High-Protein, Vegetarian & Dairy-Free Meals for a Breastfeeding Mom?

High-Protein, Vegetarian & Dairy-Free Meals for a Breastfeeding Mom?

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Anjali Prasertong
Jan 31, 2014
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Q: I'm a breastfeeding mom and a vegetarian, and until now I've been eating eggs and various dairy products. But my four-month-old has has just been diagnosed as allergic to dairy, so I need to rethink my meals. I live in a small Southern city where I don't have access to things like vegan dairy substitutes.

Can you help me find healthy, dairy-free vegetarian or vegan meals that are high in protein, rely on common grocery store ingredients, and aren't super time consuming? Bonus points if I can make double and freeze half.

Sent by Sophia

Editor: Sophia, this Spiced Lentils With Egg recipe includes lentils, split peas and eggs for lots of protein, and the lentil mixture can be made ahead of time and frozen in single-serve portions.

Readers, do you have any ideas for high-protein, vegetarian, dairy-free recipes that rely on common grocery store ingredients?

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