Thursday, July 1, 2010
Yogurt: Another Easy One
Yogurt and granola. Yogurt in smoothies. Yogurt with fruit. Yogurt with chocolate chips. Yogurt by itself. Oh my god I love yogurt. But I definitely don't love what it does to my guts.
Fortunately, there are amazing dairy-free yogurts out there that are super easy to love! Just like milk replacers, you'll need to do some shopping around to find your faves. Check these out:
Silk Live! soy yogurt was the first kind I tasted and remains my beloved. It comes in 9 amazing flavors, the vanilla being my standby (especially with a dash of honey over some fantastic vegan dessert....you'll never miss whipped cream).
WholeSoy & Co. is a close second. It's a bit beany-er than the silk version, but has less sugar and a generally firmer texture. Also, it comes in 11 kick-ass flavors...the raspberry is fanfreakin'tastic.
Nancy's Yogurt makes a soy version that I bolted straight towards when I saw it in the store, since Nancy's had always been my go-to brand for yogurt. Sadly, it's pretty disappointing and has enough beany flavor to make me go "blech." Steer clear.
Turtle Mountain, the makers of amazing coconut milk beverages and some astoundingly yummy faux ice cream, has recently launched a line of soy yogurts that I have yet to try. They look wonderful though! The cinnamon bun flavor looks particularly attractive.
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