Healthy Vegan Food Finds: Dairy-Free Milks, Plant-Based Meats, Ingredient Swaps & More

Jun 15 2022 Hi, HG!

My daughter is vegan, and I’m looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into my routine as well. Do you have a list of healthy vegan ingredients I can use in recipes and meals?

Plant One on Me Hi, POOM!

I have a vegan in my life too: my niece, Lauren! And while I'm a total meat eater & dairy consumer, I love finding healthy alternatives. Here are some FAVORITES in the ingredient category… Perfect for recipes and impromptu meals!

Milk & Creamer

Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze is a longtime favorite, but there are sooo many great non-dairy milks out there. The dairy-free creamers taste incredible too!

Cheese & Butter

There are so many options, whether you're putting together a vegan cheese board (Miyoko is on the case!) or topping off a meatless burger (you’ve gotta have slices).


When cooking or baking, you can replace eggs with things like aquafaba (the liquid beans have been soaked in) and ground flaxseed mixed with water. But my go-to is JUST Egg Plant-Based Scramble. In addition to preparing it like eggs for breakfast, it works in most recipes as a 1:1 swap.

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

The plant-based meat swaps just keep getting better and more plentiful! These are some personal favorites.

Hungry for More?

And if that’s not enough, here are some more plant-based resources!

Chew on this:

June is both National Dairy Month AND National Dairy Alternative Month. We think you have enough dairy alternatives here to cover your bases.

If your pals are dabbling in the plant-based arts, pass along these finds!

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