Creamy cauliflower cheese recipe – low GI, great for gestational diabetes

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A delicious and tasty meal - and perfect if you're on a diet for gestational diabetes

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 600 ml double cream
  • 200 grams cheese any cheese you like, grated
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 pinch salt & white pepper
  • 1 good pinch paprika (optional)
  • 1 large cauliflower leaves stripped and broken into piec


  • Step 1

    Cook the cauliflower by steaming or boiling in a pan of water until just cooked, then drain and set aside

  • Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 200C                     

  • Step 3

    Add the butter to a hot pan to melt

  • Step 4

    Pour in the double cream and sprinkle in the grated cheese gradually (reserving some for sprinkling over the dish before baking), stirring continuously

  • Step 5

    Add the mustard powder, salt, pepper and paprika if using

  • Step 6

    Once the cheese has melted into the cream creating a cheese sauce, remove from the heat

  • Step 7

    Place the cauliflower in a baking dish. Pour over the cheese sauce and top with more grated cheese

  • Step 8

    Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until the top is bubbling and golden

If you have gestational diabetes and are looking for more recipe ideas like this one, check out the Gestational Diabetes UK website. There are loads of free (and very tasty) ideas there to keep you going.