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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    Filipino Chicken Adobo

    My mom always makes her saucy chicken adobo recipe when I come home to visit. I think it's even better...


    Spicy Plum Sauce

    My flavorful fruit sauce is delicious over pork or poultry. The pepper gives it a little kick you usually wouldn't...


    Classic Crab Cakes

    Our region is known for good seafood, and crab cakes are a traditional favorite. I learned to make them from...


    Homemade Meatless Spaghetti Sauce

    When my tomatoes ripen, the first things I make are BLTs and this homemade spaghetti sauce. —Sondra Bergy, Lowell, Michigan


    Lemon Sorbet

    Whether you serve it in chilled bowls or scoop it into cut lemon halves, this creamy four-ingredient sorbet is both...


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    Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice

    My husband often ordered pineapple fried rice at Thai restaurants, so I surprised him by tweaking some similar recipes to...


    Quinoa with Peas and Onion

    Even picky eaters will love this protein-packed dish. If you have freshly shelled peas on hand, substitute them for the...


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    Candied Walnuts

    Turn ordinary walnuts into a taste sensation with this simple candied walnuts recipe that’s prepared on the stovetop. With plenty...

    Hawaiian Pork Chops

    Looking for a great last-minute meal when friends drop in? Hampton, Virginia's Michelle Cavalier recommends one of her husband's sweet-and-sour...


    Black Bean Chicken with Rice

    This spicy family favorite calls for just a few basic ingredients, including chicken, black beans and rice, so it’s quick...


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    Sourdough Starter

    Many years ago, I received this recipe and some starter from a good friend. I use it to make my...


    Sourdough French Bread

    Since receiving the recipe for the Sourdough Starter, I've made this French bread countless times. In fact, one year I...


    Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

    This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


    Spaghetti with Bacon

    As children, we always requested this dish for our birthday dinners. Our mother got the recipe from her grandmother. Now...


    Blackened Tilapia with Zucchini Noodles

    I love quick and bright meals like this one-skillet wonder. The way it tastes, you'd think it takes a lot...


    Naked Fish Tacos

    This is one of my husband's all-time favorite meals. I've even converted some friends to fish after eating this. I...


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    Homemade Tortillas

    I usually have to double this flour tortilla recipe because we go through them so quickly. The homemade tortillas are...

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    Homemade Canned Spaghetti Sauce

    DIY canning spaghetti sauce recipes are a tomato grower's dream come true! Use up your garden bounty and enjoy it...


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    Crispy Fried Chicken

    If you've wanted to learn how to make crispy fried chicken, this is the recipe for you. Always a picnic...


    Lemon-Dijon Pork Sheet-Pan Supper

    Most nights I need something that I can get on the table with minimal effort and delicious results. This sheet-pan...


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    Baked Ham with Pineapple

    I first learned the technique for baked ham with pineapple for a themed dinner my husband and I hosted. Since...


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    Three-Bean Baked Beans

    I got this recipe from my aunt and made a couple of changes to suit our tastes. With ground beef...


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    Basic Homemade Bread

    If you'd like to learn how to bake bread, here's a wonderful place to start. This easy white bread bakes...

    Greek Pork Chops

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


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    Porcupine Meatballs

    These well-seasoned porcupine meatballs in a rich tomato sauce are one of my mom's best main dishes. I used to...


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    Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce

    My father is very opinionated, especially about food. This recipe received his almost unreachable stamp of approval. I have yet...


    Sopaipillas

    Light, crispy pastry puffs, sopaipillas are a sweet way to round out a spicy meal. We love to serve them...


    Cucumbers with Dressing

    It wouldn't be summer if Mom didn't make lots of these creamy cucumbers. Just a few simple ingredients—mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar...


    Spinach Rice

    I like to serve this Greek-style rice dish alongside steaks with mushrooms. It makes an elegant side that can be...