It’s World Plant Milk Day! To celebrate all of the amazing milk-substitutes out there, here are 20 incredible plant milk recipes for you to enjoy.
Worldwide sales of plant-based milks are rising worldwide as more and more people turn to non-dairy alternatives. Now that there are so many healthy (and delicious) alternatives to animal milk on the market, further animal suffering is unnecessary. The mission of World Plant Milk Day is to celebrate plant milk and encourage people to make the swap. Here are 20 plant milk recipes to inspire you!
Homemade Plant-Based Milk
Coconut Milk by Tori Avey
This simple recipe teaches to you how to make your own coconut milk. Using only 4 ingredients, you can create a dairy-substitute used in dishes from cake to curry!
Vanilla-Cinnamon Almond Milk by Oh She Glows
Why not put a new spin on classic almond milk? This plant-based milk has an intense vanilla flavour. It is perfect for dipping cookies in or adding to cereal or smoothies.
Homemade Rice Milk by Don’t Waste The Crumbs
Create this incredibly simple milk with only two ingredients and a blender. It’s a good idea to blend the mixture more than once for a smoother consistency.
Oat Milk by A Virtual Vegan
You can make this oat milk in less than 20 minutes! Once again, it requires few ingredients and doesn’t even need a nut milk bag. Great for when you have no milk in the fridge.
Soy Milk by Rasa Malaysia
Soy milk has definitely gained popularity over recent years. This soy milk is made with organic and non-GMO soybeans, making it an even healthier alternative.
Drinks made with plant-based milk
Vegan Strawberry Coconut Milkshake by Beaming Baker
This milkshake not only looks divine, but is gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo too! Made with coconut milk and frozen fruit, it is the ultimate refreshment on a hot day.
Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Shake by Simple Vegan Blog
Somewhat surprisingly, this rice milk drink can actually be quite healthy! The recipe is packed with substitutes and recommendations, so it can be tailored to your tastes.
Vegan Instant Coffee by Archana’s Kitchen
Start your day off right with this soy milk instant coffee. It’s energising and rich in essential proteins. Best of all, it can be prepared in 5 minutes or less.
Cold Brew Caramel Frappuccino by Minimalist Baker
Date caramel, almond milk ice cubes and cold brew coffee – what a combination! With 3 ingredients, 1 blender and 5 minutes, you can whip up an indulgent, creamy homemade brew.
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte by Detoxinista
We’re all waiting for the Pumpkin Spice Latte to reappear at Starbucks, but in the meantime, use some almond milk for an easier, cheaper way of enjoying the worldwide favourite.
Decadent Vegan Hot Chocolate by Loving It Vegan
Its name doesn’t lie – this warming drink is definitely decadent! Use soy or almond milk to create this rich beverage, and top generously with vegan whipped cream.
Vegan Energy Boosting Smoothie by Kara Lydon
Jumpstart your day with this amazing smoothie! In this drink, almond milk, silken tofu, frozen fruit and walnuts work together to combat fatigue and fight dehydration.
Food made with plant-based milk
Homemade Vegan Yoghurt by Naturally Nina
Learn to make your own healthy vegan yoghurt with this simple recipe. Use organic soy milk to create a yoghurt that is full of probiotics, fibre, calcium and plant protein.
The Ultimate Vegan Cheese Sauce by Chocolate Covered Katie
Craving cheesy pasta? This vegan cheese sauce takes a mere 5 minutes! Experiment with different unsweetened plant-based milks to find your favourite.
Creamy Coconut Milk Vegan Korma by Connoisseurus Veg
Coconut milk is perfect in curry! This recipe takes very little prep and swaps out heavy cream for coconut milk, claiming that it makes the dish taste even better.
The Best Vegan Buttercream by Gretchen’s Vegan Bakery
Approved by a bakery owner, this buttercream recipe uses plant-based milk to create a light, fluffy buttercream that keeps its shape and pipes incredibly well.
Perfect French Toast Recipe by Add A Pinch
Breakfast and brunch will never be the same! Add coconut or almond milk to the dipping mix to give the bread a sweet taste. Then top with syrup for a real treat!
Dairy-Free Cranberry Almond Bread Pudding by Homemade Interest
This aromatic, sweet and nutty dessert is easily made with almond milk and is full of cranberries and almonds. It can be served warm or at room temperature.
One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta by Yup … It’s Vegan!
Fans of fettuccine alfredo will go wild for this recipe. Plain, unsweetened plant milk is used to give this dish its creamy texture. It’s ready in 30 minutes and perfect served with veggies.
Paleo and Vegan Acai Bowl by The Movement Menu
Acai bowls are all over the internet right now. Everyone is giving them a try! This one contains all kinds of nutrient-dense ingredients, and tastes as good as it looks!
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