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March 2020 Dietary Modification Guide

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our March 2020 Pie Day! kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Chill Out Choco Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Instead of sweetened condensed milk you can buy sweetened condensed coconut milk
  • Instead of heavy whipping cream, Silk makes a non-dairy alternative or there are almond, coconut or oat cream options.
  • Instead of butter, use a plant–based spread like Earth Balance Original.

2. Gluten-Free

  • Mi-Del brand or other Gluten Free Graham cracker crust

3. Vegan

  • Instead of sweetened condensed milk you can buy sweetened condensed coconut milk
  • Instead of heavy whipping cream, Silk makes a non-dairy alternative or there are almond, coconut or oat cream options.
  • Instead of butter, use a plant–based spread like Earth Balance Original.

Fun Day Frittata Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Dairy-free cheddar cheese (like Daiya)

2. Vegan

  • Plant based egg replacer
  • Dairy-free cheddar cheese
  • Do not add additional salt as egg replacer tends to already have sodium

Pasta Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Dairy Free mozzarella cheese
  • Dairy Free parmesan cheese

2. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of wheat pasta, use a lentil-based, rice-based, or other gluten-free pasta.

3. Vegan

  • Dairy Free Mozzarella
  • Dairy Free Parmesan

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Feb 2020 Dietary Modification Guide

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our February 2020 Cozy Cookin’ kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Easy Peasy Mac ‘n Cheesy

1. Dairy-Free

  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original.
  • Instead of cow’s milk, use an alternative milk like almond or coconut.
  • Instead of cheddar and American cheeses, use vegan substitutes like Daiya brand’s cheddar style and American style slices.

2. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of wheat pasta, use a lentil-based, rice-based, or other gluten-free pasta.

3. Vegan

  • Instead of butter, use a plant–based spread like Earth Balance Original.
  • Instead of cow’s milk, use an alternative milk like almond or coconut.
  • Instead of cheddar and American cheeses, use vegan substitutes like Daiya brand’s cheddar style and American style slices.

Chilly Day Chili

1. Vegetarian

  • Start cooking with step 2. 
  • In step 3, leave out meat. 
  • In step 4, add in an additional 15-ounce can of kidney, garbanzo, black, pinto, or cannellini beans.   

Choc Full o’ Chips Cookies

1. Dairy-Free

  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original, and make sure that it is well-refrigerated before creaming with sugar. Fully chill again before baking, and pack firmly pack each dough ball while placing it on the baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes. 

2. Egg-Free

  • Instead of two eggs, use the equivalent amount of a supermarket brand egg substitute like Ener-G Egg Replacer.

3. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of wheat flour, use a gluten-free flour mix like Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour.

4. Vegan

  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original, and make sure that it is well-refrigerated before creaming with sugar. 
  • Instead of two eggs, use the equivalent amount of a supermarket brand egg substitute like Ener-G Egg Replacer. 
  • Fully chill again before baking, and firmly pack each dough ball while placing it on the baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes. 

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Jan 2020 Dietary Modification Guide

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Need a modification made to one of our recipes in the January 2020, “Fresh Start” kit? Check out our suggestions below.  

Honey Bear Bars

1. Dairy Free  

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of chocolate chips use raisins, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, sunflower seeds, or coconut chips.

2. Vegan  

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of chocolate chips use raisins, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, sunflower seeds, or coconut chips.

Green Eggs & Ham 

1. Dairy-Free  

  • Instead of butter use vegetable oil.
  • Omit the cheese or use a plant-based or dairy-free cheese alternative such as Daiya or Tofutti.

2. Egg-Free

  • Instead of eggs, in step 3, warm a tortilla in a pan, add your filling, fold it over and enjoy!

3. Vegetarian 

  • Omit the ham altogether or use tofu.

Happy Heart Pancakes 

1. Dairy-Free  

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of buttermilk use 2 cups plant-based milk alternative plus 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice.

2. Egg-Free

  • Instead of an egg use 2 small bananas.

3. Vegan

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of buttermilk use 2 cups plant-based milk alternative plus 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice.
  • Instead of eggs use 2 small bananas.

4. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of regular flour use an equal amount of gluten-free flour like Bob’s Red Mill. 1:1 Gluten-Free Baking Flour.
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Dec 2019 Dietary Modification Guide

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Need a modification made to one of our recipes in the December 2019, “Decorate To Celebrate” kit? Check out our suggestions below.  

French Toast Flurry

1. Dairy-Free  

  • Instead of milk use a dairy-free alternative such as almond or soy.
  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.

2. Egg-Free

  • Instead of egg use 1 tablespoon chia + 3 tablespoons water.  Wait at least 5 minutes until it is gelatinous.

3. Vegan

  • Instead of milk use a dairy free alternative such as almond or soy.
  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of egg use 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 3 tablespoons water.

4. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of regular bread, use gluten-free bread such as Udi’s.

Gingerbread Friends

1. Dairy-Free  

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.  

2. Egg-Free  

  • Instead of egg use 1 tablespoon flax + 3 tablespoons water. Let it sit for 5 minutes.  

3. Vegan

  • Instead of butter use coconut oil.
  • Instead of egg use 1 tablespoon flax + 3 tablespoons water. Let it sit for 5 minutes.  

4. Gluten-Free

  • Instead of regular flour use an equal amount of gluten-free flour like Bob’s Red Mill. 1:1 Gluten-Free Baking Flour.