Cauliflower and Broccoli Bake with No Cheese Sauce

This recipe was created in memory of all those Sundays when we had broccoli, cauliflower and white cheese sauce as a side for lunch!  It used to be the only way I could eat broccoli and cauliflower. How times have changed!

Cauliflower and Broccoli Bake with No Cheese Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower and/or broccoli, sprinkled with salt
  • 1 cup No Cheese sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cassava/tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon coconut flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Herbamare salt

No Cheese Sauce

  • ½ cup cooked sweet potato
  • ½ cup cooked butternut squash
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fried chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 3 teaspoons Herbamare salt
  • 2 pinches cayenne pepper
  • 3 teaspoons onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, preferably odourless
  • 3 ½ tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Steam the cauliflower and/or broccoli for 10-15 minutes until al dente.
  • Add all the ingredients for the No Cheese Sauce to a high speed blender and blend on high until well mixed and smooth.
  • Blend 1 cup No Cheese sauce, eggs, cassava/tapioca flour, coconut flour and salt in a blender until well mixed.
  • Put the cauliflower and/or broccoli pieces in an oven dish, and pour the mixture over it. Mix gently so that the sauce covers everything.
  • Sprinkle with paprika, salt and pepper and bake at 150C for 45-60 minutes or until set.


Another way to use the No Cheese Sauce is to steam 1 big head of cauliflower or broccoli for 10-15 minutes, cut into florets, simply pour the sauce on top and enjoy!

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