How to Handle Dairy Withdrawal: 6 Recipes for New Vegans

For new vegans, one of the hardest adjustments isn’t the lack of meat – it’s how much they miss dairy. Thankfully, there are a ton of great recipes and options that can handle dairy withdrawals.

 Alfredo and Basil

Hurry Up Alfredo with Basil

Perfect when you need something quick and tasty. This Alfredo is a breeze to make and it pairs great with any kind of pasta. It’s even great on top of lasagna, steamed veggies, and other kind of casseroles so don’t be afraid to get creative.

Squash Risotto with Garlic and Basil


If you love Risotto, you’ll love this recipe. It’s perfect for summer nights and would even go great with other mixed veggies. It also serves about 4-6 which means you may not even have to cook the next night too 🙂

Potato Soup

Have you ever had any kind of potato related food that wasn’t good? I mean french fries, mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, and just about anything else potato related is almost always delightful. So why not add this potato soup recipe to your list too! It’s easy to make and pairs great with lots of other dishes.

Creamy Avocado Carbonara


Getting bored of soy cream and cashew cream to make your dishes creamy? Maybe it’s time for you to check out this awesome recipe that uses avocados to make your pasta sauce nice and creamy. This delectable dish requires only a few ingredients and is perfect for a tasty lunch.

Crispy Eggplant Parmesan and Pesto Sandwich

A recipe guaranteed to make any Italian food (and sandwich) lover proud. It spins off the classic Italian eggplant parmesan dish and turns it into a sandwich. If you’re a vegan sandwich lover this is a must try!

Tofu Squash Curry with Swiss Chard

An absolutely fantastic dish that can satisfy everyone! The squash and swiss chard pair incredibly well together and you’ll find this meal especially hearty thanks to the addition of tofu. Don’t let the moderately long list of ingredients fool you, this recipe isn’t very difficult to make at all. Make this your plan for dinner tonight!