Wacka Flocka Flame: Honey Glazed Chicken and Vegetables with Cauliflower Mash

June 2, 2022

This entrée is perfect to cure both your sweet and savory cravings. This dish is the perfect entrée and can be altered to add in seasonal veggies. It is both unique and healthy, but can also be served to those picky eaters in your life. You need to try this recipe… like now!

The hot honey combined with lemon creates the perfect marinade for the chicken and veggies. The cauliflower mash creates the perfect base for this meal and will leave you begging for seconds! Tell your hubby these are loaded mashed potatoes and I promise he won’t know the difference! It is an easy way to slip in some vegetables into your families diet (without complaints).

Serves 4-6

Prep time- 30 mins
Cook time- 20 mins


Chicken and Vegetables:

1 red bell pepper

1 red onion

1 bouquet of asparagus

1 lb chicken tenderloins

1 tbsp hot honey

2 garlic cloves

1 tsp garlic powder

a pinch of salt

2 tsp pepper

juice of half a lemon

3 tbsp avocado oil or olive oil

Cauliflower mash:

1 head of cauliflower

1 packet of cream cheese

3 tbsp parmesan cheese

a pinch of salt

2 tsp pepper

1 garlic clove


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, add salt and one head of cauliflower, quartered. Boil cauliflower until fork tender, Drain, and place back into the hot pot. Use a potato masher to make the cauliflower match a “mashed potato” consistency.
  1. Once mashed, add salt, pepper, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, and minced garlic. Mix until well combined and all cheeses are melted.
  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all chopped vegetables and the chicken tenderloins (whole or quartered). Add avocado oil, minced garlic, garlic powder, salt, pepper, hot honey, and lemon juice. Cover, set aside, and let marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  1. Heat saucepan to medium high heat. Once the pan is warm, add a tbsp of oil to the pan and add the marinated chicken and vegetables. Cook until vegetables are slightly softened and chicken is coked through, approximately 15-20 minutes.


Taste – 10/10

The taste was light but also savory. The lemon and hot honey was a good addition to this recipe. The mashed cauliflower tasted just like mashed potatoes.

Smell – 9/10

The aroma filled the room. Definitely left us all salivating.

Visual Appearance- 7/10

The visual definitely could’ve used work with placement and portioning of the vegetable&chicken/cauliflower mash ratio.

Creativity- 10/10
this dish is extremely creative as it uses healthy alternatives to create a common well-liked dish.