30. Soy Milk
Replace the cream in your coffee or the milk in your cereal with soy milk, which offers about 7 grams of protein per cup. Take a look at these 13 Yummy Dairy Free Milkshakes.
31. Almond milk
Almond milk, which contains heart-healthy fats, is another great alternative to regular milk. Try using it in cream-based recipes. Learn more about the process of making dairy milk alternatives here.
32. Coconut Milk
Did you know coconut milk actually has 50 percent more calcium than dairy milk? It’s a great coffee creamer, addition to smoothies, and adds a delicious taste to baked goods. This Coconut Milk Smoothie is so yummy.
33. Cashew Milk
If you just love the taste of cashews, add sweet and creamy cashew milk to your plant-based diet shopping list. Check out these other Easy Gluten and Dairy Substitutions.
34. Rice Milk
Along with being non-allergenic, rice milk is low in fat and high in niacin, vitamin B-6, iron, copper, and magnesium. Kick up your milk with this Cinnamon Rice Milk recipe.
35. Oat Milk
A relatively new milk alternative on the block, oat milk provides fiber as well as protein, with about 4 grams per serving. Check out these 13 Ways to Make Your Own Breakfast Cereal that you can stop with oat milk.
36. Hemp Milk
This complete protein provides you with an entire day’s recommended intake of omega-3 fats in just a single serving! Swap the almond milk out and replace it for hemp milk in this Protein Smoothie.
Shrugging your shoulders at this one? It may not sound familiar, but you’ll be happy you heard about it here first! It’s the high-starch liquid found in a can of cooked chickpeas, and serves as a great thickening and foaming agent.
It’s a great alternative to eggs, with one tablespoon of aquafaba equal to one egg yolk, and two tablespoons equal to one egg white.
When you make this Baked Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Coconut Curried Kale and Chickpeas recipe, be sure to save the juice from the chickpeas!
If you can handle gluten, add seitan to your plant-based diet shopping list. It provides a chewy texture, and works well with various spices. It’s packed with protein, cholesterol free, and super versatile.
Take a look at these 15 Delicious Ways to Eat Vegetarian that include seitan.
39. Sweet potato
Sweet potatoes are a superb superfood—filled with cancer-fighting beta carotene. Step outside the box of a simple baked potato and try this Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Turmeric and Cardamom Recipe.