Dairy-Free Recipes

Lactose intolerance. Milk allergy. Casein-free diet. Whatever your reason for going dairy-free, it might seem like a scary prospect at first. Dairy is in so many favorite foods and recipes. But with a little know-how and effort, you can cut the dairy out of your diet and still eat really well.

Most importantly, you should know that you aren’t alone. For many reasons, there’s a growing number of people who are choosing dairy-free lifestyles to avoid allergens, live healthier or even manage other conditions. Milk allergies are among the top eight food allergies in the United States. And like other food allergies, the symptoms can range from mild to severe.

Foods to Avoid

The first step in a dairy-free lifestyle is adjusting your diet to cut out dairy-filled foods. You should avoid everything that contains dairy including milk, cream, milk-based cheese, butter, some margarines, cream cheese, cottage...more

Sorrel Lentil Soup with Lemon Coconut Cream

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Sorrel Lentil Soup with Lemon Coconut Cream

SERVES 6

Called “lemonade in a leaf,” citrusy sorrel has a fresh bite that epitomizes spring. While it can be too tart for some when eaten raw, the perennial herb’s lip-puckering tang mellows when it’s cooked. If sorrel is unavailable, use baby spinach instead. This soup may thicken upon resting; thin it with additional broth or water, as needed. Like most pureed soups, this one only gets better the next day.

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