Lactose Intolerance

Borderline Recipes

These recipes do have some milk or dairy. In the case of the baked goods, the baking can help reduce the amount of lactose in the food. The other recipes may have enough that will cause problems for some. This is a sort of "eat at your own risk" list.

Recipe Categories: Lactose Free | Borderline (this page) | Cheese-Containing


Apple Cinnamon Bread
Eggs Benedict
Banana Nut Muffins
Banana Nut Bread
Blueberry Muffins
Carrot Muffins
Cornbread Muffins
Date Nut Bread
Lemon Poppyseed Muffins
Orange Almond Muffins
Orange Blueberry Scones
Orange Cranberry Muffin
Pecan Peach Muffins
Pecan Sweet Potato Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Pumpkin Nut Muffins
Spice Pancakes
Scrambled Eggs
Yam Home Fries
Zucchini Bread


Caesar Salad
Curried Chicken Salad
Lemon Basil Orzo Salad
Papaya Poppyseed Dressing
Blue Cheese Dressing
Thousand Island Dressing
Chopped Salad with Wild Rice
Shrimp Salad
Chick Pea Salad
Roasted Beet and Fennel Salad
Salade Nicoise


Black Bean Chili
Shrimp Gazpacho


Barbara's Potato Salad
Black Bean Hummus
Black Bean Cakes
Roasted Potatoes
Tomato Polenta
Roasted Acorn Squash
Roasted Beets | Low Sodium Version
Roasted Corn on the Cob
Collard Greens
Lemon Butter Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Beets
Mashed Yams
Yam Home Fries | Low Sodium Version
Spiced Snap Peas


Hollandaise Sauce
Whole Wheat Biscuits

Main Course - Fish

Grouper with Silky Grapefruit Sauce
Mustard Glazed Salmon with Lentils
Halibut with Rosemary Maple Glaze | Low Sodium Version
Roasted Salmon with Red Thai Curry
Tuna with Ancho Fig Sauce

Main Course - Lamb / Pork

Mike’s Lamb Burgers
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Savory Peach Marmalade
Pork Chops with Caramelized Shallots
Pork Chops with Garlic Sauce
Pork Chops with Lime Curry Sauce
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Port Sauce

Main Course - Pasta / Pizza / Vegetarian

Butternut Squash Risotto
Red Pepper Orzo
Fettucine with Roasted Eggplant and Broccoli
Soft Corn Tacos
Zucchini Chèvre Risotto

Main Course - Shellfish

Mussels in White Wine and Herbed Butter
Shrimp Fra Diavolo | Low Sodium Version
Bay Scallops with White Wine and Herbed Butter

Main Course - Chicken

Chicken Corn Salad | Coumadin Safe Version Black Bean Chili
Risotto con Pollo
Seared Chicken Breasts with Cranberry Sauce

Main Course - Beef

Beef Bourguignon
Cottage Pie | Low Sodium Version
London Broil with Mushrooms Sautéed in Cognac
Pan Grilled Tenderloin with Beurre Bercy
Skirt Steak with Sauteed Mushrooms


Chocolate Souffle
Chocolate Sauce
Grilled Pineapple with Creamy Balsamic Sauce
Poached Pears with Orange Sour Cream