Oat milk — which is, actually, questionably generally known as milk no matter its lack of dairy — was projected by PhillyVoice and totally different retailers to be a large trend in 2019. So far, 36 days into the 12 months, the projection is on the money.
It was launched on Monday that So Delicious, a critical purveyor of all points dairy-free — collectively with cheese, yogurt, coffee creamer and ice cream — will launch a line of oat milk-based vegan ice cream.
The line choices three flavors: Peanut Butter and Raspberry, with black raspberries and full peanuts; Oatmeal Cookie, with oatmeal raisin cookie chunks and molasses; and Caramel Apple Crumble, with current apples and brown sugar. All of the flavors are gluten-free — which is considerably noteworthy as not all oats are gluten-free — and non-GMO.
This was large data for the vegan neighborhood, which responded to the company’s Instagram announcement with an outpouring of delight, collectively with higher than 15,000 likes and 1,200-plus suggestions.
The oat milk ice cream data was preceded by the announcement that Coffee-Mate’s Natural Bliss Oat Milk Creamer has hit retailers. Clocking in at 25 vitality per serving, the non-dairy creamer is made with water, oat flour, cane sugar, coconut oil, pea protein, baking soda, gellan gum, and pure flavors.
Further, a related announcement was made this week: the emergence of oat milk yogurt. A kind vegan yogurt that was beforehand solely on the market for these so inclined by way of hand-crafted recipes, Nancy’s Yogurt launched a probiotic-rich oat milk yogurt. Available in plain, blueberry, vanilla and strawberry hibiscus flavors, packs a whopping six grams of protein — resulting from faba bean protein — and minimal sugars with solely 70 to 100 vitality.
Why do people love oat milk products, you ask? Well, as everyone knows, oats have the facility to reduce “bad” ldl ldl cholesterol — cue your complete Quaker Oats commercials of years earlier — and it boasts a super-similar consistency to cow’s milk, in protecting with Well and Good.
But film star nutritionist Kelly LeVeque tells the effectively being website online about just a few of the non-dairy milk’s less-than-stellar qualities:
“It’s definitely sustainable, but, in my opinion, a potentially gluten-contaminated, pesticide-covered grain milk with very little nutrition is not a very good option when you have milks like coconut milk that offers MCT for brain health, almond milk that offers potassium for muscle health, and hemp milk that offers a little bit of protein if you’re plant-based,” she says. “Worse, the second ingredient in most oat milks is rapeseed oil—aka canola oil—which is extraordinarily inflammatory.