Best Dairy Free Substitutes
If you need to be gluten free AND dairy free, don’t despair! There are some truly amazing vegan and lactose free cheeses, yogurts, creams, desserts … to choose from!
For more information on reasons why you may want to try going dairy-free, hop to my article on lactose intolerance, milk protein allergy and casein.
From ricotta to cream cheese to yogurt to artisanal cheeses, mac & cheese and ice cream … you can find just about anything you need now, dairy-free! I’ve linked to a ton of our family favorites, but more are being added every day — lucky us!
I update this post regularly, as I attend trade shows and find new products to share. Some photos below are from trade show floors and depict products that are coming to market soon, so be on the lookout! Follow along on my Instagram Stories and Highlight reel with my favorite brands and products as I share!
What are your favorite dairy-free products? Leave a comment and let me know!
Some of my favorite dairy-free &/or lactose-free & gluten-free products & ingredients*:
(check ingredients to ensure they suit your particular dietary needs)
Follow Your Heart® Slices (Gouda; Pepperjack; Provolone)
Miyoko’s Kitchen™ Vegan Mozzarella; Artisanal Cheeses
Kite Hill™: almond milk cream cheese, yogurt, ricotta, soft-ripened artisanal cheeses
GO Veggie!® Lactose Free or Vegan shredded cheese, cream cheese, blocks, bars, parmesan, slices
Field Roast® Vegan Chao Slices
Daiya™ Cheddar and Mozzarella-Style shredded & sliced dairy-free cheese (*note: my family only likes the “Cutting Board” Style shreds) and vegan cheeze sticks
Good PlanEt Foods cheese slices and shreds
Lisanatti Foods® Almond Mozarella or Cheddar-Style Shredded Cheese; Rice Cheeze Sticks (only lactose-free, not dairy-free)
Dairy-Free Butter Substitutes
Earth Balance® Vegan Buttery Sticks & Soy-Free Buttery Sticks
Miyoko’s Kitchen™ vegan butter
Riot Eats plant-based, soy-free butter
Silk Almond, Soy or Oat Milk Yogurt (note: this oat yogurt not certified gluten free)
Dairy-Free Creamer and Nog
Bhakti® Holiday Spiced Nog -vegan
Silk Almond or Soy Creamer (they even have Pumpkin Spice!)
Dairy-Free Sour Cream & Ricotta
Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese
Dairy Free Dessert Options:
So Delicious® Minis
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