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Discover Plant-Based Possibilities: Dairy-Free Recipes, Simple Swaps and More

 

Whether you’ve already embraced a plant-based diet or are beginning to explore it, you’ve likely heard that this type of diet is good for you — some even say life-changing. In fact, vegans and vegetarians typically consume less saturated fat and cholesterol and more fiber and phytochemicals than standard American diet followers. Plus, there are also positive links between veg-based diets and lower levels of diabetes, obesity and more. Thankfully, there are more plant-based product options than ever before, so creating flavorful crave-worthy meals at home is within your reach. 
 
We’ve got more good news: Silk and So Delicious dairy-free beverages, yogurt alternatives, creamers and frozen desserts are on sale from February 28 – March 13, 2018.*
 
Hungry yet? Here are some recipes and tips from Silk and So Delicious to help you make the most of plant-based meals and snacks.
 

 

5 Tempting Dairy-Free Recipes

Golden Milk Overnight Oats
Turmeric is one of the most buzzed-about ingredients right now. Take the trend to a new level with this grab-and-go breakfast. Featuring Silk Unsweetened Coconutmilk, this recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prep. Then set overnight and voila! Breakfast is served. 
 
 
Dairy-Free Golden Milk Latte
Spice up your coffee break! Make your own golden turmeric coconutmilk creamer with So Delicious Coconutmilk Creamer then add it to hot coffee for a warming, slightly earthy and sweet beverage. 
 
 
Butternut Squash Soup Served with Dairy-free Crème Fraîche
Nutty and sweet butternut squash meets creamy dairy-free crème fraîche in this plant-based take on a winter favorite. Note: Keep the dairy-free crème fraîche recipe handy — this condiment boasts a smooth and buttery texture and slightly tart flavor. It can add a touch of richness to sauces, soups, potato dishes, savory pies and more. 
 
Creamy Cashew Curry 
Spice things up! Ground cashews, curry powder, garlic, onion and Silk Cashewmilk come together for a velvety rich base in this veggie-packed dish.
Get the recipe: Creamy Cashew Curry
 
 
Homemade Dairy-Free Decadent Hot Chocolate
It’s a tasty twist on a comforting tradition when homemade hot chocolate mix meets coconutmilk and non-dairy topping. 
 
Check out more vegan recipes including meals, drinks and snacks, and get cooking! 
 

6 Simple Dairy-Free Swaps & Tips 

Baking, topping tacos or craving something creamy for dessert? You got this. 
  1. Milk. You can substitute soymilk for dairy milk, cup for cup, in almost any recipe (think soups or smoothies). 
  2. Buttermilk. DYI with 1 cup dairy-free beverage like coconutmilk or cashewmilk + 1 teaspoon lemon juice or 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  3. Salad dressings. Add a splash of soymilk or dairy-free yogurt alternative to salad dressings for a creamy effect.
  4. Sour cream. Top your favorite vegan chili or any Mexican main dish. Make your own dairy-free sour “cream” — 24-oz unsweetened coconutmilk yogurt alternative + 2 tsp. lemon juice — or buy premade dairy-free sour cream in our stores. 
  5. Milkshakes. Use two plant-based alternatives like chocolate-flavored almondmilk and a few scoops of dairy-free frozen dessert to whip up this decadent banana split milkshake or create your own combo. (Top with flavorful coconut milk frozen dessert topping for a tasty bonus!)
  6. Smoothie bowls. Use coconut yogurt or another dairy-free yogurt alternative and create the ultimate vegan smoothie bowl.
 
Discover more culinary tricks and techniques that can help make the switch to a plant-based diet easier with 12 Easy Vegan Cooking Hacks from The Full Helping
 
*Valid 2/28–3/13/18. No rain checks. While supplies last.