Just as human babies drink milk from their moms, baby cows drink their mothers’ milk. But humans shouldn’t drink cow’s milk—or any other animals’ milk! Mammals only produce it for one reason: to feed their babies. But the dairy industry separates mother cows from their calves so that it can take their milk and make money by selling it to humans. How horrible is that?!
So what can you use to pour over your cereal in the mornings or dunk your chocolate chip cookies into instead of cow’s milk? Great question! There are so many vegan milks to choose from—so you can still get that yummy creamy taste without any of the suffering. Plus, they’re available at stores like Walmart, Target, Safeway, Kroger, and others, which makes it really easy for your parents to swap cow’s milk with vegan milk while out grocery shopping.
Here are some of the best vegan milks and how to use them:
Our favorite uses: for drinking, baking, and dunking vegan cookies into
Fortified varieties are a great source of calcium and iron as well as vitamins A and E.