In recent years, milk has come to take on multiple meanings. Made from nuts, seeds and vegetables, plant-based milk alternatives have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years because of their nutritional values and low impact on those with lactose intolerance or digestive disorders.
No matter if you are a vegan, vegetarian or are just experiment with a keto or plant-based lifestyle, plant-based milk is a healthy choice that can easily be made at home in a variety of different flavors.
Although there are a variety of milk alternative options out there, some have risen above the rest as the most popular option for consumers with a variety of dietary needs and taste preferences.
The folks at Snap Kitchen have broken down the 7 most popular plant-based milk available, including the nutritional content, taste and texture comparison to traditional cow’s milk and how to use these drinks in your favorite meals and recipes.
Almond, cashew and hazelnut are some of the most popular versions, made easily from nuts and water. Almond milk, in particular, has become a wellness sensation and can be found at most grocery stores and even restaurants across the nation.
Oat milk, a great option for those who are looking to regulate their digestive system, has been growing in popularity in recent years. And not only is oat milk thicker in texture than its nut-based counterparts, but it also has a smaller environmental footprint as it requires less water to create.
Regardless of your dietary needs and preferences, there is plant-based milk out there that will perfectly suit your body and lifestyle.
Check out the infographic below to learn about the nutritional breakdown of each option and get started on your journey to a dairy-free and healthy life.