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Special Occasions & Recipe Collections

Preparing food for special occasions or cooking for friends or family with alternative diets? These dairy-free recipe collections will help you sort through to find exactly what you're looking for.
  1. Cinco de Mayo Recipes (11)
  2. Easter Recipes (21)
  3. Mother's Day (49)
  4. Passover Recipes (10)
  5. St. Patrick's Day Recipes (7)
  6. Valentine's Day Recipes (6)

Best Dairy-Free Recipes of 2012
Best Dairy-Free Recipes of 2012. This collection of dairy-free recipes are some of the best that have come out in 2012.

Best Dairy-Free Recipes of 2011
Best Dairy-Free Recipes of 2011. From breakfast to lunch to snacks, dinner, and party foods, this list contains my favorite dairy-free recipes from 2011. Whether you're allergic to dairy ingredients, lactose intolerant, or vegan, you'll love these recipes!

Best Dairy-Free Recipes of 2009
I post dairy-free recipes on an almost daily basis, so it's always interesting and helpful to look back over the year's work to see what my readers are most interested in. This list is a compilation of the most viewed, most reviewed dairy-free recipes of 2009, so enjoy!

Best Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes
While I love a variety of store-bought dairy-free ice creams, sometimes it's just nice to make it at home. And, sometimes it's nice to use a store-bought ice cream in a homemade recipe. These are 10 of my favorite dairy-free ice cream recipes, some for homemade ice cream and some for homemade treats with prepared dairy-free ice creams.

Best Peanut Butter Sandwich Recipes
If you are the parent of a dairy-free child who is not allergic to peanuts, you have no doubt made more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches than you can count! But, why not spice up this easily dairy-free sandwich from time to time with something new? This collection of eight of my favorite peanut butter sandwich recipes will give you a few...

Dairy-Free Appetizers, Dips and Finger Foods
These dairy-free dips and appetizer recipes are lactose-free, delicious, and perfect for dairy free kids, lactose free adults, and everyone else! And, many of these dairy-free dip recipes are vegan, too!

Dairy-Free Bundt Cakes
Dairy-Free Bundt Cake Recipes. This collection of dairy-free and vegan bundt cakes will astound you and impress your friends and family--they taste like traditional bundt cakes even though they're dairy-free!

Dairy-Free Brunch Recipes
Dairy-free Brunch Recipes. For breakfast or brunch, these dairy-free recipes are perfect for lactose-free kids and adults, and many recipes are egg-free and vegan, too! From vegan muffins to dairy free pancakes and waffles, all of your favorite brunch recipes are here-- and dairy-free!

Dairy-Free Cake Recipes
Dairy-Free Cake Recipes. This collection of dairy-free cake recipes contain classic cake recipes that have been made dairy-free and lactose-free, from dairy-free chocolate cakes to birthday cakes to vegan cheesecakes.

Dairy-Free Cake Recipes
Dairy-Free Cakes. This collection of dairy-free cake recipes is perfect for people with lactose-intolerance, milk allergies, and vegans, filled with dairy free cakes suitable for birthdays and other celebrations.

Dairy-Free Casseroles
Dairy-Free Casserole Recipes. These dairy free casseroles are dairy-free and vegan recipe versions of classic casserole recipes.

Dairy-Free Candy Recipes
Dairy-Free Candy Recipes. This collection of dairy-free candy recipes is perfect for lactose-free kids and adults. For a selection of dairy-free candies, you'll find a lactose-free candy that suits your lactose-free sweet tooth!

Dairy-Free and Vegan Cheesecakes
Dairy-Free Cheesecakes. This collection of dairy-free cheesecake recipes contains some of my favorite recipes for dairy-free and vegan cheesecakes, from plain vegan cheesecakes to more dressed up versions of the classic, all without the dairy!

Dairy-free Chocolate Recipes
Looking for dairy-free chocolate recipes? These lactose-free chocolate recipes take the dairy-free cake! Many of these dairy-free chocolate recipes are egg-free and vegan, too, so everyone can enjoy the chocolate!

Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipes. If you're looking for dairy free chocolate chip cookie recipes for dairy-free or lactose-free diets, check out this group of my favorite dairy-free chocolate chip cookies!

Dairy-Free Cookies
Dairy-Free Cookies. This collection of dairy-free cookie recipes contains dairy-free versions of classic favorites for lactose-free children, vegans, and anyone who loves a good cookie that's a little healthier.

Dairy-Free Cookie Recipes
Dairy-free Cookies. These lactose-free cookie recipes are dairy free delights for kids and adults, both easy to make and easy to eat.

Dairy-Free Cupcakes
Dairy-Free Cupcakes. This collection of dairy free cupcake recipes contain my favorite lactose-free cupcakes that are perfect for dairy-free diets, lactose intolerance, or anyone who loves cupcakes!

Dairy-Free Cupcake Recipes
Dairy-Free Cupcakes. This collection of dairy-free cupcake recipes contains some of my favorite dairy-free cupcakes, dairy-free gluten-free cupcakes, and vegan cupcakes.

Dairy-Free Desserts for Kids
Dairy-Free Kids Desserts. This collection of dairy-free desserts is perfect for lactose free kids' parties, dairy-free birthday parties, and school parties. Perfect for kids with food allergies and intolerances to dairy or lactose!

Dairy-Free Dips
Dairy-Free Dips. This collection of dairy-free dip recipes contains some of my favorite dairy-free dips, all prepared without cheese, milk and other dairy-ingredients. For lactose-free, dairy-free, or vegan parties, you'll find a dip recipe to suit the occasion.

Dairy-Free Egg-Free Dessert Recipes
Vegan Desserts. These dairy-free egg-free desserts are perfect for those who are lactose-free, egg-free, vegan or who just like delicious foods! Look here for vegan dessert recipes that are sure to please!

Dairy-Free Father's Day Recipes
Dairy-Free Father's Day Recipes. Whether your father is dairy-free, vegan, or just watching what he eats he will love these tasty dairy-free and vegan father's day recipes. From dairy-free pancakes to vegan cheesecakes, you'll find a favorite dish he'll love.

Dairy-Free Fourth of July Desserts
Dairy-Free Fourth of July Desserts. This collection of Fourth of July recipes contains recipes for dairy-free desserts, many of which are vegan, too! If you're looking for a way to celebrate July Fourth with dairy-free and vegan desserts, take a look at some of these favorite recipes.

Dairy-Free Frosting Recipes
Dairy-Free Frostings. These dairy free frosting recipes are great whether you're dairy-free, lactose-free or vegan. From dairy-free chocolate frosting to vegan strawberry frosting, you'll find the dairy-free frosting for you!

Dairy-Free Halloween Candies and Chocolates
Dairy-Free Halloween Candy. This collection of dairy-free Halloween candies and chocolates contains vegan chocolates and dairy-free sweets to make your dairy-free Halloween special!

Dairy-Free Holiday Chocolates
Giving foods and sweets as gifts is always a nice idea during the holidays, but of course, most chocolatiers do not carry dairy-free and vegan treats. If you're looking to satisfy the sweet tooth of a loved one who is dairy-free or vegan, this list will give you some ideas on where to look. And, of course, if you want to make your own...

Dairy-Free Holiday Recipes
Holidays are a time to celebrate friends, family and good food. This guide will help you find the perfect dairy-free recipe to make your favorite recipes without the dairy.

Dairy-Free Kids Snacks
Dairy-Free Kids Snacks Recipes. This collection of dairy-free snack recipes is perfect for dairy-free kids or children allergic to dairy or lactose.

Dairy-Free Quiche Recipes
Dairy-Free Quiche Recipes. Looking for a dairy-free quiche recipe? This collection contains some of my favorite dairy-free quiche recipes, from crustless quiches to light quiches to tofu quiches and vegan quiches, all prepared without dairy ingredients (and some even prepared without eggs!).

Dairy-Free New Year's Eve Recipes
Dairy-Free New Year's Eve Recipes. Planning a dairy-free or vegan New Year's Eve Party? This collection of Dairy-Free New Year's Recipes contains everything from vegan black-eyed peas to delicious dairy-free appetizers.

