The Ultimate Dairy Free Pantry Guide

Regardless of where you are in your dairy free journey, this dairy free pantry guide will help you find the ingredients you need to fully stock your pantry and fridge.

When we started eating dairy free, I found grocery shopping really frustrating. I never knew what to buy and I would spend endless amounts of time staring at ingredients lists only to get home and realize I bought the wrong thing.

After years of doing this, I’ve finally figured out my favorite products and dairy free grocery shopping is so much easier. I’ve put together a list of our go-to choices when we’re grocery shopping to help you navigate the chaos. We almost always have these products in our fridge or pantry on any given day.

They are definitely not the only options and they won’t necessarily be safe for everyone. Ingredients may change, please always check your labels and make sure the ingredients and allergy statements meet your needs before consuming any products.

I will be adding and removing items from this list as we try out new products and discover new ingredients. Have a favorite item that’s not listed? Tell us in the comments so we can check it out.

P.S. Did you know that you can ask your grocery store to stock items that they don’t already carry? Most stores will be happy to do so if they know it’s something customers want. Just ask!

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    November 1, 2018 at 8:04 am

    Our family, of which 4 of us are lactose intolerant, use Campbell’s Golden Mushroom Soup. I keep many cans in stock to use as a replacement in so many recipes. It’s a great substitute in green bean casserole, or as a gravy alternative mixed with Campbell’s beef consommé.

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      Melissa Belanger
      November 3, 2018 at 8:10 pm

      Oh interesting! I’ll have to check that out when I’m in a jam next time. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nicole Critch
    January 26, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    Where do you purchase your raw cashews?

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      Melissa Belanger
      January 28, 2019 at 9:52 am

      I usually buy mine at Fresh Thyme!

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