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What do you substitute for sour cream? What about a ranch like dressing? I use almond kill now and earth something or other butter. I love cheese but I know it's bothering me (and the baby- breastfeeding) I ate popcorn with the kids tonight and didn't even think about the butter. Everything I put in my mouth is a struggle n

I wanted to make tacos for dinner, but didn't want the cheese or sour cream so I said what's the point?

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Wow, talk about major auto- corrects. Sorry about all the typos! We need an iPhone app!

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I really don't think there is a sub for sour cream :( But I can have it and don't put it on my taco-less tacos half the time anyway, you know the tacos that don't have tomato either :blink: or refried beans :blink: My tacos have taco meat, cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce and half an avocado. Somehow, that seems to be sufficient at the moment. (But I admit I sometimes do add sour cream ;) )

I watched a cooking show last night where a vegan chef grated brazil nuts on his salad concoction instead of parmesan cheese. :)

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What do you substitute for sour cream? What about a ranch like dressing? I use almond kill now and earth something or other butter. I love cheese but I know it's bothering me (and the baby- breastfeeding) I ate popcorn with the kids tonight and didn't even think about the butter. Everything I put in my mouth is a struggle n

I wanted to make tacos for dinner, but didn't want the cheese or sour cream so I said what's the point?

Daiya cheese is a wonderful substitute for cheese....I'm lactose intolerant and soy intolerant and found this cheese substitute about a year ago in my local natural food store. It comes in mozzarella, pepperjack, and cheddar...and it melts. and can be frozen.Pizza is on the menu tonight.Oddly enough, I did NOT find it being sold at Whole Foods...at least not in Colorado Springs this summer.

www.daiyafoods.com/recipes

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What do you substitute for sour cream? What about a ranch like dressing? I use almond kill now and earth something or other butter. I love cheese but I know it's bothering me (and the baby- breastfeeding) I ate popcorn with the kids tonight and didn't even think about the butter. Everything I put in my mouth is a struggle n

I wanted to make tacos for dinner, but didn't want the cheese or sour cream so I said what's the point?

Funny. Near Mexico a taco is a fresh, soft, handmade tortilla wrapped around some good meat like carnitas or carne asada, with a dab of pico de gallo or guacamole. Sometimes there will be fried onions mixed in with the meat. Tacos were eaten in Mexico well before cows were brought to the Americas so they are traditionally dairy free. Usually only fish tacos are served with sour cream or cabbage slaw, and that's modern. If you're at a so-called Mexican restaurant, fajitas are much closer to what Mexicans consider tacos. Try making some guacamole instead of the sour cream, and make sure you've got a great-tasting pico de gallo with your tacos. :)

I had a hard time going off dairy recently. I crave cheese - probably that opiate effect. Eating a little avocado or some nuts helps because it gives me a little fat. The cravings went away after a few days and the only thing I miss is milk in my coffee. In dairy-free phases (I've done this twice now to get my gut to heal) I skip ranch-like dressings entirely. I use oil and vinegar or flavor salads with things like pickled beets, marinated artichoke hearts, pesto, or three-bean salad.

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I suppose you could whip some cashews in the blender with water until smooth, maybe add a pinch of guar gum for consistency, and a bit of citric acid or lemon juice for tartness. Otherwise avocado would be a good substitute I think. Just be sure never to cook avocado (turns bitter).

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Daiya cheese is a wonderful substitute for cheese....I'm lactose intolerant and soy intolerant and found this cheese substitute about a year ago in my local natural food store. It comes in mozzarella, pepperjack, and cheddar...and it melts. and can be frozen.Pizza is on the menu tonight.Oddly enough, I did NOT find it being sold at Whole Foods...at least not in Colorado Springs this summer.

www.daiyafoods.com/recipes

Thanks for the product suggestion! Looking that up, I believe it should be easy enough to make from scratch. I already have all the ingredients I need too. The ingredients for their mozzarella actually look pretty similar to something I made for myself some time ago, though it didn't melt.

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