Dairy-Free Pancakes
Dairy-free Pancakes. This collection of dairy-free pancake recipes will give you some lactose-free pancake solutions for your milk-free, vegan diet. Whether you're looking for dairy-free pancakes, vegan pancakes, or egg-free pancakes, you'll find the pancake recipes you need!

Dairy-free Pies, Cobblers & Tarts
Dairy-Free Pie & Cobbler Recipes. These dairy-free pie and cobbler recipes are lactose-free, dairy free, and many are egg-free and vegan too! From classic pie and cobbler recipes like dairy-free apple pie and vegan pumpkin pie to other dairy free neoclassics, you'll find what you're looking for!

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Recipes
Dairy-Free Pumpkin Recipes. From dairy-free pumpkin pie to vegan pumpkin cookies to pumpkin gratin, you'll find dozens of dairy-free and vegan pumpkin recipes to celebrate pumpkin season without the dairy ingredients commonly found in pumpkin recipes.

Dairy-Free Salads & Salad Dressing Recipes
Dairy-Free Salad Recipes. These dairy free salad dressing recipes and healthy lactose-free salads are great for adults and kids who follow vegan, dairy-free, lactose-free and egg-free diets. From dairy-free recipes for traditional creamy salads to vegan salad dressings, you'll find the dairy-free recipe you're looking for!

Dairy-Free Soup Recipes
Dairy-Free Soups. If you are vegan or dairy-free and looking for healthy soups prepared without dairy ingredients, browse through this collection of dairy-free soup recipes for healthy soup options for you and your family, from delicious dairy-free cream soups to hearty vegan chili and bean soups.

Dairy-free Thanksgiving Recipes
Looking for dairy-free recipes for holidays like Thanksgiving? These lactose-free Thanksgiving recipes are delicious recipe versions of classic Thanksgiving recipes that the whole family can enjoy.

Dairy-free Cookie Recipes for Christmas
Looking for dairy-free christmas cookies recipes? These dairy free cookie recipes are perfect for christmas, for vegans, the lactose-free or just the health-conscious! For a dairy-free christmas that everyone will enjoy, try these dairy free christmas cookies recipes!

Dairy-Free Recipes for Fall
These dairy-free fall recipes are lactose-free recipe variations on classic fall recipes like pumpkin pie, apple pie and other autumn favorites, perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving and family dinners alike. Many of these deliciously dairy-free recipes are vegan, too, so everyone can enjoy the seasonal celebration!

Dairy-Free Birthday Cakes
Dairy-Free Birthday Cakes. These dairy-free cake recipes will give you some ideas for your lactose-free birthday celebration, whether you're baking a cake for someone with lactose intolerance or another allergy or alternative diet.

Dairy-Free Thanksgiving Recipes
Dairy Free Thanksgiving Recipes. Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and food, but it can be difficult for someone with lactose intolerance or milk allergies or a person who is vegan or does not consume dairy products for other reasons. These dairy-free recipes are nondairy versions of Thanksgiving classics, and many are egg-free and...

Non-Dairy Desserts
Non Dairy Desserts. If you've recently gone dairy-free or lactose-free and are missing those dairy-laden desserts of your past, look no further. Here's some of the best dairy desserts gone dairy-free for your non-dairy needs.

Dairy-Free Holiday Breads
Dairy-Free Holiday Breads. This collection of Dairy-Free Holiday Bread Recipes contains dairy-free and vegan bread recipes to make your holiday special. Look here for some ideas on how to make your favorite holiday breads without the dairy.

Healthy Breakfasts (And Dairy-Free!!)
Healthy Breakfasts. It's easy to cheat yourself nutritionally at breakfast; unhealthy processed baked goods and cereals to fattening meat and egg dishes are standards in many households. But you don't have to cheat yourself; there are plenty of healthy breakfasts out there! Whether you're allergic to dairy, lactose intolerant or just looking for...

Quick Breads
Quick Breads. While most quick bread recipes like banana bread and pumpkin bread contain dairy ingredients, this collection of dairy-free quick bread recipes will give you some tricks on how to make your favorite classic quick breads without the dairy.

