Many people like myself loves mashed potatoes, but the only problem with potatoes are high in carbohydrates and the glycemic index.
Thankfully there is mashed cauliflower which is an alternative to traditional mashed potatoes, which is much lower in carbs and very low on the glycemic index.
By adding butter, bacon bits or chives you will never miss potatoes again.
This recipes is not only diabetic friendly recipes, it’s also paleo-friendly as well.
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Degree of Difficulty
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Approximate Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Source: The Paleo Plan
1 1/2 head(s) cauliflower
3/4 cup(s) coconut milk, full fat
3 tablespoon(s) coconut oil
2/3 cup(s) chives, fresh
3 medium garlic clove(s)
2 teaspoon(s) rosemary, dried
1 teaspoon(s) sea salt, to taste
1 teaspoon(s) black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
Roughly chop the cauliflower, removing all leaves.
Place in steamer and cook until it's easy to stick a fork in it (about 20 minutes).
Mince the garlic and finely chop the chives. Saute the garlic, chives and rosemary in coconut oil until the garlic is light golden brown.
Use a food processor or a masher to mash up the steamed cauliflower florets. Add the garlic, chives, rosemary, coconut oil mixture to the cauliflower.
Add the coconut milk.
Cook on medium low heat and mash with a masher while they're in the pot. Or if you have a submergible blender, use that to blend mixture while it's in the pot.
Add sea salt and pepper to taste.
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