Need a dairy-free alternative to alfredo sauce? This Creamy Cauliflower White Sauce will do the trick! It’s easy, paleo, GAPS, and super-tasty!

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Creamy Cauliflower White SauceA longtime favorite.

Despite the fact that it is neither a breakfast, nor a dessert, fettuccini alfredo has been my absolute favorite meal ever since I can remember. So creamy, so cheesy, so delicious. Make it with chicken, shrimp, broccoli… you really can’t go wrong.

Unless you can’t have dairy.

Which I can’t.


Creamy Cauliflower White Sauce

A dairy-free version.

Thankfully, there are a few people who have been around the dairy-free block and can help a person out when they’re struggling.

I have no idea where I originally found the base for this recipe, but here I am, five years after my first time making it, and I’m still using it! Over the years I tweaked it a few times, gone back and forth, and I’m still working on it. 

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With an easy veggie base, this Creamy Cauliflower White Sauce is a great option for those needing a grain-free, dairy-free option for their beloved alfredo sauce. Like moi. Plus, you can easily swap out the chicken stock for veggie stock, or even use water, making it a great option for vegans, as well!

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Creamy Cauliflower White Sauce

Free of grain, gluten, eggs, dairy, and sugar.



Chop cauliflower into florets and place in pot with water/stock. Bring to a boil and simmer until cauliflower is tender.

Place in blender (I use this one) along with remaining ingredients and puree until smooth. Add more stock or water to achieve desired consistency.

Serve in place of white sauce on zoodles, noodles, poodles (kidding), or in soups.

Makes about 1 quart. Keeps about 4 days in the fridge.

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