3 Lactose-Free Christmas Treats To Indulge In

Stomach cramps, indigestion, bloating, and diarrhea are all signs of lactose intolerance. Because nobody wants to deal with any of these nasty symptoms, we encourage our lactose intolerance patients to make some significant diet changes. However, during this time of year when there’s a lot of milk and cookies hanging around, it can be hard to say no to certain treats. To make sure that you can still indulge a without feeding into your lactose cravings, we have created a list a few lactose-free treats for you to indulge in.

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Hot Chocolate

The holidays wouldn’t’ be the holidays without at least a mug or two of hot chocolate, right? The good news about hot chocolate is that there are a bunch of different dairy-free mixes that you can pick up at your local grocery store. By adding a little bit of hot water to the mix, you can have a yummy treat without having to worry about health issues.

Sweeten Drinks With Almond Milk

Even though pumpkin spice season may be behind us, there are plenty of other types of lattes that you may want to indulge in. Usually, these types of lattes use a dairy creamer or milk, but since you want to avoid dairy, try substituting it with something like almond milk; that way you get the latte without the stomach cramps.

Lactose-Free Ice Cream

If you think about the holidays and all of the desserts two things probably come to mind: ice cream and whipping cream. These days, there are a bunch of different lactose-free ice creams and whipped toppings that you can put on your dessert, in your hot chocolate, or on top of your latte.

Having an intolerance to lactose doesn’t have to be a bummer during the holidays. To help you enjoy the same delicious treats as others, use these tips. To learn a little bit more, contact our New York City office at Call us.