Favorite Non Dairy Milk?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Busy bee

I find almond works pretty good for cooking. Vita soy has an amazing mint chocolate milk!

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We always have an unsweetened vanilla almond and an unsweetened coconut milk on hand. Coco milk is thinner so Fh likes it for cereal, I usually mix em up. I say get a few and test them out but definitely stick to the unsweetened!

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@chocolatecoveredstrawberry:  I looooove rice milk! But I think Rice Dream is a little watery and I prefer the Kirkland Organic Rice Milk from Costco. Almond milk is good in cereal but I personally don’t like it as a milk replacer…it has a flavor. My neighbor keeps mentioning hemp milk and I keep meaning to try it but I always forget.

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Rice is ok, almond is ok. to don’t like the texture of them, though. If your migraines are linked to hormones, it’d be a good idea to avoid soy, even though it’s the most milk-like replacement.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

I like rice dream. 

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I am so in love with vanilla almond milk. I’ve had sweetened and unsweetened, I think both are tasty alternatives. 

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Almond is my favorite, and definitely do not do soy.

Post # 13
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Helper bee

I LOOOOVE almond, both sweetened and unsweetened varieties, so this is my vote.

Coconut milk (not canned) is also pretty good. I like using it (as well as canned coconut milk) in baking when I know someone who has a nut allergy is going to be eating the food. It makes everything tastey. High-fat canned coconut milk has a layer of fatty cream, that when chilled can make a “whipped cream” of sorts. It’s a great healthy alternative to having wipped cream with desserts and fruit dips. 😀

I haven’t had it, but I have heard hemp milk is very nutritious for you, tastey, and it has a high percentage of calcium, omega and amino acids, and so much more. I plan to buy this next time I am at the supermarket.

However, try a few different brands of each type of milk. Some brands taste different for the same type of milk. I hate most brands of coconut milk but there is one that I sometimes get. I forget what it is called, but it is really good.

Post # 14
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Blushing bee

I like unsweetened vanilla almond milk for drinking and with cereal, but I prefer unsweetened coconut milk for smoothies because the flavor doesn’t stand out as much.

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I like unsweetened almond milk, the plain kind, not vanilla. I got the vanilla by accident once and it’s just too sweet for me. I’ll drink it and use it for cereal but I haven’t tried to use it in cooking yet.

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I quite like soy and rice milk. I haven’t tried almond but one of my friends raves about it so I’m keen to try it out

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