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Dietary Modifications for Grateful Table

We strive to accommodate the needs of all families. Below please find recommended substitutes for our Rad-Families with dietary restrictions, compliments of VeegMama, a lifestyle blog sharing new approaches to healthy living through food, wellness, and personal fulfillment.

Gluten-Free
Grateful Green Beans >> Use gluten-free breadcrumbs.
Homemade Dinner Rolls >> Use gluten-free flour.
Thanksgiving Meatballs >> For the meatballs, use gluten-free oats such as Bob’s Red Mill. For the gravy, use gluten-free flour.

Dairy Allergy
Grateful Green Beans >> Use a dairy free Parmesan cheese, such as Go Veggie!.
Homemade Dinner Rolls >> Use Earth Balance instead of butter and almond or soy milk.
Thanksgiving Meatballs >> For the meatballs, use almond or soy milk. For the gravy, use Earth Balance instead of butter.

Vegetarian
Thanksgiving Meatballs >> For the meatballs, add 1 ¾ cups boiling water to 8 ounces of textured vegetable protein (TVP). Let it sit for at least 10 minutes and then use in place of the meat. For the gravy, use vegetable broth or Imagine’s no-chicken broth.

Vegan
Grateful Green Beans >> Use a dairy free Parmesan cheese, such as Go Veggie!.
Homemade Dinner Rolls >> Use Earth Balance instead of butter and almond or soy milk instead of dairy milk. Instead of the egg, use an egg replacer such as Ener-G or mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water until combined and gelatinous (replaces 1 egg).
Thanksgiving Meatballs >> For the meatballs, add 1 ¾ cups boiling water to 8 ounces of textured vegetable protein (TVP). Let it sit for at least 10 minutes and then use in place of the meat. For the gravy, use vegetable broth or Imagine’s no-chicken broth and Earth Balance instead of butter.