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Creamy Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

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Creamy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Cauliflower mashed potatoes tastes similar to mashed potatoes, but is healthier with fewer calories and carbs.

This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for Thanksgiving.

Serves 4

Ready in approximately 20-25 minutes


  • 1 large head cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, then add cauliflower and cook for about 10 minutes or until very tender.
  2. Drain it, and transfer to a food processor along with the almond milk, olive oil, and garlic.
  3. Puree until smooth and creamy.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, serve and enjoy!

About the author

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, M.D., FACC is a Harvard-trained cardiologist serving the greater Los Angeles community at her holistic health center in Burbank and Valencia, CA. Dr. Thaik is the author of Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength, and Spirit from the Body’s Core. To learn more about Dr. Thaik or the Holistic Healing Heart Center, or to schedule an appointment, please contact info@drcynthia.com or call (818) 842-1410.

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