Lightened Up Fettuccine Alfredo

Healthy, dairy-free and absolutely life changing. The secret to lighter Fettuccine Alfredo is all in a one-of-a-kind sauce. I can’t stop making it!

Lightened Up Fettuccine Alfredo

Happy Monday morning, everyone! If I don’t jump right in, I might just explode. Because I’ve been dreaming of and cooking up a storm like it’s my job. Well, it sort of is. The weird thing is that I’ve been making the same thing over and over again. It’s so unlike me to stick with the same recipe and see how many different ways I can incorporate it into our lives.

There are just a few dishes that I tend to make on the regular, but most of what I prepare for dinner involves new recipes and serving up whatever my fellow food bloggers are sharing. I love change and am always trying out something new. At least when it comes to food.

But THIS SAUCE. I can’t seem to get over it.

Lightened Up Fettuccine Alfredo

There have been several attempts at recreating some of my husband’s favorite dishes ever since finding out that lactose just isn’t his best friend. Luckily, there are many substitutions that work extremely well when it comes to emulating butter, yogurt and cheese. Or so we keep telling ourselves, ha. Yes, most of the time (with exceptions to baking and chocolate) I stand in solidarity with Adam and consume far less dairy than I used to. Which means my non-lactose game has to be on point or I couldn’t do it.

But I thought I’d challenge myself and try to come up with a creamy dish that not only wins in the non-dairy department, but also brings true nutritional value and health benefits to the table.

The clear winner is in the sauce. [Read more…]