Dairy

Almond Milk

Almond Milk

What is almond milk? “Milk” made from water and almonds, usually thinner in consistency than dairy milks. Why choose almond milk over cow’s milk? The most obvious reason is because it’s a plant milk, it doesn’t contain any lactose so is a great option for […]

Cashew Milk

Cashew Milk

What is cashew milk? “Milk” made from cashews and water. It has a thick, creamy consistency similar to dairy milk. Why choose cashew milk over almond milk? I like it better for a couple of reasons: 1) You don’t have to strain it if making […]

Goat’s Milk Cheese

Goat’s Milk Cheese

What is goat’s milk cheese? Cheese made from goat’s milk, also known as chèvre. It’s soft and spreadable. Why is goat’s milk cheese better than cow’s milk cheese? If you love cheese but are looking to cut down on fat and cholesterol, then goat’s milk […]

Greek Yogurt

Greek Yogurt

What is Greek yogurt? A thick-textured, creamier yogurt. It’s made from either cow’s or goat’s milk. How do they make Greek yogurt thicker and creamier? After heating the milk, adding the bacterial cultures and allowing the milk to gel into regular yogurt, they then take […]

Kefir

Kefir

What is kefir? A milk/yogurt product that contains beneficial gut bacteria. It’s more liquidy than regular or Greek yogurt. What do you mean kefir has ‘beneficial gut bacteria’? There are good and bad bacterias in your gut (intestines) at any given point. Greek, regular yogurt […]