Dairy Free doesn’t have to mean missing out on tasty dinners. All these dinner recipes are not only dairy free or can be made so with easy substitutions, but they are all kid-friendly too!
Whether you are dealing with a full dairy allergy within the family, looking to reduce the amount of dairy you are consuming or just want some tasty, kid-friendly family dinner ideas then this recipe roundup is for you.
If you are dealing with a dairy allergy, then that doesn’t mean you can only eat certain foods or recipes. All our recipes in the Dairy Free section of the blog are either dairy free or can easily be adapted with simple substitutions to make them allergy friendly.
Dairy Free Substitutions
These days, most supermarkets cater really well for dairy intolerances with dairy free alternatives being readily available.
But we thought it might be also helpful to list out some easy ingredient swaps when cooking:
Milk – Cow’s milk can be swapped out for plant based milks such as soy milk, coconut milk, almond milk or rice milk.
Butter – Depending on the recipe being sweet or savoury, butter can often be swapped out for coconut oil or coconut butter, olive oil, or avocado oil. More particularly for baking recipes, butter might be swapped out for apple sauce, nut butters or diary free yoghurt.
Yogurt – There are plenty of dairy free yogurts available in supermarkets now such as coconut yogurt, soya yogurts and oat yogurts.
Cheese – Again similarly to yogurt, most supermarkets now stock a wide range of dairy free cheeses ranging from hard cheeses, to spreadable and soft cheeses.
If you try any of these Dairy Free Dinner Recipes, please do leave me a comment below. You can also share your pictures with me on Instagram. I always love to see your creations!
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