Author: Leah Moldowan

Leah Moldowan is an Associate Editor for Go Dairy Free and she runs the vegan blog love me, feed me. Leah creates delicious recipes and stunning photography to inspire others to nourish their bodies with good food.

Updated April 2022! Sweetgreen emerged in 2007 with a menu and business plan that was right on trend. They serve nutritious, sustainable, made-from-scratch eats serves as warm bowls, plates, or fresh salads. They use local and organic ingredients when possible, and offer a menu that’s rich with dairy-free and gluten-free options, and heavy on plants. Sweetgreen Dairy-Free Menu Guide with Vegan & Gluten-Free Options Updated February 2022! Sweetgreen has a big core menu of items, but a few of the options below rotate seasonally. This menu guide includes dairy-free menu options first, followed by custom order components. Be aware of…

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Updated March 2022! If you’re craving dairy-free soft serve, just look for the nearest SweetFrog shop. This “premium frozen yogurt” chain swirls dozens of dairy-free flavors. The options do rotate, but they typically have at least a couple vegan flavors at each shop on any given day. They also offer a plethora of dairy-free toppings, including cookie dough! Enjoy our SweetFrog dairy-free menu guide below, which includes froyo flavors, cones, sauces, and toppings. We’ve also labeled the items for other top allergens and vegan needs. SweetFrog Dairy-Free Menu Guide with Allergen & Vegan Notes This menu guide includes all dairy-free froyo,…

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Last Update in May 2022! We’ve created this ever-growing guide to restaurants, bakeries, cafes, ice cream shops, and stores in British Columbia that are friendly to dairy-free diners. It’s a collection based on research and reader recommendations (send yours!) that’s divided into restaurants & shops by city (first) and major chains found throughout the state (second). And we’ve started a section for specialty dairy-free foods produced in this state. We Update Continuously! You can ignore the original date on this post going forward. We update the information below whenever we’re alerted to a new recommendation, change, or closure. Photo from…

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You might remember Heidi Ho from Shark Tank. Back in 2014 Lori Greiner invested in the dairy-free cheese alternative company. Every shark agreed that Heidi Ho tasted great, but it was the energetic founder, Heidi Lovig, that made the QVC queen bite. At first, there was a surge of Heidi Ho in stores. But then their shelf space slowly slipped away, until no one could find this beloved veggie-cashew cheese alternative. Fortunately, the brand didn’t go under, and they have regrouped. Heidi Ho Cheeze Dips have resurfaced in the Pacific Northwest and several major stores. Heidi Ho Cheeze Dips Make…

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I’m slowly transitioning recipes from my old blog, Alisa Cooks, to Go Dairy Free, and it’s time for these Apricot Raspberry Crumble Bars to take their place. I haven’t had the chance to shoot new photos, but I think you can still see the wonderful texture in these old images. Dairy-Free Apricot Raspberry Crumble Bars made with Fresh Fruit I came up with the idea for these apricot raspberry crumble bars when we were signed up for a summer fruit CSA. Our home was overflowing with apricots and we had a neighborhood 4th of July barbecue on the horizon. I…

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The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp, and cozy sweaters are making an appearance. This means one very important thing: it’s Pumpkin season! Today we’ve rounded up 22 of the best dairy-free pumpkin recipes to celebrate autumn’s arrival. All of these healthy indulgences happen to be plant-based, and we’ve noted which ones are gluten-free, nut-free, and/or soy-free, too. Sauteed Pumpkin with Maple and Sage from Go Dairy Free This flavorful pumpkin dish makes a great holiday side. It’s also a delicious way to sneak something healthier onto your weeknight dinner table. (gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, vegan) Vegan Pumpkin Burger…

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Not long ago, we tried and shared information about the new EatingEvolved Coconut Butter Cups. Just a few short years later, that humble little paleo brand has launched several other product lines, dropped the “eating” from their name, and revamped their confections. Those coconut butter cups are now known as Evolved Nut Butter Cups, and they come in an updated variety. Evolved Nut Butter Cups are Purely Paleo and Vegan Leah originally bought the Banana Cream Coconut Butter Cup and Caramel & Sea Salt Coconut Butter Cup. She wasn’t a fan of the Banana Cream, but loved the Caramel &…

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Jawea Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert is no longer in production. For other options that are available, see our Dairy-Free Ice Cream Section. Some brands that use coconut cream include Fronen, Coconut Bliss, and O’My. The creative flavors and bright packaging immediately set Jawea Dairy-Free Frozen Desserts apart from the rest, and caught my eye as I browsed the ice cream aisle. Once I realized they were dairy-free, vegan, AND made with simple ingredients, I immediately scooped up two pints. Jawea is a New York based brand that sells their pints along the east coast and also ships them to customers nationwide.…

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Handcrafted in small bean-to-bar batches in Denver, Dar Chocolate Bars are high quality, fair trade, and seriously addicting. A sampling of Dar Chocolate Bars showed up in an adorable package, bundled in a newspaper-like wrap that was all about chocolate. Each of their bars features the cacao percentage, where the beans are from, and flavor notes. Most of the Dar Chocolate Bars are made with just two ingredients (organic cacao beans & organic sugar), yet still boast full-bodied flavor. Tasting Notes for Dar Chocolate Bars I think Dar has turned me into a bit of a chocolate snob. Now I don’t want anything…

