Thanksgiving is just around the corner! All things yummy but eeeeek most of the traditional foods are not on protocol or an unhealthy choice. Although potatoes are not necessarily unhealthy, the protocol notes to stay away from most of the major carbs. Substituting cauliflower in this mash will contain less saturated fat and fewer carbohydrates.
This creamy cauliflower mash is also a great way to incorporate cruciferous vegetables into your diet in a way that is both easy-to-digest and delicious!
P3 Creamy Cauliflower Mash
- 1 head of cauliflower — cut into florets
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, ghee or butter
- 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- sea salt and black pepper, to taste
- 3 tbsp chives, chopped (green onion and parsley also works well)
Steam cauliflower pieces and garlic over boiling water (15 to 20 minutes), or until the cauliflower is tender. Drain the cauliflower and transfer the cauliflower and garlic to a food processor or blender.
Add the olive oil/ghee/butter, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
Transfer to a serving bowl and top with fresh chives before serving.