Dairy Free Archive

Nut Milks

Posted June 16, 2014 By Sandy

When I first became dairy (casein) free, my first thought was what was I going to do for milk?  Since we are also gluten free, we cannot use oat milk (not certified GF).  It wasn’t until later that I discovered nut milks! My husband, Malcolm, is a huge lover of nut milks.  He usually makes […]

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Giving Up Dairy

Posted April 10, 2013 By Sandy

We spent the last two weeks talking about Cow’s Milk vs. Non-Dairy Milk, Part One and Part Two.  But what about Giving Up Dairy all together?  If cow’s milk is not good for you, neither is cheese, ice cream, sour cream, ….. My favorite article on this subject comes from Dr. Mark Hyman.  He writes […]

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Cow’s Milk vs Non-Dairy Milks, Part Two

Posted April 3, 2013 By Sandy

Last week we talked about Cow’s Milk and some of the reasons why dairy is not good for our bodies.  Today, I want to talk about Non-Dairy Milks. Non-Dairy Milks are plant based milk.  In other words, they are made from plants, nuts and seeds.  Here is a short list of the most popular ones: […]

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Cow’s Milk vs Non-Dairy Milks, Part One

Posted March 27, 2013 By Sandy

Before we talk about Non-Dairy Milks, let talk about Cow’s Milk. Even if you are not casein intolerant (that is the main protein in milk) like me, cow milk is just not the best thing to drink.  Despite the hype that the Dairy Counsel has put out for years, the human body was not meant […]

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Coconut Milk

Posted August 9, 2012 By Sandy

I LOVE Coconut Milk!  I use various forms of Coconuts and Coconut Milk is several different dishes.  My favorite way is to pour it over Gluten Free cereal and bananas!  No, wait! …. I think I like Coconut Milk better in smoothies …. maybe in the ice cream dish my husband makes …. I guess […]

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Baking Without Dairy or Eggs

Posted June 19, 2012 By Sandy

Cooking or Baking Without Dairy or Eggs can be a real challenge — if you don’t know the special tips offered here by Allyson Kramer, author of the  Manifest Vegan blog. I found these tips and the wonderful recipe at the bottom of the post on the Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom blog.  Both […]

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Vegan Gluten Free Substitutes

Posted May 21, 2012 By Sandy

I love Jules Shepard!  She makes wonderful flour mixes, has a great blog, and frequently shares fantastic tips with her fans (like me!). Jules recently posted a couple blogs on Vegan Gluten Free Substitutes that I would like to share here: Egg Free Vegan Baking Tips: One trick to transforming many recipes to egg-free is […]

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Vegan Butter

Posted March 21, 2012 By Sandy

Butter Substitute or Vegan Butter is fairly easy to find in the stores.  Personally, we use Earth Balance because I like the taste and because it does not use soy (trying to stay away from that as well).  So far, it works wonderful for use on toast, in some baking (where we can’t or don’t […]

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New Dairy Free Products

Posted March 20, 2012 By Sandy

The Expo West 2012 featured lots of New Dairy Free Product.  Following is a list of those products, put together by ‘Go Dairy Free’ website. Expo West 2012: Best New Dairy-Free Products – Part 1 Expo West 2012: Best New Dairy-Free Products – Part 2 Expo West 2012: Best New Dairy-Free Products – Part 3 […]

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Truth About Milk

Posted February 9, 2012 By Sandy

Since finding out I was casein intolerance, I have been interested in the different types of milk available.  Here is an excellent Squidoo lens on the good, bad and ugly about milk Dairy Milk Is cow’s milk an appropriate food for humans? Many people still consume substantial amounts of dairy products and government policies still […]

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