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Dairy-Free Recipes

Dairy-Free Recipes

If you have to cook without dairy, we’ve got your back! It’s easier than it used to be! You don’t have to forgo baked goods, soups, stews—and salads, pasta dishes and main dishes are not hard to pull off, either. We’ve got those. We’ve even got a vegan cashew cream sauce for your dishes-with-sauce needs!

Recent Dairy-Free Recipes & Ideas

  • Easy Cucumber, Peach, and Basil Salad

    15 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Cool, crunchy cucumbers combined with sweet, juicy peaches and dressed in a peppery basil vinaigrette is a great way to make the most of summer and all its gorgeous flavors. This refreshing salad is easy to make and goes great with grilled meat.

  • Summer Miller

    Freekeh Vegetable Soup

    1 hr, 10 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian

    Simple ingredients come together to make a deeply satisfying and nourishing soup. Freekeh, smoked wheat, adds a character and body while vegetables like kohlrabi, carrots, and zucchini boost the nutrition and flavor factor.

  • Summer Miller

    Chewy Tahini Blondies

    If you're a fan of blondies, and you should be, look no further than these chewy, slightly nutty, and utterly indulgent blondies made with tahini. The recipe was created by Adeena Sussman, for her cookbook Sababa.

  • Marta Rivera

    Tembleque (Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding)

    20 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Simple desserts are sometimes best. Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding, or tembleque, is a simple dessert made from ingredients you probably have on hand – coconut milk, sugar, and cornstarch. You can dress it up with lime, orange, or cinnamon. It only takes 20 minutes of hands-on time!

  • Sara Bir

    Vanilla Roasted Strawberries

    Jammy roasted strawberries burst with sweetness! Roasting them with a vanilla bean takes them to the next level. Serve over ice cream, yogurt, or stir into oatmeal. Freezes brilliantly!

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Jicama, Avocado, and Orange Salad

    30 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    If you need proof that salads don’t have to be boring, this easy recipe is it! This combination of textures and vibrant flavors is sure to wake up any picnic table or indoor lunch. Not to mention, it’s super satisfying.

  • Sally Vargas

    Easy Aioli

    10 min

    Dairy-Free, Low Carb

    Aioli is easy to make at home and serves as a garlicky, flavor-boosting accompaniment to vegetables, fish, BLTs, or fries. This mayo-like sauce is the extra special something you’ve been craving!

  • Sally Vargas

    Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Garlic Shrimp

    30 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb

    Cauliflower rice bowls are a filling, low-carb, vegetable-and protein-packed weeknight dinner for two. The cauliflower is mild, so it doesn’t compete with the garlicky shrimp in this dish.

  • Sara Bir

    Charred Skillet Broccoli

    15 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Got broccoli? This is the perfect veggie side dish for every occasion! Use it as a layer in veggie bowls or serve it with nearly any meat or seafood main.

  • Megan Gordon

    Fudgy Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

    45 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

    It is hard to believe these fudgy, dark, and dense brownies are vegan and gluten free, but they are! You can also make them all in one bowl — so easy!

  • Coco Morante

    Green Cauliflower Rice

    25 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Cauliflower rice with spinach and fresh herbs is a healthy, quick, and easy weeknight side or main meal. Add some extra heft to this recipe by topping it with a fried egg, adding some tofu, or using it as the foundation for a burrito bowl.

  • Sally Vargas

    Skillet Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Carrots, and Greens

    1 hr

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Paleo

    Crispy skillet chicken is cooked in a flavorful lemon broth and served on a bed of Swiss chard, potatoes, and carrots. This bistro-style oven braised chicken with vegetables has everything you love about cozy comfort food.

  • Summer Miller

    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    15 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Break out your food processor and make this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus! This hummus is the perfect dip for vegetables and pita, or use it as a healthy sandwich spread. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is.

  • Aaron Hutcherson

    Spicy Thai Soup with Shrimp

    Let the spicy flavors of Thailand tempt your taste buds! Tom Yum Soup is a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight recipe. This version is made with shrimp, but feel free to add the seafood of your choice.

  • Nick Evans

    Chinese Orange Chicken

    Get the best of Chinese Orange Chicken takeout at home! This recipe is loaded with sweet citrus flavors, sesame seeds, and scallions. It’s surprisingly easy to make. All you need is a large skillet. And don’t skip the orange zest in the sauce—it’s the most important piece!

  • Marta Rivera

    Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

    8 hrs, 15 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo

    You'll love this easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage served straight from the pot with a dollop of whole grain mustard. Leftovers make great Reuben sandwiches!

  • Sally Vargas

    Butternut Squash and Black Bean Skillet Dinner

    40 min

    Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Looking for dinner that’s healthy in a hurry? The whole family will love this vegetarian skillet dinner! It’s loaded with the sweet and earthy flavors of roasted butternut squash, black beans, and quinoa, seasoned with cumin and chili powder. The best part? It’s ready, start to finish, in about 45 minutes.

  • Jeweled Rice Salad

    1 hr, 5 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Perfect for your next weekend cooking project or special occasion side dish, this vibrant, fragrant version of Persian Jeweled Rice Salad features butternut squash, toasted pistachios and almonds, warm spices, and tender dried fruit!

  • Katie Morford

    Winter Chicken Salad with Tangy Miso Dressing

    41 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb

    This Chopped Chicken Salad is easy to put together and filling enough to eat for dinner! Made with fennel, mandarin oranges, avocado, and a flavorful miso dressing, it's perfect for winter but also endlessly adaptable to the seasons.

