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Recipe Type: Kid Friendly

Nana’s Famous (Egg-Free) Potato Salad

It’s the most delicious accompaniment to all your cookout and BBQ main dishes, but if you’re allergic to eggs, soy and dairy, your best bet is to make your own. This version is a riff on my Nana’s iconic recipe, and in my opinion, it’s what summer dreams are made of.

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Pasta e Fagioli

It’s Nonna’s favorite meal, with two hacks that make it a breeze: the beans automatically soak while they’re freezing and defrosting, and the pasta goes right in at the end, no boiling required.

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Sunbutter Elvis Popsicles

Did you know Elvis’s favorite flavor combination was bananas, chocolate and peanut butter? This fudgy popsicle captures the flavors that stole The King’s heart, but is safe for those of us with nut allergies.

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Dairy-Free Mango Lassis

The perfect accompaniment to spicy Indian food is a cooling, creamy and sweet Mango Lassi. The traditional version, with yogurt and milk, is a no-go for people with dairy allergies and intolerances, but my version subs in coconut yogurt and oat milk and is just as delicious.

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Hey there, I'm Liz!

As a former food editor and everyday home cook, I’ve spent the past 15+ years testing, tasting and saving delicious, Octofree recipes for my family. It’s with lots of love that I share the best of the bunch with you, along with tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way.

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