Vegan Appetizers, Dips, and Hors D'oeuvres
Vegan Appetizers and Dips. This collection of vegan appetizers, dips and hors d'oeuvres will give you some ideas on how to host the best vegan party ever. From classic appetizer recipes to new vegan favorites, you'll find what you're looking for!

Vegan Cakes and Cupcakes
Vegan Cakes. This collection of vegan cake recipes includes recipes for vegan birthday cakes, vegan cheesecakes, vegan cupcakes, and other dairy-free egg-free cakes that everyone, vegan or not, will love.

Vegan Brunch Recipes
Vegan Brunch Recipes. This collection of vegan brunch recipes contains favorite breakfast and brunch dishes that usually contain dairy and eggs that have been veganized to cruelty-free perfection. If you're vegan, vegetarian, or just love brunch, you'll love this recipe collection.

Vegan Cakes and Cupcakes
Vegan Cakes and Cupcakes. This collection of vegan cakes and vegan cupcakes contains veganized versions of favorite cake and cupcake recipes, from classic chocolate cupcakes to cheesecakes and special holiday cakes.

Vegan Christmas Cookies
Vegan Christmas Cookies. This collection of Vegan Christmas Cookie recipes contains classic Christmas cookies recipes that have been made vegan, dairy-free and egg-free so that everyone can enjoy the holiday cookie exchange!

Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes. If you're looking for vegan recipes for Cinco de Mayo, this collection of Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes is a great place to start!

Vegan Cookie Recipes
Vegan Cookie Recipes. This collection of Vegan Cookie Recipes contains dozens of vegan recipes of classic cookies that have been remade without the dairy or eggs but all the flavor. Browse though these vegan cookies to find a recipe for your favorite cookie!

Vegan Cupcake Recipes
Vegan Cupcakes. From vegan chocolate cupcakes to vegan white cupcakes, you'll find a vegan cupcake recipe in this collection of vegan cupcakes to sweeten your day.

Vegan Desserts for Kids
Vegan Desserts for Kids. Whether your child is vegan or allergic to dairy and eggs, these delicious vegan desserts recipes for kids are something you'll both enjoy!

Vegan Easter Desserts
Vegan Easter Desserts. If you're looking for the perfect vegan dessert for your Easter celebration, you're in luck! This collection of Vegan Easter Desserts contains some of my favorite springtime vegan cakes, cookies, and tarts that are perfect ends to Easter Day meals.

Vegan Entrees and Main Dish Recipes
Vegan Entrees and Main Dishes. This collection of vegan recipes contains some of my favorite vegan recipes, from vegan pasta recipes to homemade seitan to dozens of other delicious vegan entree recipes for vegan lunches or dinners.

Vegan Halloween Recipes
Vegan Halloween Recipes. Halloween is a celebration of fun, friends, and food, but as any vegan knows, Halloween recipes are traditionally anything but vegan! Well, fear not! This collection contains some spook-tacular ways to celebrate the holiday, the vegan way.

Vegan Mother's Day Recipes
Vegan Mother's Day Recipes. If you're looking for vegan recipes to celebrate this Mother's Day, this collection contains over 60 vegan Mother's Day recipes, from vegan brunch recipes to special vegan desserts, to make your vegan mother's special day flavorful.

Vegan Pancake Recipes
Favorite Vegan Pancakes. This collection of vegan pancake recipes contains what I feel are the best vegan pancake recipes out there. From vegan buttermilk pancakes to creative ones like vegan banana chocolate chip pancakes, here are some recipes your whole family--vegan or not!--will love.

Vegan Potluck Dishes
Vegan Potluck Dishes. From vegan recipes for potluck favorites, check out this collection of vegan appetizers and dips, salads, side dishes, desserts, and recipes for vegan kids.

Vegan Potluck Dishes
Vegan Potluck Recipes. This collection of vegan potluck recipes contains some of my favorite vegan. potluck dishes, from dips to salads and side dishes.

