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Dairy-Free Lemon Chicken and Tuscan Pasta Salad

September 5, 2017

Dairy-free lunch recipe, comin’ right up!

I loathe planning my lunches. It’s the hardest meal for me to plan. I get so tired of sandwiches and chips, but I want something that’s quick and easy. Throw in the complicating factor that I’m on a dairy-free diet because of breastfeeding, and planning lunches becomes a weekly battle.

I’m home to eat lunch on most days but that doesn’t mean I get a long lunch. Usually I scarf something down after I put Audrey down for a nap and before I start my non-baby work (e.g., chores, blog, hair/makeup, etc.). So when I discovered this Tuscan Pasta Salad it hit all the right notes for me – easy, dairy-free, delicious, quick and I can make a bunch of it and it lasts me all week. Here’s the recipe:

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