The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dairy-free EatingBook - 2009
The Complete Idiot's Guide#65533; to Dairy-Free Eating addresses the dietary needs and concerns of people who are lactose intolerant or allergic to milk or have milk sensitivities, conditions that cause cramps, bloating, and other distressing symptoms. The only 'cure' is to avoid dairy products, substituting bland foods such as soy and margarine. In recent years, people with lactose intolerance have become increasingly health conscious as well as discerning in taste. This book gives them flavorful and healthy new substitutes that let them enjoy worry-free, nutritious, and delicious dairy-free meals. A unique combination of cookbook and advice book, this Complete Idiot's Guide offers recipes that enable readers to make old favorites they thought they had to give up and tasty new dishes that will quickly become new favorites. Readers also get helpful advice on reading confusing and complex food labels to find hidden dairy ingredients, plus important information regarding other allergies that often accompany lactose intolerance.More than 200 recipes cover all meals, including desserts and snacks. Numerous ethnic recipes target the largest demographic of lactose intolerant Americans. Creative substitutes for dairy ingredients go well beyond the offerings of competitive books. Clear information helps readers find lactose-free packaged products on grocery store shelves.