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I’ve been transferring content from my old cooking blog, and this gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies recipe emerged. It’s a vegan and allergy-friendly favorite, which was slightly adapted from Enjoy Life’s Cookies for Everyone! cookbook. It was first published years ago, but cookie recipes are timeless! These hearty oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are packed with wholesome ingredients. Consequently, they have a nice balance of nutrition and indulgence that kids and adults love. Special Diet Notes: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, top food allergy-friendly, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian. 5.0 from 1 reviews Vegan &…

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It looks like Coffee So Good is no longer in production. For more coffee drink options see our Dairy-Free Coffee Drink Round-Up and our Creamy Dairy-Free Beverage Reviews. Coffee So Good is a great dairy-free pick me up! Not only does it have a nice dose of caffeine, but it’s also made with just a handful of simple plant-based ingredients – including raw cashews and love. These decadent cold brews are packed with nutty protein and sweetened naturally with agave. They’re flavored with real ingredients like raw cacao, lavender buds, and vanilla bean powder. Not only does So Good put…

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Unfortunately, Wander Life Coconut Creamer is no longer available, and the company seems to have gone out of business. For options that are currently available, see our Dairy-Free Creamer Reviews. A powdered convenience that you can toss in your bag, Wander Life Coconut Creamer is not only travel-friendly, it’s also vegan and paleo! The ingredients of Wander Life Coconut Creamer are simple, organic, and sustainable. It’s perfect for on the go or just for a rich cup of coffee or tea at home. When blended with the coffee, it creates a lush latte feel. It’s currently available in both unsweetened…

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Just Cookies were discontinued. Hampton Creek rebranded as Eat JUST, Inc, and they still make products under the Just name.  However, they are mostly egg and meat alternatives. There Just Ranch wanders in and out of production. For more cookie options that you can purchase, see our Dairy-Free Cookies Section. Hampton Creek is just a gift to the vegan world that keeps on giving. It all began with their humble vegan mayo, but has blossomed into so much more. Their most recent venture has been into the sweet world of cookies, starting with Just Cookie Dough and now Just Cookies!…

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Unfortunately, This is Vegan Cheese is no longer in business. For other options, see our Dairy-Free Cheese Alternative Section. Handcrafted in Maryland, the creation of This Is Vegan Cheese was a labor of love that involved many trials and experiments. The goal was to create a dairy-free cheese that melts, stretches, and even browns when baked. Not only did they want a dairy-free cheese, but they aimed to create one that could be enjoyed by those who are allergic to nuts and gluten. What began as just mozzarella, has grown into so much more. The line up of This Is…

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Amanda’s Own has been well known and loved for their allergen-safe chocolate confections made in their dedicated facility. But now they’ve entered the realm of baking with this cookie dough. Of course upon opening this hefty tub of cookie dough I had to sneak a few bites of glorious cookie dough (bonus of egg-free!). The first thing I noticed when peeling off the lid was how generous it was with chocolate chips. I mean – it’s fully loaded. I’m definitely not complaining though! Tasting Notes for Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough As is, it tastes just like classic cookie dough, but there…

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Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon this cultured cashew cheese is sold in a traditional “by the wedge” style, and some varieties even have a rind. But according to the company, what really makes this vegan cheese alternative unique is its firm, slice-able texture. Vtopian Artisan Cheeses use a base of organic cashews and cultures. Other nuts, fresh organic herbs, and spices are added to make the different flavors. At last check, they had several varieties of cheddar, camembert, and brie, plus at least one rotating seasonal flavor. All of the photos shared here are from Vtopian Artisan Cheeses.  Vtopian Artisan Cheeses…

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For years, you’ve loved our Big Round-Up of Dairy-Free Holiday Pie Recipes, but sometimes your dinner parties need more than humble pie. So this year we’ve added this delicious resource for more dairy-free holiday desserts. Below you can enjoy 30 dairy-free and vegan delights from Go Dairy Free and several other beloved recipe creators. They range from flat out indulgent to shockingly nutritious! Nutella Chocolate Mousse by Alisa Fleming This decadent treat is as simple as it is delicious! Gather just 3 ingredients, melt, and whip for a show-stopping last-minute dessert. It’s also naturally gluten-free and soy-free. Vegan & Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Cups by…

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On a recent outing to the U.S., I managed to find Kite Hill Ricotta.A lot of dairy-free cheeses available are full of questionable ingredients. But Kite Hill uses the simplest ingredients, which is one of the many reasons I love them! Having only tried dairy ricotta a few times in my life, I didn’t have many expectations for this dairy-free counterpart. I was told that it should have a bit of sweetness, but also some saltiness to make a nice balance. I didn’t find many sweet tones to this Kite Hill Ricotta, rather it is much more salty and savory.…

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We believe Frozen Coconut Non Dairy Ice Cream is discontinued. The company’s website isn’t fully functioning, and they aren’t responding to requests. It also hasn’t been spotted in stores in quite some time. If you do see it, let us know! For now, see our Dairy-Free Ice Cream Reviews for options that are currently available. Seeing new dairy-free ice cream brands pop up in the grocery store is always exciting, so when I spotted this Frozen Coconut brand I just couldn’t resist! Then I discovered that it’s made right here in British Columbia, Canada, which made it even more enticing…

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One Degree released a Sprouted Oat Granola line with 4 different flavours: Cinnamon Flax, Vanilla Chia, Quinoa Cacao, and Honey Hemp. They’re all organic, non-GMO, and made from sprouted grains. The ingredients are really simple and wholesome and they’re much lower in sugar than most granola brands on the market. Not only does One Degree make incredible products (their Cacao Brown Rice Crisps are the best ever), they also have an amazing brand philosophy and vision. They’re all about transparency, sustainability, and the consumer. One of my favourite things about them is the ability to track where the ingredients in…

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