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There are various reasons why people go dairy free. Sometimes you want a dairy free recipe to make better choices for the environment and other times you go dairy free more out of need than choice. Regardless of your reasons for being dairy free we know how important this can be for yourself and your family. If you want to find some dairy free recipes we have you covered.

Why do people go dairy free?

Every family is different and some parents choose to give their kids a dairy free diet. One of the reasons is because they are embracing a vegan diet.

A family may choose to go vegan for different reasons, too. And if you click on the link above you will find more vegan recipes for your family.

A family doesn’t have to be vegan to be dairy free. You can choose to feed your kids a dairy free diet if for example your child is lactose intolerant.

Children sometimes have bad reactions to dairy, some can include;

  • Abdominal pain,
  • Diarrhea, and
  • Bloating.

Those are the typical signs of lactose intolerance, but of course, only a professional can diagnose. So do consult with your GP if your child is experiencing any of the above symptoms.

Going dairy free for the environment

Some families may want to go dairy free for the environment. The manure that dairy cows produce can cause greenhouse gas emmissions. These gases can and do contribue to climate change.

Some of the farming practices can be detrimental for the environment, too. And more than that, there are instances when the poor management and handling of fertilizers and manure can negatively affect water sources by polluting them.

Your reasons to go dairy free are all your own. But if you do need dairy free recipes we have you covered.

Have a look around the site and find something tasty to cook for your family.