What’s Inside: This nut-free, AIP and paleo-friendly vegan cheese sauce is so good! The extra creamy texture comes from a combination of steamed cauliflower and coconut cream. Best part? It only requires 10 minutes of prep and stays fresh in the fridge for up to 5 days!
Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? In my world, the answer is no. It’s already an easy dairy-free substitute for dishes like alfredo, but now it can be made into this ultra-creamy and decadent sauce that can be served over pasta, displayed on a cheeseboard, eaten as a dip, or mixed into a hearty and comforting casserole.
This dairy-free cheese sauce made from cauliflower is one of the healthiest cheese sauces you’re going to find. Made almost entirely from vegetables, this sauce is lower in fat and calories than most other nut-based vegan cheeses out there. And what I love most, is it’s perfect for those who need to adhere to a nut-free, dairy-free, AIP, paleo, or low-fat diets.
So, for anyone who has special dietary needs and is looking for a healthy, guilt-free, ultra-creamy cheese sauce, this is for you! So, the next time you need a dairy-free cheese sauce recipe, that requires only a handful of pantry staples and 10 minutes of prep, whip up this easy nut-free recipe – you won’t be disappointed!
And if you’re in the mood to try a variety of vegan cheese sauce recipes, be sure to check out my top three favorites in this post.
tip! Not only is cauliflower an extremely versatile vegetable, but it has a significant source of nutrients and is high in fiber which promotes digestive health and may reduce the risk of numerous chronic diseases. (source)
Store in an airtight container in the fridge up to 5 days.
Sure can! Simply place in a freezer-safe container or freezer Ziplock bag and place in the freezer up to 2 months. When ready to use, allow to thaw overnight in the fridge and then warm up according to directions below.
When ready to use, reheat in the microwave in 30-second intervals until warmed through, stirring frequently to ensure it’s smooth.
It can also be reheated via stovetop in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until simmering. Whisk frequently to remove any lumps.
Yes, this cheese sauce is naturally gluten-free!
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