Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium high-heat. Add onion, celery and carrots; cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cauliflower; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add half of the salt, the black pepper and the thyme; cook for 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk, chicken broth, chicken and bacon; bring mixture to a low boil.