  • Katie Morford

    Mini Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cakes

    38 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian

    These Mini Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cakes are do delicious and decadent, you might be surprised to see healthy ingredients in the recipe. They're gluten-free (thanks to the almond flour!) and made with olive oil instead of butter. And the flavor? So rich and satisfying.

  • Katie Morford

    Easy Muhammara

    6 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Muhammara is the dip that's been missing from your life! This slightly-spicy spread is made with roasted red peppers, walnuts, and a touch of pomegranate molasses. It's great spread on a sandwich or served as a dip for veggies!

  • Coco Morante

    Instant Pot Refried Beans

    9 hrs, 20 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

    Use the Instant Pot to make creamy, rustic refried beans. They taste far better than canned beans and cost less! Our favorite version uses a little bit of bacon fat, but any fat will do.

  • Sally Vargas

    Vegan Mushroom Gravy

    45 min

    Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Vegan Mushroom Gravy is rich with the earthy flavor of cremini mushrooms and intensified with an umami kick from soy sauce and miso. Pour this vegan gravy over mashed potatoes on your Thanksgiving table. Freezes well, too!

  • Nick Evans

    Apple Cider Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes

    1 hr

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy

    Want a perfect fall weeknight meal? These Apple Cider Chicken Thighs are it. Simmered in the oven with sweet potatoes and onions, it's a one-pot skillet dinner that'll fill you up without stressing you out.

  • Sally Vargas

    Vegetable Lentil Soup

    1 hr, 15 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Three things make this vegetarian lentil soup so good: caramelized onions, toasted tomato paste (it's easy!), and lots of carrots and celery. Make a big pot to have some now and save some for later—this soup is freezer friendly!

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Easy Cucumber, Peach, and Basil Salad

    15 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Cool, crunchy cucumbers combined with sweet, juicy peaches and dressed in a peppery basil vinaigrette is a great way to make the most of summer and all its gorgeous flavors. This refreshing salad is easy to make and goes great with grilled meat.

  • Jeweled Rice Salad

    1 hr, 5 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Perfect for your next weekend cooking project or special occasion side dish, this vibrant, fragrant version of Persian Jeweled Rice Salad features butternut squash, toasted pistachios and almonds, warm spices, and tender dried fruit!

  • Nick Evans

    Chinese Orange Chicken

    Get the best of Chinese Orange Chicken takeout at home! This recipe is loaded with sweet citrus flavors, sesame seeds, and scallions. And don’t skip the orange zest in the sauce—it’s the most important piece!

  • Elise Bauer

    Candied Walnuts

    25 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

    Walnuts. Sugar. That's pretty much all you need to make these Candied Walnuts! These crunchy caramelized nuts are a great party snack. You can also serve them in a salad or sprinkled over ice cream.

  • Sally Vargas

    Chicken Larb Lettuce Wraps (Larb Gai)

    25 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

    Ever had chicken larb?! If you're looking for a quick, super flavorful, and spicy meal, look no further than this spin on Laotian chicken larb. Use either ground chicken or turkey and serve it in sweet, buttery lettuce wraps.

  • Elise Bauer

    Brazilian Salmon Stew (Moqueca)

    3 hrs, 10 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Paleo

    Salmon stew based on Brazilian style moqueca fish stew. Salmon marinated in garlic, lime juice, paprika and cumin, the cooked with onions, bell peppers, tomato, cilantro, and coconut milk.

  • Elise Bauer

    Coconut Macaroons

    45 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

    Coconut macaroons! These sweet coconut cookies are slightly crunchy on the outside, but soft and chewy on the inside, with a secret ingredient to make them extra smooth.

  • Megan Gordon

    Fudgy Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

    45 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

    It is hard to believe these fudgy, dark, and dense brownies are vegan and gluten free, but they are! You can also make them all in one bowl — so easy!

  • Megan Gordon

    Vegan Chocolate Frosting

    33 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

    This easy vegan chocolate frosting is made with just three ingredients! It's perfect for cupcakes, layer cakes, or anything else that needs a little frosting.

  • Elise Bauer

    Meyer Lemon Sorbet

    1 hr, 45 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

    Intensely lemony, this crisp Meyer lemon sorbet is like making lemonade with a detour through the ice cream maker.

  • Erin Alderson

    How to Make Creamy Vegan Cashew “Cheese” Sauce

    5 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Use this creamy vegan cashew cream sauce in place of dairy-based salad dressings and pasta sauces! Just because you're not eating dairy doesn't mean you can't have something creamy in your meal. Make a big batch and use it all week long.

  • Nick Evans

    Sous Vide Chicken and Broccoli

    2 hrs, 20 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo

    Hate dry, overcooked chicken? Sous vide is the way to go! This method makes juicy, tender chicken every time. Pair it with sous vide broccoli for easy make-ahead lunches and dinners!

  • Megan Gordon

    Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    30 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

    Vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream gets its richness from coconut milk and freezes beautifully. Super creamy! Super minty! Super chocolate-chippy!

  • Erin Alderson

    Curry Chickpea-Loaded Baked Potatoes

    55 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Who says loaded baked potatoes can't be healthy?! This weeknight recipe tops baked potatoes with a creamy mix of chickpeas and coconut milk! It's vegan, dairy-free, and delicious.

  • Summer Miller

    Lentil Salad with Summer Vegetables

    35 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan

    Summer vegetables need little more than a quick vinaigrette to turn them into a fantastic salad. Add lentils to this one for some extra heft and nutrition with your meal.


Watch the video: How To Make The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes (March 2021).