ teaspoon garlic powder and ¼ teaspoon salt in a medium-sized bowl and whisk until well combined.
  6. Combine baked cauliflower and buffalo sauce in a large bowl and toss to combine. Return cauliflower back to the parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Serve buffalo cauliflower bites immediately with homemade ranch dressing, vegan if needed, and celery sticks and enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

  • Frank’s hot sauce, Crystal hot sauce, and Sriracha sauce (not Paleo!) all work in this recipe.
  • Can use vegan “butter” sticks if vegan or dairy-free.
Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 707mg31%
Potassium 268mg8%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Vitamin C 53.6mg65%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.