Cooking with Kids: Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

Grab your favorite sous chef and prepare cheesy cauliflower mash along with Maddi, Maura, and Eleanor! This delicious side dish is like putting vegetables in disguise — the whole family will enjoy this one!

Cheesy Cauliflower Mash


1 head of cauliflower
2 Tbsp heavy cream ( replace with full fat yogurt for a healthy twist!)
1 Tbsp butter
2 ounces Shredded Cheddar or other sharp cheese
salt and pepper to taste


Clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into bite-sized pieces. Boil or steam the cauliflower until fork-tender. Add cauliflower, butter, cream/yogurt into a high speed blender or food processor along with the cheese. Puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe adapted from

This video was produced by To the Wolves. Huge thanks to Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars in Traverse City for the kitchen space.

*This video was supported by the Grant or Cooperative Agreement Number, 1 NB01OT009324-01-00, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. *

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