Section 1: Understanding Dairy & Dairy-Free From a Health Perspective
Chapter 1: What is Dairy?
What Makes Milk So Special?
Organic Milk is it worth it?
What is Pasteurization & Homogenization?
What is Acidophilus Milk?
What is Kefir?
What is Lactose-Free Milk?
What is A2 Milk?
Are Other Mammal Milks the Same as Cow Milk?
Chapter 2: Why We Live Dairy-Free
The Vegan Diet
General Health & Disease Prevention
Chapter 3: Strong Bones, Calcium & Beyond
Surprising Secrets to Strong Bones
How Much Calcium Do I Really Need?
How to Become Calcium Fortified
Choosing the Best Calcium Supplement
Chapter 4: Infant & Childhood Milk Allergies
Recognizing Infant Milk Allergies
Infant Food Allergy Prevention
Chapter 5: Other Dairy-Free Concerns
Battling with Dairy Food Addiction
Milk Allergies & the Rotation Diet
Is Soy a Good Option?
When Gaining Weight is a Good Thing
Skincare, Supplements, and Medication
Section 2: Eating Away From Home
Chapter 6: Restaurant Dining
Ordering Off the Menu
Around the World in 80 Restaurants (Give or Take)
Chapter 7: Social Events & Travel
Dining with Friends and Family
On the Road
Kids: Back to School & Celebrations
Section 3: Grocery Shopping & Preparing Your Kitchen
Chapter 8: Decoding Food Labels
Dairy-Free vs. Non-Dairy
The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA)
Utilizing Kosher Certification
Dairy Ingredient Lists
Where the Dairy Hides
Chapter 9: Shopping List Inspirations
Departments with Unlimited Potential
Keep It Cool
Chapter 10: Alisa’s Random Grocery Tips
Chapter 11: The Well-Equipped Kitchen
Section 4: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Dairy Substitutes
Includes easy, from-scratch recipes!
Chapter 12: So Many “Milks,” So Little Time
How to Substitute Milk in Recipes
Many More Milk Alternatives
Chapter 13: Moving Beyond Butter
When Butter isn’t Butter
Margarine or Vegetable Shortening
Cooking (and Baking) Oils
Coconut Butter & Oil-Based Spreads
Chapter 14: Cheesy Ideas
Store-Bought Dairy-Free “Cheese”
Homemade Dairy-Free “Cheese”
Chapter 15: Even More Dairy Alternatives
Milk, Sweetened Condensed
Half & Half
Chapter 16: Egg Substitutes
Section 5: Time to Eat! – Recipes & Recommendations
See the Recipe Index for more details!
Chapter 17: Quick Recipe Section Intro
Chapter 18: Breakfast to Brunch
Chapter 19: Baking Bread
Chapter 20: Sips & Smoothies
Chapter 21: Snacks & Apps
Chapter 22: Soup’s On
Chapter 23: Simple Sides & Salads
Chapter 24: Full Meal Deal
Chapter 25: Feelin’ Saucy
Chapter 26: Sweet Stuff
Section 6: More Recommended Resources
Chapter 27: Online Reading & Resources
Gluten-Free / Casein-Free
Multiple Food Allergies
More Websites Worth Mentioning
Chapter 28: Offline Reading & Resources
Gluten-Free / Casein-Free
More Cookbooks Worth Mentioning
Metric Conversions & Equivalents
Recipe / Food Allergy Index