Are you following a dairy-free lifestyle? If you are, it can be a challenging to find food for your family to eat that are yummy and dairy-free. While there are various lactose-free alternatives out there, they are often expensive and so you need to be sure that when you bake with the the recipe will work and that it will taste nice.
The below set of recipes are all dairy-free, some are also gluten and egg free but they are all delicious and ideal for baby-led weaning and for school lunch boxes for older kids.
These blueberry muffins are absolutely delicious and have been designed specifically for kids lunchboxes. They do contain honey, if your toddler is under a year and you are trying to avoid honey, you can swap it out for another sugar alternative.
Pumpkin is so yummy to use in muffins or pancakes because it can be used as a sweet or savoury option. The pumpkin muffins use pumpkin spice which you can swap out for nutmeg and you can use the same amount of cooked pumpkin as the canned pumpkin.
Oat cups. This recipe is jam-packed with goodness. Just remember if you are also gluten-free to make sure you buy gluten-free oats. This is a great recipe because it has four alternatives using the same base recipe.
This recipe is vegan, gluten and dairy free as well as free of refined sugar. These lemon poppy seed muffins are great if you are baking for a birthday party or looking for a sweet treat for your little one. If you are not gluten-free you can use normal cake flour for this recipe.
Zucchini is being used more and more in baking at the moment, especially in recipes that are free from processed products. It is used in these Almond Butter Blueberry Zucchini Muffins and they are absolutely delicious and also a great way to sneak veggies into your child’s daily diet.
Dairy-free living doesn’t have to be difficult, there are a lot of alternatives and options available to you, you need to source the one that works best for your family.
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