More than fifty million Americans suffer from some form of dairy intolerance. So what?s a dairy-aholic to do when dairy is no longer an option? In Recipes for Dairy-Free Living, chef and author Denise Jardine proves that you don?t have to give up the foods you love even if you have to give up dairy. With easy-to-prepare recipes and ingredient tips for over 100 innovative creations, Recipes for Dairy-Free Living presents delicious meals that mimic the rich and creamy flavors and textures of dairy products, from Strawberry Banana Pancakes and Potato Leek Soup, to Wild Mushroom Lasagna and Vanilla Custard Ice Cream. Having personally tested dozens of products, Jardine offers practical, informed advice for purchasing dairy-free items and includes nine special-occasion menus with detailed planning tips for year-round holiday entertaining. With an in-depth discussion of calcium absorption and a detailed chart showing calcium-rich fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, fish, nuts, and seeds, Recipes for Dairy-Free Living makes cooking dairy-free both tasty and satisfying.