Dairy-Free Recipes You Don’t Want to Miss

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My son is deathly allergic to dairy so we've been cooking and baking dairy free for a long time. Here are some fabulous dairy free recipes that we love including yummy dairy free cheesecake filled cupcakes!

If you've been reading here for awhile, you may have noticed the plethora of dairy-free recipes on my site.
I don't have a “thing” against dairy, per se, but my son has a life threatening dairy allergy that showed up when he was an infant.

For more on the messola that food allergies caused in our family, you can read Eczema and Food Allergies–from Despair to Healing.

As a result, we've been using dairy-free alternatives for a loooong time now.

Well, today, in honor of the So Delicious Dairy-Free 3 Course Recipe Contest, I decided to share with you some of our favorite dairy-free recipes, some of which also happen to be my submissions to the contest.  (ooh–hope I win. hope I win. hope I win.)

You're probably familiar with So Delicious already, but in case you aren't, they make some really delicious dairy substitutes, and some really really yummola dairy-free ice creams (some of which happen to be sugar-free as well.  We get them as a treat sometimes–buy a few pints, grab some spoons and eat them as a family.)

Anyhoo–let's get on with the recipes, shall we?

Dairy-Free Appetizers

Nut Butter Fruit Dip

This dip is a super-healthy alternative to those caramel dips that are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, preservatives and such.  We love it for dipping fruit (of course), but it's also a great drizzle for cakes, cookies, pancakes, or fabulous eaten just off the spoon :).

Apple Dip Recipe

Dairy-Free Main Dishes

Baked Oatmeal Cake

This cake not only tastes great, but it's super simple to make.  Just mix the ingredients together the night before, soak overnight and bake in the morning. You'll never believe that it's made with no flour!

Baked Oatmeal

Chocolate Pudding, Healthy Enough for Breakfast

Yes, you can have Chocolate Pudding for Breakfast, when it's THIS chocolate pudding, that is. We seriously have this for breakfast often in our home.  We have the carob version as well and have fun adding loads of topping.

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Dairy-Free Desserts

Chocolate Chip “Cheesecake”-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes are filled with a rich cheesecake-y filling that's dairy free.  Delectable. My youngest asked for these made into a cake for his birthday.

vegan cupcakes

Chocolate Almond Chip Coconut Milk Ice Cream

I like my ice cream with lots of chunky stuffola in it.  This dairy free ice cream fits the bill.

Dairy Free Ice Cream


I'm super thankful to So Delicious for putting together this contest.

It gave me a great reason to pull out some of my “oldy but goody” dairy free recipes and share them with you all again!

Which recipe is your favorite?

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  1. Julie Green says:

    have you tried raw milk? we have quite a few customers that are ‘lactose intolerant’ but actually it’s more like ‘pasteurization intolerant’. they are fine on the raw milk. you can check out more at realmilk.com

    thanks for the gluten-free recipes

    • My son has a life threatening allergy which is different than lactose intolerance. He would die. I wish it weren’t true, but it is. Have you heard of anyone who thought they had a life threatening allergy but it was just pasteurization. Thanks!

  2. Ooh all these delectable and healthy recipes are making me hungry!I would really love to try that Oatmeal Cake. Looks and sounds amazing!Pinned 🙂

  3. Such healthy ingredients and easy recipes. Going to try the chocolate chia pudding. Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful healthy day. Sharing on Pinterest!

  4. What great recipes, pinning to my healthy eating board, and sharing, sharing, sharing. If you remember I would love for you to share this, this week on Real Food Fridays.

  5. What a great collection of recipes!

  6. Lovely giveaway! Thank you!