Vegan “Cheezy” Mashed Cauliflower

The king of cruciferous veggies, cauliflower lands dip-side in raw, crunchy chunks more often than not. But there’s another way this white, flowery favorite can be enjoyed. After a light steam, blend it with dairy-free cashew cheese and simple seasonings for a mash that rivals the popular potato version. Serve it as a side dish to instantly make any meal more royal!

Vegan “Cheezy” Mashed Cauliflower

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

2 heads of cauliflower
Water for steaming
¼ cup (or more) unsweetened almond milk
2 tsp. oil of choice
Juice of ½ lemon (or more for extra zing)
Cashew cheeze
1 clove garlic
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Favorite herbs (dill, parsley, basil or oregano)

Directions

1. Chop and steam cauliflower (I use the entire head: flowers and stems); drain most of the water.

2. Add cauliflower, almond milk, oil, lemon juice, cashew cheeze, herbs and black pepper to high speed blender; blend to desired consistency. (Note: Use shorter duration for a thicker dish and longer with more liquid for a creamier one.)

3. Serve warm.

Mo, the Morselist

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, aBoard Certified Health Coach, (A.A.D.P.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic,after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a Board Certified Health Coach, (A.A.D.P.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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