Dairy-Free Dinners That Rock
Feeling bloated? Tummy hurting? Acne trouble? Believe it or not, dairy could be the culprit. As much as 75% of the world’s population has trouble digesting dairy. The adverse effects can be hit-or-miss, mild or severe. Not to mention you would be surprised at how many calories are in that sprinkling of cheese or splash of cream in your coffee!
Whether you’re a cheese lover or lactose intolerant, these dairy-free dinners are so good you won’t mind ditching the dairy!
Vegetarian or vegan? Simply swap any animal products with your favorite replacement!
There are few things better than a one-pan meal! In this bright and bold recipe, chicken, potatoes and red onion are seasoned with Dijon mustard, lemon, paprika, garlic, thyme and parsley. Ready in about an hour and a half, the combination of seasonings are a great example of how delicious dairy-free can be when seasoned well.
Whether you are skipping the dairy for a day or indefinitely, you will find a lifetime of dairy-free dishes in Asian cuisine. You might be familiar with more soy-heavy meals, but Thai cuisine is where the most amazing coconut milk-based curries come from. This vegetable red curry is exquisite for anyone who enjoys bright, light sauces with a little heat. Pair with your favorite protein and serve with rice or noodles!
Hearty, delicious and prepared in the slow cooker, this beef ragu is a great way to get your fix of Italian flavor minus the formaggi and crema. All you have to do is sear your chuck roast on all sides before adding it and the remaining ingredients to a slow cooker. Serve this dairy-free delight with your favorite pasta or polenta and voila! Cena senza lattosio!
Chop, season, dump and roast – that’s all the work this dairy-free delight requires. Seasoned with a tasty combo of sage, garlic powder, thyme, rosemary and chili powder, you can use the suggested veggies or switch and swap with your favorites. Made extra simple by using ready-to-cook Premio fresh pork sausage links, simply serve with some rice, pasta or quinoa and this is an excellent dinner for a dairy-free weeknight!
Warning: from the filling to the crema to the assembly, these are some seriously gourmet tacos! Meatless AND dairy-free, they are filled with rich, taco-seasoned roasted cauliflower, sweet potato and black beans then topped with a decadent homemade dairy-free crema. Made by blending cashews with chipotle pepper, garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, lime juice and some water, it is spicy and creamy at the same time with none of the dairy! Assembled in a slightly charred corn tortilla (directions in recipe), tacos are layered with smashed avocado, roasted veggies, chipotle lime cashew crema and chopped cilantro. Definitely a dairy-free dish to keep in mind for impressing a guest or two!
This easy sweet potato recipe uses a microwave to have the potatoes ready for stuffing in just 3-5 minutes! Either before or while your potatoes cook, all you need to do is cook your turkey on the stove top. Seasoned with all the best barbecue seasonings, stuff your turkey into the cooked potatoes and drizzle with your favorite bbq sauce for pure dairy-free deliciousness!
Just 5 ingredients is all it takes for this delectable salmon recipe. Made in the oven, simply lay your salmon skin-side down on a greased foil-lined baking sheet before seasoning with salt, pepper and maple-Dijon mixture. Lastly press your chopped walnuts onto the top of the salmon to form the crust before baking until salmon is browned, about 15-20 minutes. Serve with a side salad or nice rice pilaf.
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December 20, 2019