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Dairy Free

Simple Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy to make and delicious. Try these as a ice cream cookie sandwich with vanilla or chocolate ice cream!

Breakfast Cookies

Why not eat a cookie for breakfast? This moist, low-sugar and low-fat cookie recipe is easy to make.

Muhammera Walnut and Red Pepper Dip

Great for light snacking and a quick spread to use on sandwiches!

Chia Chocolate Pudding

Super easy pudding that you can alter flavors for by adding fruit, low sugar/fat-free toppings or try a vanilla version. Chia seeds are high in omega-3 and protein. 

Chocolate Tea

As the weather becomes cooler, try this fun-warm-chocolatey drink for all ages. 

Pumpkin Alfredo with Squash Noodles

Less cholestrol,less calories, and it tastes soooo good! Bring on autumn with this tasty meal. 

Eggplant Meatballs and Pasta

These meatballs have a meaty texture due to the eggplant. 

Overnight Mason Jar Oatmeal

In the Louisiana hot months, most of us hate to cook. Here is a recipe that takes the heat out of hot cereal and makes it scrumptious and healthy. 

Savory Herb Freekeh Salad

Considered a supergrain, freekeh has a smoky flavor that works well with simple proteins like beans and legumes. Try this recipe with your favorite lunch sandwich for more protein or alone as a herb salad you can eat leftovers of on the go. 

Coconut Milk, Sweet Potato Soup with Garlic, Jalapeño, Cucumber, and Mustard Green Gremolata

Looking for unique ways to serve up sweet potatoes? Well rev' up the blender or food processor and discover a meal so filling, so tasty, you will smack your lips after each spoonful. 

Spicy Pork Roast with Asian Brussels Sprouts and Squash Pureé

Pork Roast will never be boring with this flavor kick, and brussel sprouts ARE DELICIOUS when prepared with the right Asian spices. Prepare your mouth and health for a flavor adventure. 

Gluten Free Yum Yum Cookie

Gluten free cookie that is perfect little ones and big ones to enjoy. Perfect for an after school snack. 

Crunchy Beet and Chickpea Salad

This salad is bright pink and full of colorful deliciousness. Chickpeas have absolutely no saturated fat and are high in fiber. When you eat beets raw you are giving yourself a major boost in vitamin A and B as well as helping fight off heart disease.

No Bake Cashew Cake with Fresh Fruit

No need to use the oven to make this recipe. Can be made in less than 20 minutes and is low in calories and sugar. 

Coconut Almond and Date Balls

Gluten-free and full of Omega 3 mind developing nutrients.

Vegetarian Spicy Pecan Dirty Rice

This vegetarian version of dirty rice is great with your favorite steamed veggies.

Cashew Queso and Salsa

Cashew cheese is great for a non-dairy spread on nachos and only takes a little bit of planning to execute. After you try this cashew puree you may never go back to yellow nacho cheese. 

Asian Peanut and Sesame Chicken Salad

This is a great pasta salad for picky eaters and young children. 

Non-Dairy Corn Maque Choux

Maque Choux is a traditional Southern Louisiana creamy dish that works well with rice or by itself as a quick lunch or dinner.  

Easy Peesy Non-dairy Chocolate Pots de Créme

Non-dairy, fun and so decadent without the dairy. Treat yourself and your young ones with this sweet dish.

Strawberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Gluten free pancakes that are light, filling, and perfect for Sunday brunch. Buckwheat is known as a superfood for it's benefits in reducing hypertension and stabilizing blood sugar levels . Wow your friends and family with a different take on pancakes.  

Curried Faux Egg Salad with Firm Tofu

This is a quick meatless meal with tofu. Makes a great sandwich filler in advance for a picnic or brown bagging it to the office. 

Vegetarian Gumbo Z’Herbes

A Louisiana tradition that is served on Holy Thursday. This is a vegetarian and gluten free version of this classic gumbo. 

Collard Greens with Chickpeas and Sweet Potato Curry

This vegetarian dish is a mix of Southern homecooking and Indian spices.

Nutty Chocolate Covered Banana Bites

There is no additional sugar added to this sweet snack.

Baked Salmon with Green Lentils

Based on a French dish that is normally served with fried salmon and butter, in this version we oven bake the salmon and remove the butter. Note that lentils are very filling, low in fat, and high in fiber while salmon is rich in omega-3s.

Turkey and Veggie Stuffed Red Cabbage Leaves

Easy recipe that is fast, low in calorie and fresh with spring flavor!

Dairy-Free Naan with Simple Mango Salsa

Naan is a wonderful bread that is easy to make. This recipe is a little time intensive, but you have more than enough to share and use throughout the week.  Leftover naan is great for making quick meals and garnishing with veggies and herb oils for a quick broil under the oven. 

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Gluten Free and dairy free. This recipe uses frozen fruit from the freezer section of your supermarket, but you can also use fresh berries if in season.