Finding out that one of you children is cow’s milk intolerant is very daunting in the beginning. Dairy products make up a big chunk of our families daily diet, so we have had to do a lot of research into the alternatives on offer. Finding alternatives for milk, butter and cheese hasn’t been too hard, but treats have proved more troublesome.
He is only 5 years old and we don’t want him to feel left out when his siblings are eating things like cake, ice cream and chocolate. So after a bit of research online and a good chat with the helpful ladies in our local health food shop, we discovered that there is a whole new
world of dairy free treats for us to try.
Chocolate and cakes and big favourites in our house, so when we heard about dairy free Moo Free Choccies we were excited to try them out. I emailed the company direct to ask them about their products and they very kindly sent Freddie a few bars to try out. He gobbled up the “Bunny Comb Bar” and said it was just as yummy as “real” chocolate.
How to make dairy free chocolate chip cookies
add these into the bowl (being careful not to lose too many of them to the
toddler helping you!)
ball (don’t be tempted to flatten it down).
mins (take them off too soon and they will crumble).
Trust me they won’t be around for long!
Going dairy free no longer means that you have to compromise on taste or the variety of foods you can eat.
Dining out could prove to be more tricky for us, but the places we have been so far have been fairly accomodating.
I’d love to hear about your own experiences of a dairy free diet and what your favourite recipes.