Cauliflower Mac and Cheese


2 c bite sized cauliflower florets
½ c low-fat or plant-based milk
1 c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 c grated parmesan cheese
½ tsp Dijon mustard
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper
5 c whole-grain elbow macaroni, cooked and hot
¼ c plain Greek yogurt


  1. Fill pot with 2 inches water and insert a steamer basket. Add cauliflower and bring to a low boil. Cover and cook 8 min until inner stem is fork tender.
  2. Microwave milk until steamy, about 40 seconds.
  3. Place cauliflower, hot milk, cheeses, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a blender and puree until smooth.
  4. Combine pasta and cheese sauce and stir in yogurt.
  5. Serve immediately.