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Questions tagged [dairy-substitutes]

About plant-based substitutes for dairy products (such as milk, butter, cheese, cream and yogurt). Alternatives to these products are often made from soya, almonds, cashews, coconut, rice, oats, hemp seeds, or other nuts and grains. Dairy substitutes may have vitamins and minerals added.This tag ...

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Anyone know why Costco / Target pulled 'Just Mayo'?

I was so happy to buy 'Just Mayo' at Costco but it doesn't appear to be there anymore.
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What vegan food or drink helps to cool off after spicy food?

When people eat something that's too spicy and they want to relieve the heat, one thing that's common to drink is full-fat milk or cream. What would be a good dairy-free, vegan alternative food or ...
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Vegan cheesecake?

Can a cheesecake be vegan? This is mostly curiousness on my part though if a cheesecake can be made commercially sugar-free why can’t it be made vegan commercially?
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What can replace milk, for vegan pancakes without eggs?

Please see the question in the title. My goal is to make vegan pancakes without: eggs, milk, any milk alternative that uses Natural Flavours, like soy or coconut milk. I live in Ontario, Canada and ...
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Which plant-based milks have the highest protein content?

I normally buy soy milk because I prefer the taste and consistency, and also because it's a good source of protein. But I noticed that some other non-dairy milks such as coconut milk seem to have very ...
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Which Canadian pizza chain restaurants offer dairy-free cheese?

I know that Panago has been offering Daiya cheese on Pizza since 2015 but I don't know of any other pizza chain restaurants offering dairy-free cheese in Canada. Is Panago the only one?
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Why does dairy-free ice cream get so hard?

The first time I tried storebought dairy-free ice cream I could barely even wedge a scoop into it after taking it out of the freezer because it was so hard. I had never had that problem in the past ...
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How can I make rice mylk/milk that tastes sweet without adding sugars/sweeteners of any kind?

This follows on from my question Is it safe to make mylk/milk from rice? which I realise was trying to ask two questions (if not three...) I notice that the rice mylk I buy has a wonderful sweet ...
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What's the difference between lactose-free and dairy-free?

Various products in the supermarket, such as skim milk, whole milk, ice cream, butter, and whipping cream are labelled as "lactose-free". Are these products appropriate to serve to a vegan? What is ...
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Is it safe to make mylk/milk from rice?

I live in the UK. At some point, I was taught that cooked rice that has been left for a while can cause illness. More recently I've become aware that many people make healthy fermented dishes from ...
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Vegan egg nog for the holidays?

With the holidays coming up this question seems relevant, so here it goes, would it be possible to make a vegan egg nog?
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What can I swap for cream that's still “creamy”?

I have a lot of recipes that call for heavy cream, half-and-half, or milk. I'd really like to ditch the dairy -- but while I can swap soy, almond, or something else for plain milk, I have a much ...
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What are well known smoked cheese alternatives?

What alternatives are well known or can be purchased in local supermarkets which taste most similar to smoked cheese? Note: I'm living in the UK and shop weekly so I'm looking for alternatives I ...
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How can I make vegan ice cream myself without expensive equipment?

I really love vegan ice cream, and I would love to learn how to make it myself. I know the banana trick*, but I want something richer. The ice creams I buy are coconut, cashew or rice based. I have ...
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Why is vegan cheese nicknamed Gary?

I have a friend who is a vegan and for some reason she, and many other people, seem to call Vegan cheese Gary. Why is vegan cheese nicknamed Gary though? Where did this come from? I am from the UK ...
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Are there any vegan chocolate spreads which taste like Nutella available in the UK?

I am looking for a vegan chocolate spread that tastes similiarly to Nutella which would be available in the UK. I am open to some differences in taste, but I would ideally want something with ...
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How can I approximate the flavour of butter in savoury dishes?

I used to make dishes like risotto, for example, with dairy butter. Is there a vegan way to approximate that rich flavour? It would be awesome if I could do this with simple ingredients rather than ...
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Can prebiotics substitute for consumption of probiotics in vegan diet?

Prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients that promote growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines. They can be found for example in legumes and oats. As a vegan who does not eat ...
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Are probiotics added to soy milk of vegan origin?

I have been looking for probiotics in vegan foods and I have found couple of references (1, 2) saying that although soy milk contains some probiotics naturally, these are added to it as well. I ...
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Why do vegans call milk “mylk”?

I saw that vegans often use the word mylk instead of milk, like in this answer. Why do vegans call milk mylk?
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Which sort of soy milk makers automate the most steps?

Making soymilk (or nut milk) by hand calls for lots of blending, cooking and straining. Which machines or machine categories automate most of the steps? Are there non-industrial (i.e. consumer market)...
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How can I get the same rise in baked goods when I replace cow milk with almond milk?

We're attempting to reduce dairy consumption in many of our staple foods. Almond milk has worked very nicely for some things, but in baked goods I'm often failing. If a recipe involves baking soda or ...
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How does the cost of production of soya milk compare to cow's milk?

Raising a large animal seems, at first glance, like a much less efficient way to produce some kind of 'milk' than merely growing plants and processing them with machines. Yet somehow, where I live at ...
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Is there a vegan cheese I can use for pizzas?

This weekend, I'm inviting friends at home to play online together. As every time they come, we have pizzas. But this time, I would like to prepare vegan pizzas for them. I'm therefore wondering if ...
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What can substitute for cow's milk in a vegan breakfast?

Every morning, I generally eat cereal with milk As I'm going vegan, I replaced the milk with organic soy drink with vanilla (that I greatly prefer to milk). But I wonder if it is a good substitute ...
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Are there vegan formula options for infants?

If I am unable to breastfeed and I want to avoid dairy-based products, what are my options for formula?
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How can I make a pleasant vegan latte? Soy milk often curdles in heat

I love coffee, but I find that usually when I pour soy milk into my coffee, it separates or curdles in some way and becomes utterly vile. Do any other non-dairy milks or specific soy brands produce ...