Wheat-less Wednesday – Broccoli with Cheese Sauce

cheesy broccoli

  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 8 cups broccoli chopped into bite size pieces.


  1. Bring 3/4” to 1” of water to a boil in a saucepan with a steamer. (If you don’t have a steamer, place broccoli directly in 1” boiling water.)
  2. Add broccoli to steamer and cover; reduce heat to medium and cook 5-6 minutes or until pierce-able with a fork.
  3. While broccoli is steaming, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add flour and cook, stirring frequently for 1-2 minutes
  5. Add coconut or almond milk; bring to a simmer stirring frequently.
  6. Simmer uncovered for 1 minute.
  7. Remove from heat, stir in cheese until melted.
  8. Drain broccoli, pour cheese sauce over the top, and serve!

*This recipe has been tried and tested by the staff of CCNHC

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