Top Five Favorite Lactose-Free Recipes for Summer

Summer is a time when cookouts and get-togethers seem to happen every weekend, but if you have lactose intolerance, these events may not be as fun since you may feel limited by the food choices.

Enjoy summer gatherings again by wowing your guests or bringing the star dish to any party with our top five summertime lactose-free recipes:

  1. Almond Mocha Iced Coffee

This chilled coffee is perfect for those hot summer mornings or as an afternoon pick-me up. Make a large batch for a brunch or shower and your guests won’t want to leave!

  1. Banana Strawberry Licuado

Nothing is better to cool off during the summer than a cool and refreshing licuado, or smoothie. Try this banana strawberry one made with creamy lactose-free milk and the bright flavor of lime.

  1. Cheesy Guacamole

This guacamole has a secret ingredient that boosts its flavor and nutrition: protein-packed cottage cheese! It is perfect for a crowd served with corn chips and fresh vegetables.

  1. Chilled Avocado Soup

Chilled soups are perfect for summer parties and this one does not disappoint. With the creamy avocados and lactose-free milk, your guests will be begging for the recipe.

  1. Georgia Peach Preserves Sundaes

Peaches are synonymous with summer in the south and this sundae is the perfect sweet ending to any party. And the best part? You can indulge without any guilt!

Lactose intolerance does not need to stand in your way this summer. Whip up these delicious lactose-free recipes for a delicious and healthy summer.

Lanier Dabruzzi, MS, RD, LD

Southeast Dairy Association - Lanier Dabruzzi