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Beach Days Dietary Modifications

Beach Days Dietary Modifications

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our June 2020 Beach Days kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Fish n’ Dip

  1. Dairy-Free
    • Replace butter with Earth’s Best butter alternative
  1. Gluten-Free
    • Use a Gluten-Free flour alternative
    • Aleia’s makes a Gluten-Free panko breadcrumbs alternative
  1. Vegetarian
    • Use a vegetarian alternative to cod like Vivera, who make a vegan fish fillet
  1. Vegan
    • Use a vegetarian alternative to cod like Vivera, who make a vegan fish fillet
    • Replace butter with Earth’s Best butter alternative
    • Instead of egg batter use vegetable oil

Tartar Sauce

  1. Dairy-Free and Vegan
    • Replace mayonnaise with a vegan alternative

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Mexican Fiesta Dietary Modifications

Dietary Modifications for Mexican Fiesta

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our May 2020 Mexican Fiesta kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Horchata (already vegan)

  1. Nut-Free
    • Remove almonds, no need to replace

Margarita’s Meatball Soup

  1. Dairy-Free
    • Remove egg from meatball mixture (no need to replace)
  1. Gluten-Free
    • Use gluten free breadcrumbs for the meatballs
  1.  Vegetarian 
    • Use vegetable broth instead of beef broth.  
    • Use Beyond Burger or other vegetable based meat substitute
  1.   Vegan
    • Use vegetable broth instead of beef broth.  
    • Use Beyond Burger or other vegetable based meat substitute
    • Remove egg from meatball mixture (no need to replace)

Teeny Beeny Taquitos 

  1.  Naturally Dairy-free, Gluten-Free and Vegan!
  2.  Remove sour cream from Dipping sauce
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April Fools! Dietary Modification Guide

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our April 2020 April Fools  kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Beef Cakes

1. Dairy-Free

  • (For potatoes) Earth’s Balance butter substitute for potatoes instead of cream cheese, sour cream and butter

2. Gluten-Free

  • Gluten free breadcrumbs

3. Vegetarian

  • Beyond Burger meat, eliminate salt in Step 1

4. Vegan

  • Beyond Burger meat, eliminate salt in Step 1
  • (For Potatoes) Earth’s balance butter substitute instead of cream cheese, sour cream and butter

Shhh…sushi

1. Dairy-Free

  • Replace cheese with veggies

2. Vegetarian

  • Replace turkey with tofu

3. Vegan

  • Replace turkey with tofu and cheese with veggies

Corny Cupcakes

1. Dairy-Free

  • Non dairy yogurt made from coconut, almond or soy
  • Earth’s Balance vegan butter instead of regular butter
  • Coconut, oat or other non-dairy milk

2. Gluten-Free

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

3. Vegan

  • Instead of two eggs, use 2 ripe bananas or 2 tablespoons applesauce.
  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original
  • Non dairy yogurt made from coconut, almond or soy
  • (For frosting) – Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original, and make sure that it is well-refrigerated before creaming with sugar.
  • Replace milk with Coconut, Almond, Oat or Soy milk.
  • You can find a gelatin free version of marshmallows in some stores and online.

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Pi Day Dietary Modifications

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We want everyone to enjoy our delicious March 2020 Pi Day recipes! If you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in this cooking kit, check out the suggestions below:

Chill Out Choco Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Instead of sweetened condensed milk, use sweetened condensed coconut milk.
  • Instead of heavy whipping cream, Silk brand makes a non-dairy alternative, and there are also other almond, coconut, or oat cream options available.
  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original.

2. Gluten-Free

  • Use Mi-Del brand or another gluten-free graham cracker crust.

3. Vegan

  • Instead of sweetened condensed milk, use sweetened condensed coconut milk.
  • Instead of heavy whipping cream,Silk brand makes a non-dairy alternative, and there are also other almond, coconut, or oat cream options available.
  • Instead of butter, use a plant-based spread like Earth Balance Original.

Fun Day Frittata Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Use a dairy-free cheddar cheese, like Daiya brand.

2. Vegan

  • Use a plant-based egg replacer.
  • Use a dairy-free cheddar cheese, like Daiya brand.
  • Do not add additional salt, as egg replacer tends to have sodium.

Primo Pasta Pie

1. Dairy-Free

  • Use dairy-free mozzarella cheese.
  • Use dairy-free Parmesan cheese.

2. Gluten-Free

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

3. Vegan

  • Use dairy-free mozzarella cheese.
  • Use dairy-free Parmesan cheese.

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Cozy Cookin’ Dietary Modifications

Dietary Modifications for Cozy Cookin'

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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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Fresh Start Dietary Modifications

Dietary Modifications for Fresh Start

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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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Decorate to Celebrate Dietary Modifications

Dietary Modifications for Decorate to Celebrate

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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.