If you’re considering ditching dairy milk and opting instead for non-dairy, plant-based milks, you probably have quite a few questions.
What exactly are plant-based milks and do they taste the same as dairy? Can they be added to breakfast cereals and used in smoothies? What about hot drinks? Do plant milks work in tea and coffee? How about the environmental aspect? Are they better for the planet? These are all very valid questions, but perhaps the most common consideration is whether or not switching to a plant-based milk is actually healthier than sticking to cow’s milk.
The answer to these questions isn’t straightforward, and with such a mind-boggling array of plant-based milks on offer it can become confusing. Not least due to the fact that you don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy the benefits and versatility of plant-based milks.
Here’s everything you need to know about switching to non-dairy milk.