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Lose Weight with Delicious Romanesco Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

This is pure food-trickery in a super healthy way. I was skeptical about making this awesome side-dish because it’s healthy and very green.

The truth is, once you try these healthy mashed potatoes, you will fall in love with them.

Romanesco cauliflower seems a bit healthier and earthier than regular cauliflower. I say the darker the vegetable, the healthier it is.

You can substitute white cauliflower in this recipe.


​✅ 1 cup water

✅ 2 tbsp coconut cream

​✅ 1 tsp. salt

✅ Juice from 1 lemon

✅ 1 head Romanesco cauliflower, florets trimmed

✅ 1 tsp. garlic powder

✅ 1 shallot, minced

✅ 1 tsp. pepper

✅ 1 garlic clove, minced

✅ 2 to 3 minced chives, as a garnish


👉 Cook the cauliflower in a saucepan or steamer with a pinch of salt until the cauliflower florets are bright in color and tender when poked with a fork, about 10 minutes. Reserve the cauliflower broth by pouring it into a small bowl. Drain the cauliflower florets. Drain the cauliflower and set it aside.

👉 To the same saucepan, add a teaspoon of olive oil. When the oil is warm, add the minced shallot and cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.

👉 Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.

👉 Add the reserved cauliflower florets and a few splashes of broth back into the pot. Using a hand immersion blender or food processor and pulse until smooth adding additional water if needed.

👉 Add seasonings, pepper, and coconut milk. Sprinkle in pepper and pulse until combined.

👉 Add the juice from ½ lemon and salt to taste.

👉 Transfer to a bowl and garnish with more pepper and a few chopped chives.

This delicious veggie recipe is part of my Veggie it Up Series.

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