Dairy Free

If you have a lactose intolerance, you know finding good, healthy, dairy-free recipes can be a challenge. Look no further -- our dairy-free recipes make the most of soy and other milk substitutes to make healthy, delicious, worry-free dishes.

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Vitamin D for the Dairy-free Set

If you can't--or choose not to--drink cow's milk, you have plenty of alternatives. Most grocery stores now carry a wide selection of soy, rice, almond, and other dairy-free milks. (Not sure which to choose?

Shamrock Smoothie, 3 Ways

Try these delicious Shamrock Green Smoothie Recipes for St Patricks Day, including spinach and dairy-free variations.

Southwest Quinoa Pilaf

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 40 mins

Nectarine and Basil Summer Rolls with Almond Sauce

Vegetarian Times

You can also make these rolls with apricots, peaches, and plums as they come into season--they all pair well with fragrant fresh basil.

Plum Crumble

Vegetarian Times

This dessert can be prepared with whatever fruits are in season. We used plums, but you could also choose apples, pears, or frozen berries. Recipe by Carolyn Trompeter.

Southern-Style Pig Rub


A classic pork rub that is perfect for smoked pork roasts and is especially good for pulled pork.

Vegan Frozen Chocolate Souffle

Vegetarian Times

You could serve this at a fancy dinner party in Paris, and no one would ever guess that it's vegan! Strong coffee gives it flavor depth. Folding in Hip Whip, a vegan whipped topping available in the frozen foods section of most natural foods stores, keeps it light, smooth and creamy when frozen. (Find sources for Hip Whip at nowandzen.net.)

Glazed Chocolate-Avocado Cupcakes

Vegetarian Times

Avocado replaces the eggs and most of the oil in a rich, chocolaty batter that turns out supermoist baked goodies.

Boiled Spice Cake

Vegetarian Times

Boiling the sugar, raisins and spices produces a wonderfully flavored cake that's bound to become a holiday favorite. Dress it up with the lemony glaze just before serving for the perfect finish to this festive dinner.

Roasted Vegetable Cornucopias with Gravy

Vegetarian Times

Easy enough for kids to help make, elegant enough for a Thanksgiving celebration, these wow-worthy cornucopias will take you back to the times you made horns of plenty in grade school.

Nutty Snack Mix

Vegetarian Times

30 minutes or fewer. Dried fruit adds complex carbs and fiber to this healthful, portable and unusually good trail mix. It will keep up to 5 days in an airtight container.

Warm Broccoli Salad with Lemon Dressing

Vegetarian Times

A hint of fresh lemon juice and lemon zest add a subtle yet elegant tang to this springtime full-meal salad fine for lunch or dinner. To make this meal fully health-oriented, serve the salad with bran muffins scented with lemon extract or grated lemon zest, and follow up with a lemon-based dessert such as lemon bars with lemon sorbet. To drink? Iced or hot lemon tea, of course, if you want something nonalcoholic.

Hasty Cranberry-Pecan Pudding

Vegetarian Times

30 MINUTES OR LESS. Use a polenta brand that cooks in 5 minutes or less.

Banana and Black Bean Empanadas

Vegetarian Times

A more healthful variation on the classic Argentinean pastry, these empanadas call for whole-wheat flour and are baked instead of deep-fried.

Tempeh in Hearty Mushroom-Lager Sauce

Vegetarian Times

This filling entree tastes like it's been simmered for hours instead of just 20 minutes. To sweeten the slightly bitter sauce, stir in 1 tablespoon agave nectar with the mustard and use 1 1/2 cups beer and 1 cup water. Serve over rice or Mashed Potatoes with Chives from vegetariantimes.com.

Un-turkey Spring Rolls with Fresh Veggies and Rice Noodles

Vegetarian Times

Serve these elegant hors d'oeuvres the next day; no one will ever know they're made from holiday leftovers!

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