Get your baked potato fix with this hearty but healthy Loaded Baked Potato Cauliflower Soup- no actual potatoes required!
Add olive oil to a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute for about 2-3 minutes until softened. Add garlic and saute for another minute.
Add cauliflower, broth, coconut milk, bay leaf, nutmeg and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the cauliflower is quite soft.
Remove soup from heat and discard bay leaf Blend soup until completely smooth using an immersion blender, or transfer to a blender and blend in batches. If soup is too thick, add more broth gradually for a thinner consistency, or continue to cook and reduce slightly for a thicker texture. Taste and season again if necessary
Ladle into bowls and top with vegan cheddar, vegan bacon and chives.