Dairy-free milk is a common source of nutrition for many following a plant-based diet. You can use it for coffee, oatmeal, to dip your cookies in, to sip before bed and for baking sweet, delicious vegan desserts. Going dairy-free is also better for the environment and of course, the animals. So without further chatter, keep reading for the ultimate dairy-free milk guide, from choosing flavors to different recipe options for a dairy-free life!
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When it comes to non-dairy milk, there are more choices than ever. The shelves are filled with soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, cashew milk, hemp milk, coconut milk, oat milk and more! It makes sense since we know that non-dairy milk is much healthier than cow’s milk. So read this to figure out Which Milk for What Recipe: A Non-Dairy Milk Guide for All Your Cooking and Baking Needs.
If you can’t figure out Why Non-Dairy Milk Beats Dairy Milk Every Time, then this post will do wonders for you. So why the explosion in this vegan milk selection and sales in the United States? There are many factors at play ranging from the rising price of dairy milk, blown up scares of contamination in some varieties (just like any other food) that linger in consumer conscience, allergies to nuts, gluten intolerance, and more.
Have you ever had a leftover can of coconut milk lying around in your fridge, and were perplexed by what to do with it? Thankfully, canned coconut milk is a very common ingredient in plant-based cooking, and can be used in both savory and sweet dishes alike to achieve a decadent, creamy texture! Canned coconut milk is also readily available in most major grocery stores, very inexpensive to buy, and a healthier source of fat than dairy products.
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These days there’s no shortage of different varieties of plant-based milk to choose from. Some people prefer plant milk made from nuts; others enjoy milk made from seeds. Even if you decided you were only ever going to purchase and drink almond milk for the rest of your life, you’d still have a bounty of different brands to choose between. Plant-based milk is the drink of the future — and to help celebrate today, we’re going to help you learn how to make your own.
Whether you can believe it or not, we’re already approaching the end of 2017 — and it has been a fantastic year for the plant-based food industry, particularly for the dairy-free milk alternative sector. According to a trend report by Innova Market Insights, the plant-based milk industry is set to reach 16.3 billion in 2018, up from 7.4 billion in 2010. The rapid growth of the industry shows that now, more than ever, consumers are drifting away from cow’s milk and choosing dairy-free and vegan alternatives such as almond milk, coconut milk, pea milk, and more. Reasons for this shift away from dairy range from health and allergies to animal welfare and environmental concerns.
Over the last few years, the plant-based milk dairy-free beverage alternative sectors have experienced something of a ripple-effect that shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon; in fact, it’s quite the contrary. Not only is the plant-based milk is set to reach $16.3 billion in 2018, but the sheer variety of commercially available plant-based milks seems to be growing every day.
Forget that it’s trendy — coconut is one of most unique foods on the planet and one of the best for you too! It has a unique fatty acid and amino acid structure unlike no other food; it’s filled with electrolytes, B vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, and to beat all, there are multiple ways you can use all parts of the coconut
The non-dairy milk industry isn’t just booming – it’s soaring sky-high above the dairy milk industry, which is declining progressively year after year. Like many of you, I started drinking non-dairy milk several years ago when I realized the detrimental effects of dairy milk. Unsweetened almond milk is now a regular staple in my home and I go through at least four cartons every single week. Whatever your choice of non-dairy milk is, whether it be coconut, almond, soy, flax, hemp, oat, rice, or cashew, there are many ways to enjoy non-dairy milk besides in your coffee, smoothies, or straight out of a glass. Want to make your own at home? Check out this recipe for step by step instructions to make your own homemade almond milk.
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