Delight your mitten-clad crowd with a cup of creamy, homemade hot cocoa the next time they come in from the cold. This twist on everyone’s favorite winter drink is made with organic cocoa powder and dairy-free almond milk, with a hint of citrusy-tropical flavor from orange extract and coconut oil. Artificially flavored powdered packet-mixes are about to become a thing of your past!
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If you’ve got some extra brown rice leftover from last night’s stir-fry dinner, today’s breakfast is going to be a breeze! Stir in a scoop of almond butter, some applesauce, a pinch of cinnamon and a few other simple ingredients for a delightful, belly-warming bowl of porridge. Top with fresh berries for added antioxidants and sweetness.
Chocolate cravings sometimes hit hard. When nothing can stop you, blend up a batch of this guilt-free, dairy-free pudding. Its creaminess comes from a “surprise” healthy ingredient: silky-smooth, whipped avocado! Mix in raw cacao and coconut for rich flavor, plus a sprinkle of cinnamon and vanilla for natural sweetness.
For some, digesting dairy products can be difficult. For others, dairy-free fare is part of a lifestyle choice. Whatever your reason for following a dairy-free diet, there’s no need to miss out on milk and cookies, cereal and special desserts.
Check out the selection of dairy-free milk alternatives available at Vitacost.com:
A traditionally sweet side dish gets a savory spin in this recipe for mashed sweet potatoes. Creamed with nutty almond milk, then lightly seasoned with cumin and coriander, these zesty bright-orange potatoes will be the talk of your holiday table.
Ice cream off limits? Try this cool peppermint-chocolate smoothie instead. The perfect blend of good-for-you almond milk, raw cacao “chocolate” and a dash of natural mint flavoring, it satisfies cravings—without all the sugar and dairy!
On Mother’s Day, every mom deserves a special dessert, including those who are gluten-free! This recipe is easy to make, so it’s a great activity to do with the kids – just make sure an adult handles the hot bowl. (Moms: Print this recipe and hand it to the hubs as a hint!)
Gluten-Free, Egg-Free Chocolate Pudding
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