Cauliflower Mash

Some people refer to this recipe as “Faux” or “Mock” Mashed Potatoes, but I am perfectly happy to call it cauliflower! Don’t be afraid of cruciferous veggies like cauliflower. They are delicious and good for you, with far fewer calories and carbs than a potato. Even the most finicky vegetable eater in the house loves this recipe.

Cauliflower Mash


  • 1 head organic cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp. light cream cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. fresh chopped chives


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat.
  • Clean the cauliflower and cut into small pieces.
  • Add the cauliflower to the boiling water and cook until very tender – 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Drain cooked cauliflower in a colander and let it sit for 2 minutes to dry out.
  • Place the cauliflower, cream cheese, butter, Parmesan cheese, garlic salt and pepper into a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  • Stir in the fresh chopped chives and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve as a healthy alternative to mashed potatoes.
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