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Reviewed Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Cheese Crostini

Dec 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is one of our favorites over on LactoseFreeLadies at Blogspot. This recipe is so creamy, you'd swear it has a heavy cream base! I used a little extra sage and carrots as well as swapped Smart Balance for butter to make it lactose free. Feel free to check out the post and let us know your thoughts! ""

Reviewed Spinach Parmesan Balls

Nov 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

One of my favorite appetizers around. It is so quick and so easy. I made a few changes including increasing the amount of spinach used (2 boxes instead of 1), adding some dijion mustard to it for a little zip and because I'm lactose intolerant, I used Veggie Parm Cheese Alternative (and Smart Balance) - my company never knew the difference. Al...

Reviewed Tex-Mex Rice and Black-Eyed Peas

Nov 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I loved this recipe! It was so quick and easy. I added shrimp to it and also some carmelized onions. Because I'm lactose intolerant I used Veggie cheese and Tofutti sour cream on top. To get my full take on this recipe, check out my entry and the lactosefreeladies blog on blogspot.""

Reviewed Smoked Salmon Quiche with Crispy Potato Crust

Nov 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great quiche! Love the hashbrowns!! Similar to judycopleand I used 5 eggs but because I'm lactose intolerant I used 3/4 cup of Tofutti cream cheese and 1/2 cup of Silk soy creamer. Also, I decided on caramelized red onions instead of leeks which were delicious. Judy's use of tomatoes sounds great too - I will incorporate that next time. If y...

Reviewed Braised Beef Shanks

Nov 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is an awesome cold winter day meal. I like to cook it on the stove first and then transfer to the oven. About an hour before completion, I throw in some "stew" veggies like pearl onions, parsnips, carrots, and mushrooms and cook a little while more until its almost stew like. I serve it over creamy (dairy free!) polenta. You won't regret ...

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