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Soya and dairy free ideas please

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RosieBdy Sun 09-Jul-17 21:06:20

Hi all,

DD(8) was diagnosed 2 years ago with dairy intolerance and a dairy free diet has really helped various symptoms, but she still suffers with bloated stomach, very smells poos/gas, stomach pains etc

I've been back to the doctor who suggested we eliminate soya from her diet and has arranged a blood test for coeliac (after visiting the coeliac website it was like a giant checklist of ticks!) but obviously she needs to keep eating gluten before the blood test...

I'm trying to find bread that's not gluten free but doesn't contain soya flour... does anyone have any recommendations? If not, I guess she'll just have to have the gluten free, but eat other things that still contain gluten.

Also, she loves soya yoghurts, the soya ice cream etc, do you have any recommendations for anything similar that's dairy and soya free? I've ordered the rice milk for her to try (she doesn't like the almond milk) and I've seen a coconut based ice cream which we'll try.

Thank you. Any other top tips gratefully received!

Daffodil397 Sun 09-Jul-17 21:13:34

Chocolate coconut milk is really nice! (Alpro)

InMemoryOfSleep Sun 09-Jul-17 21:18:56

We have Oatly milk for my DS, it's fortified with calcium which is good, and I find it more palatable than the other non-dairy milks - it's quite creamy, lovely on cereal and great to cook with (doesn't curdle and behaves similarly to milk). We're also big fans of Coconut Collaborative and CoYo yoghurts, they're expensive but they're not full of sugar and other additives like so much dairy free stuff! I believe Coconut Collaborative also do some ice cream, which I haven't got round to trying but I hear is gorgeous.

Her symptoms sound exactly like the symptoms my DS had so it may well be a dairy allergy - hope she starts to feel better soon!

Fantasticmissfoxy Sun 09-Jul-17 21:18:56

Oatly oat milk products are really nice (milk, cream, creme fraiche and custard) Co-yo coconut yoghurt is nice, and good for replacing Greek yoghurt.
Ice cream wise, booja booja is amazing!!

RosieBdy Sun 09-Jul-17 21:35:00

Thank you all - I'll look out for them. Great to have some recommendations to try.

When we saw the consultant about DD's dairy intolerance, she said there probably were other things that DD was intolerant to, but that we needed to weigh up the ease of just coping with avoiding dairy and the more awkward way of trying to eliminate other things too.

At the time, cutting out dairy relieved the worst of her symptoms so we were happy with that, but she's still in pain so it doesn't seem fair to not explore other options, no matter how awkward that is!

Thanks again for your suggestions.

whoknewitwastrue Sun 09-Jul-17 23:37:51

DS is allergic to dairy, soy and eggs. These breads are soya free -

white bloomer

seeded loaf

Pitts bread and part bake bread rolls are also usually soya free too.

Oatly cream makes a nice pasta sauce.

Del monte do sorbet lollies which are amazing. The apro almond milk ice crease are pretty good to.

Co-yo yogurts are nice and good for cooking with.

RosieBdy Mon 10-Jul-17 07:08:13

Thanks whoknewitwastrue particularly for the bread - I spent ages on Asda's app last night trying to find bread that had no soya flour in! I normally do a 'dairy free run' to Tesco once a month, so can easily pick up that one and Waitrose is easy to get to too - brilliant!
I'll look forward to trying the Del Monte sorbet lollies!
I'd forgotten the oatly cream - she used to like that to make a 'cheesy' sauce for pasta.
Thanks again everyone.

fraggle84 Mon 10-Jul-17 11:24:28

Aldi finest seeded bread, Asda finest seeded, there's a brand called Jacksons that's stocked in Morrisons, Tesco & Waitrose & all their bread is dairy & Soya free

Soya is in loads of gravy so switch to the knorr gravy pots

Another find was natures store chocolate spread that's just like Nutella

Alpro chocolate hazelnut ice cream
We did it for 2 years, feel free to pm me if you need any product help

EveryoneTalkAboutPopMusic Mon 10-Jul-17 16:16:52

New York bagels cinnamon and raisin are DF and sf. Great spread with Pure smile

RosieBdy Mon 10-Jul-17 21:44:21

Thanks for the replies.
I managed to get some of the Jacksons bread in Waitrose today and she loves wraps, which are soya free for our normal brand, so that's a good start!
Also pIcked up some Alpro chocolate coconut milk.
Thanks again for all your ideas and help.

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