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Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash

The following recipe and photography was provided courtesy of Heinen’s Club Fx Recipe Developer and Food Photographer, Allianna Moximchalk from Allianna’s Kitchen.

This Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash is a deliciously healthy alternative for the beloved Thanksgiving mashed potatoes. It’s super easy to make too, which alleviates some of the stress that often accompanies holiday entertaining!

This recipe is perfectly sweetened despite containing zero processed sugar. The pure maple syrup and chopped pecans on top are quite literally the icing on the cake.

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash

Can I Make This Recipe Ahead Of Time For Thanksgiving?
Yes, and I highly suggest making it ahead of time. No one wants to be stuck in the kitchen all day on Thanksgiving! You can prepare this recipe up to three days in advance. To reheat, simply place it in the oven at 350°F for 30 minutes, or on the stovetop over medium heat. Be sure to mix up the mash throughout the cook time to ensure it reheats evenly.

Are There Any Substitutions I Can Use?
While Heinen’s coconut milk is Club Fx-approved and my go-to milk alternative, if you do not have it on-hand, simply use regular milk.

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash
Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash
Cook time:
30min
Prep time:
15min
Total time:
45min

Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower, washed, cored and chopped into small florets
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup Heinen’s canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup Heinen’s vegetable stock
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. grass-fed butter or ghee
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • ½ Tbsp. Heinen’s coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp. Heinen's cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. Heinen's nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s pure organic maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Place sweet potatoes, cauliflower, garlic, coconut milk, vegetable stock, salt and pepper in a pot.
  2. Bring to a boil. Put the lid on and let it simmer for 30-35 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are soft enough to pierce with a fork.
  3. Add the contents to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. You can also use an immersion blender or handheld mixer.
  4. Stir in the butter or ghee, then add the contents to a serving bowl.
  5. Toss the pecans in the coconut oil. Add a few dashes of cinnamon and heat in a small frying pan over medium heat until lightly browned and crispy.
  6. Sprinkle the pecans on top of the mash followed by a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash

Products from the Recipe

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By Allianna Moximchalk
Allianna received her undergraduate degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh and her health coaching certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Her career decisions stem from her health struggles that started at the age of 5. By the age of 19, she was prescribed 13 different medications. Everyday was a struggle, but by changing her diet and lifestyle, she eliminated the medications physicians insisted she could not survive without and saw all of her health struggles disappear. It is now her passion to help others make their health a priority in their lives. When we have our health, we have everything.

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