Soy milk has been the most popular alternative milk option for decades. Vegans and those who are lactose intolerant often choose soy-based on its high protein and similarity to cow’s milk.
But with an increase in awareness surrounding the negative environmental impact of producing soy milk, many environmentally conscious milk-free consumers are looking for other alternatives. Here are some of our favorites.
Almond milk is made from ground almonds and water. It is thick and creamy and is an excellent source of healthy fats.
Hemp milk is made from water and hemp seeds. The milk contains lots of vitamins, a reasonable dose of protein and omega-3. The taste is a little hard to get used to though.
Coconut milk is sweet and creamy. It contains plenty of vitamins including B-12. It is high in saturated fats, but it is a yummy treat for dairy-free drinkers.
Oat milk is rich in fiber and has a deliciously thick taste. Many cafes are starting to offer oat milk as an additional dairy-free alternative to soy.
Lastly, rice milk contains as much calcium as regular milk. It is less creamy so is great for people who prefer skimmed milk to full fat.