Cauliflower Cheese

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  1. paigesmum30

    paigesmum30 Silver Member

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    Hi everyone,

    So making a Sunday dinner, and wondered if a sub for mash could be cauliflower cheese? Is this OK, as don't know how high in carbs cauli is?

    Thanks alot,
    Claire
     
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    Hi Claire

    I'm on induction and I can have a cup of cauli if I've had my 2 cups of green leafy veg.

    So, I would say cauli mash/cheese is fine :)

    Susie
     
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    Thats great, thanks Susie, just boiled up some couliflower and grated some cheese into it :)
     
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    Mmm lovely - and you can add a bit of nutmeg to the mash, adds a lovely flavour.

    Enjoy your dinner :)
     
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    Oooooh, never thought about that :)
     
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    i make the sauce the usual way, with butter flour and milk, but i use soya flour and a pinch of mustard.
     
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    milk is a nono so is normal flour (ive not used soya flour before)

    my cheese sauce to go with cauli is double cream with melted cheddar in it and poured over when the cauli is cooked, i cant put it in the oven though otherwise it splits..
     
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    i did wonder about the milk...the soya flour doesn't thicken quite as well as wheat flour, so i just use a little milk, and then once the cheese melts in it is the right consistancy. its only about 200ml of milk between 2 of us once a week, and i'm in ketosis and we're both losing, so it must be ok for us?
     
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    Someone suggested butter, philly cream & cheese for a sauce. It was lovely!
     
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    Oh wow, theres so much to choose from, we'll be eating a different recipe every day this week!
     
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    Sharon, I love the sound of that sauce! On this week's menu :)

    Susie x
     
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    It is lush! :)
     
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