The world is very different than it was 10 years ago. Back then, we didn’t know what gluten-free was, nut allergies were few and far between, and vegans were hippies who lived on communes and meditated.
Today, many of us have a restricted diet that we follow. Be it for health reasons or a belief system, we want to choose what we eat more than ever. The good thing is that this growing popularity has opened up doors to new options and alternatives. People around the world are experimenting with what works, and sharing that knowledge.
Going gluten-, animal-, or nut-free no longer means cutting out the foods you love; rather, it means finding new ways to create and enjoy them. Below is a guide to easy swaps you can make to quickly adjust a recipe to your diet. So reopen those eyes next time you’re scrolling Pinterest, that delicious cream of broccoli soup might just be something that you can make!
1 cup dairy milk = 1 cup almond, hemp, OR coconut milk
1 cup nut butter = 1 cup sunflower seed butter
1 cup yogurt = 1 cup unsweetened applesauce OR 1 cup coconut yogurt
1 egg = 3 tbs unsweetened applesauce + 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tbs flax meal + 3 tbs hot water or dairy free milk, OR 3 tbs smashed banana.
+What swaps are you all doing in your cooking? We’d love to hear!
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