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Cauliflower Au Gratin:

1 head cauliflower (remove leaves and central stalk and cut into small florets).  

-Place one tablespoon of water in microwaveable bowl and place florets into bowl. Cook in microwave on high for 8-12 minutes (depending on your microwave), until florets soft and able to be pureed easily with fork.

After pureeing the cauliflower add to the mixture:

2 Tablespoons Fage whole or 2% unflavored, unsweetened Greek yogurt

2 Laughing Cow cheese wedges (white cheddar, swiss, or Chipotle flavored)

¼ cup heavy whipping cream

½ cup unflavored, unsweetened coconut milk

½ teaspoon sea salt

¼-½ teaspoon black pepper

1 Tablespoon crushed garlic

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

½ cup shredded parmesan or pepper jack cheese (save an additional ½ cup to place on top of the mixture before baking)

-Mix well in mixing bowl. Transfer to lightly greased (olive oil or coconut oil) baking dish.

-Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

-Add another ½ cup of shredded cheese from above to tope of mixture in the baking dish.

-Lightly sprinkle paprika on top of the cheese.

-Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until top is golden brown.

Makes about 6-8 servings.

Nutritional information (based on one of 8 servings):

Calories=102, Fat= 8 gm, Net carbs= 3 gm, Protein= 3.3 gm