Vegan Snacks for Kids
Vegan Snacks for Kids. For vegan kids or kids who just like good food, these vegan snacks will be a hit! From fun finger foods to healthy snacks, you find a vegan recipe to suit your kids.

Vegan Soups
Vegan Soups. This collection of vegan soup recipes contains classic soups that have been made vegan, from vegan cream soups to vegan stews and chili recipes, you'll find vegan recipes for your favorite soups here.

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes
Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes. This collection of Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes contains vegan recipes of traditional Thanksgiving recipes, from vegan pumpkin pie to creamy pumpkin soups and vegan mashed potatoes.

Dairy-Free Soup Recipes
Dairy-Free Soup Recipes. These lactose-free soup recipes are milk-free recipes of classic soup favorites, and many are vegan, too! Warming and comforting, these dairy-free soup recipes are healthier versions of cream soups and other savory soups that usually contain dairy.

Halloween Candy Recipes
Dairy-Free Halloween Candy. These dairy-free candy recipes are perfect for your lactose-free Halloween celebration, and many recipes are vegan, too! For dairy free kids and lactose free adults alike, these dairy-free candy recipes are perfect for Halloween parties or trick-or-treat treats!

Dairy-Free Valentine's Day Chocolates
Like most holidays, Valentine's Day is one that celebrates rich foods with friends and family, and, of course, most of our favorite Valentine's Day chocolates contain dairy. This list will give you some idea of where to look to buy sweets for your dairy-free and vegan sweethearts this year!

Lactose-free Kids' Snacks
Dairy-Free Kids Snacks! Being a kid takes a lot of energy! These dairy-free snack recipes are perfect for lunchboxes, after school, after practice or anytime they're hungry.

Dairy-Free Fourth of July Dessert Recipes
The Fourth of July is a time for picnics, barbecues and enjoying the warm weather with friends and families. These dairy-free dessert recipes will add color, flavor and flair to your lactose-free celebration.

Dairy-Free Father's Day Recipes
Dairy-Free Father's Day Recipes.Father's Day is a fun holiday that should be spent doing the things your dad loves, whether it's hiking and exploring the great outdoors, enjoying a hearty brunch, fishing, watching the game or just spending time with family and friends. These dairy-free recipes will give you some ideas of what to make to suit the day's activities.

Mother's Day Recipes
Looking for dairy-free Mother's day Recipes? Dairy free and delicious, these recipes for Mother's Day are nice ideas to let your Mother know how special she is to you! For your lactose free Mother's day celebration, check out these dairy free recipes for Mother's Day, including some great dairy-free Mother's Day gifts!

Dairy-Free Recipes for Passover
If you're looking for Passover recipes that are also dairy-free, these dairy free Passover recipes follow most Passover traditions and are absolutely delicious for lactose-free kids and adults alike. Whether you're looking for dairy-free recipes for sweet kugel or stuffed cabbage rolls, you'll find some tasty non-dairy recipes for your Passover...

Easter Recipes
Whether you've been dairy-free for years or you're new to the diet, holidays like Easter can be difficult as most of the celebration's dishes from many different cultures rely heavily on dairy products. This list will give you some ideas for a lovely lactose free Easter celebration that both kids and adults will enjoy.

St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Whether you're hosting a dairy free St. Patrick's Day party or enjoying a celebratory meal with friends and family, these dairy-free St. Patrick's Day recipes will add some lactose free flavorful fun to your March 17th celebration.

What do your dairy-free kids eat?
What do your dairy-free kids eat? Look here for what parents of lactose-free kids had to say.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Recipes Collection
These dairy-free chocolate recipes are decadent, delicious and dairy free! Many recipes are also vegan and egg-free, so whatever your diet, check these lactose free chocolate recipes for your next special dinner or treat!

Dairy-Free Recipes for Holidays, Birthdays and Special Occasions
Dairy-Free Recipes for Holidays, Birthdays and Special Occasions. If you're looking for dairy-free recipes for holidays, birthdays, and special occasions, you'll love this collection of dairy-free holiday recipes for everything from birthdays to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter! Most traditional holiday recipes and birthday cakes...

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