Animated Recipe: Cauliflower Alfredo

GIFs guide you to this guilt-free treat that's packed with antioxidants and vitamin C

Enjoy this guilt-free alfredo: it’s low in fat, high in fiber, paleo and vegan. Cauliflower is a great source of vitamin C, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Serve it over your favorite veggies, pasta or rice.


6 cups cauliflower florets (roughly one large head cauliflower)

1 head garlic

1 cup almond milk

¾ cup water

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons nutritional yeast

3 tablespoons miso

2 teaspoons dried basil (optional)

25 turns fresh black pepper (or ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper)

¼ teaspoon sea salt

Slice top half of garlic off. Pour one teaspoon olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap in foil and roast at 400° for 35 minutes, until cloves are very soft.

Meanwhile, add cauliflower to boiling water and bring to a boil again. Boil for 10 minutes, then drain.

Add all ingredients to blender, including roasted garlic cloves.

Blend until very smooth.


Chef Nikki is the founder of Mostly Vegan, a health food consultancy based in NYC. Previously, she was the executive chef at the acclaimed raw vegan restaurant Pure Food and Wine. You can find her at, on Instagram at @mostlyvegan or contact her via email at nikki[at]mostlyvegan[dot]com