Chia milk is a one of the best plant-based milk substitute to dairy milk. Chia milk is healthy and good for the income of vitamin E as some brands fortified their recipe. Chia milk is also lactose free and gluten free.
Chia milk is a plant milk made by blending chia seeds in water. The chia milk has a creamy texture and nutty flavor.
The hardest part is just remembering to soak the chia seeds the night before. Here’s how you make it:
Drink the chia milk straight up or use it in a recipe as you would any dairy milk.
Although chia milk is not nearly as nutritious as cow's milk, enriched products come close. They frequently contain added vitamin D, calcium and protein, making them more similar to regular milk in nutritional content. However, chia milk is naturally rich in several vitamins and minerals.
39 Kcal per cup or 129g
Protein 1.55 g
Fat 2.88 g
Carbs 1.52 g
Vitamin E 49% of the RDI
Thiamin 11% of the RDI
Riboflavin 7% of the RDI
Magnesium 5% of the RDI
Chia milk is naturally rich in several vitamins & minerals, especially vitamin E.
Since chia milk is lacking in many nutrients, it is not suitable as a milk replacement for baby, child or infants (any age old).
Chia milk can be found in retail stores in different form: Dry milk in powder, liquid in carton, uht in tretapack, canned, creamer, yogurt, ice cream, with vanilla, with protein, in smoothie, with calcium, unsweetened, whipped cream, cheese, keto, kefir, butter, condensed, sweetened, evaporated, in your coffee, cappuccino, machiatto or latte.
Once you open the carton or you produce your homemade chia milk: It can sit for about 7 to 10 days in the fridge
Chia milk is sold by the following brands and in retail stores: Starbucks, Walmart, Breeze, Costco, aldi, etc.
Chia milk contains no cow's milk or other animal products, making it a great option for vegans and those who are intolerant or allergic to milk.
Many people are intolerant to milk sugar (lactose intolerant) and unable to completely digest it. Undigested lactose passes down to the colon where it is fermented by the resident bacteria, leading to excessive gas, bloating, diarrhea and associated discomfort.
Being dairy free, chia milk contains no lactose at all, making it a suitable milk replacement for people with lactose intolerance.
Chia milk is an imitation milk and doesn't contain any dairy at all, which makes it a popular milk alternative for vegans and people with lactose intolerance or milk allergies.
How To Make Chia Seed Milk