The Dairy Queen

Just a New England gal stuck in rural Virginia. Can be found avoiding dairy at all costs. Talents include speed reading ingredient labels and enjoying ice cream via smell. If I could major in Spotify playlist construction and dairy free cooking, I would. I have been blessed with a dairy allergy and have not touched a cheesy piece of pizza in years. Thus, here we are. I hope you find these recipes simple, inexpensive, and delicious. I have years of experience avoiding dairy, so hopefully my adventures can help you out.

Quick Steak Tacos

“All you need is love and tacos.” I made these last week and they tasted amazing! They were super quick, too. I made guacamole to go with, and it was a great dinner. INGREDIENTS: (serves 2 generously – easy to modify for # of people) 1 pound thin steak (you’ll cut it into slices, so […]

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Summer Pasta Salad

“What do you call a fake noodle?” “An impasta.” I made this for lunch last week with a side corn salsa (see snack menu!) and it was SO good. It was quick, too! INGREDIENTS: (feeds 3-4, or just 1 and save the leftovers!) 2 cups cooked pasta (I used penne) 2 handfuls fresh spinach leaves […]

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Summer Sweet Corn Salad

This salad is a-maize-ing. (ha) This is a summery small salad that goes well with pretty much anything. I think it would be perfect at a BBQ! I served it with Summer Pasta Salad (check lunch/dinner) and it was great. INGREDIENTS: (Feeds 3-4) 2 ears of corn, boiled 1 large tomato, seeded and diced 2 […]

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