Diary-Free Recipes: Lactose Free Meal Ideas

Enjoy this collection of tasty dairy-free recipes, including lactose-free recipes macaroni and cheese, cupcakes, banana bread and more.

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Steak and Potato Foil Packs

As a park ranger, I've cooked a lot of meals outdoors. I often assemble a steak and potato foil pack and toss it into my backpack with some ice. Then when I set up camp, it's easy to cook over a campfire. If I'm at home, I use my grill, and the food is just as good. —Ralph Jones, San Diego, California

Lemon Rosemary Chicken

A fast-to-fix overnight marinade with dried rosemary gives wonderful herb flavor to this tender chicken shared by Marcia Morgan, Chevy...


Honey-Beer Braised Ribs

Braised in beer with a sweet honey finish, these tender, flavor-rich ribs will be the talk of the table. Serve...


Marinated Beef Tenderloins

From Karen Haskell of Tempe, Arizona, these steaks have fabulous flavor sure to impress guests. “These will melt in your...


Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce

Succulent shrimp get a flavor boost from the sweet-hot sauce. Served on skewers, they make a fabulous addition to a...

Beer Can Chicken

You'll be proud to serve this stand-up chicken at any family gathering. Treated with a savory rub and then roasted...


Southwest Chicken & Rice Salad

Fun and different, this summery salad has a subtle smoky flavor that really says “Southwest.” The grilled corn adds an...

Mixed Grill Kabobs

These hearty kabobs combine beef and sausage, two of my favorite foods. Both the meat and vegetables are marinated before...


Grilled Pork Appetizers

People can't seem to get enough of these tender hors d'oeuvres. Marinated in a sauce that is slightly sweetened with...


Grilled Fajitas with Pico de Gallo

This is a good recipe when you’re pressed for time. The beef doesn’t need to marinate very long before grilling,...


Grilled Jerk Chicken Wings

I have been making this recipe ever since I can remembe, and every time I have a party. It's so...

Grilled Glazed Drummies

My family prefers these mild-tasting chicken wings more than the traditional hot wings. They are great for any gathering. —Laura...


Contest-Winning Barbecued Chicken

When our neighborhood has a cookout, I always take along this chicken and watch it quickly disappear! My family loves...


Greek Pork Chops

My in-laws taught me a lot about cooking, so any time I come across a great new recipe, I enjoy...


Big John’s Chili-Rubbed Ribs

When my family thinks of summer grilling, it's ribs all the way. Our Asian-inspired recipe is a welcome change from...


Barbecued Beef Ribs

These tender, slow-cooked beef ribs with a tangy sauce are a cinch to make. They’re great for picnics and parties....

Grilled Halibut Tacos with Salsa Verde

Roasting the vegetables for the salsa in these fish tacos intensifies the flavors and provides such a wonderful, smoky taste.—Michelle...


Maple-Glazed Chicken Wings

Some wonderful maple syrup I brought back from my last trip to Vermont inspired my recipe. These wings have been...


Pressure-Cooked Mesquite Ribs

When we're missing the taste of grilled food during winter, these tangy ribs give us that same smoky barbecue flavor...


Chipotle Pork Tenderloins

From Priscilla Gilbert of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida: “This pork tenderloin beats all at a cookout! The recipe came from...


Spicy Pork Tenderloin

A friend shared this recipe for marvelously flavorful pork years ago. It really sparks up a barbecue and has been...


Chili-Lime Shrimp Kabobs

Lime and chili add a kick that really make this recipe pop. Plus, the grilled peppers are a great way...


Cowboy Baked Beans

Baked cowboy beans are a perennial favorite at barbecues and potlucks. My meaty recipe uses a variety of beans and...


Best Barbecue Wings

My husband always calls this recipe "finger-licking good," and these BBQ wings really are to die for! The sauce is...


Savory Stuffed Figs

“I use this three-ingredient recipe when I want a sweet and savory appetizer that’s simple to make. It can be...

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Grilled Jerk Turkey

Moist and seasoned with ginger, Caribbean jerk spices and jalapeno pepper, this simple grilled entrée is more tangy than hot...


Slow-Cooker Spareribs

Even my three little ones love these easy-to-make and delicious-to-eat slow-cooker spareribs. The succulent meat falls right off the bone!...


Chicken Fajitas for Two

This is the best fajita recipe I've ever tried. It sounds complicated, but it really isn't. The servings are hearty,...


Rhubarbecue

This simmered sauce is a roller-coaster ride for your tongue. It's a wonderful blend of complex flavors that goes with...


Lip-Smackin’ BBQ Chicken

The kids always say “prepare to lick your lips” when we have friends over for barbecue chicken. I’m proud of...


Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Vinaigrette

I keep my marinades heart-healthy by choosing monounsaturated oils such as olive oil, and use lower-calorie spice- or citrus-based marinades,...