The One Time Non-Vegans Should Choose Almond Milk

Living in Los Angeles, everything vegan is praised to be the best thing since sliced bread (gluten-free of course). People’s food choices are more health driven over being taste driven. Items like Kombucha is everywhere! Let me tell you the moment I found out what it was, I had the toughest time being able to take one more sip.

Maybe this makes me the outlier in this city because I love my milk, yogurt, cheese, ice cream WAY to much to give it up for a slightly slimmer figure. However, I have ONE and only ONE exception of when I will choose the vegan product over my dairy friend.

Functioning on a weekday without an espresso drink is just no longer a plausible thought in my world. However, with all this summer heat I have to swap out my beloved cappucinos for an iced beverage. If still not a coffee fan, iced lattes are the way to go- Iced lattes with almond milk that is.

Now why would a non-vegan choose almond milk? I have no sensitivity to lactose, nor am I chasing after some bikini bod that will leave me hangry in the process. It simply tastes better.

I can’t drink espresso without any kind of sweetener, but unless a cafe has the liquid sugar, it’s pretty tough to properly sweeten iced beverages. Plus, I have diffuculty measuring how much liquid sugar is enough.

Almond milk is significanty sweeter than regualr milk, therefore, nothing else needs to be added. Forget the health benefits, or lack there of.

Simply put, for those on the go, almond milk is the perfect substitute for sweeteners and eliminate having to pick, measure, and stir  to perfection.

Kiano Moju


Founder of Culinary Inspo. Kiano is a California raised foodie with a big travel bug and even bigger appetite to explore the world's food and cultures.

  1. I am a huge coffee drinker. I am intrigued by your suggestion to use almond milk. Medically, I’m not to drink coffee. I pretty much laughed at my doctor and said Yeah, right, next. So he said I can only drink it if I dilute it with fat-free milk. Again, I took that fat-free suggestion and tossed it. I have been using 1/2 and 1/2, but now wonder if I switched to almond milk, if I’d still get that thicker feeling but less calories/fat….you my dear, have my truly thinking.

  2. I love almond milk too even though I’m not vegan. I love to make my own in my vitamix although I haven’t made any in quite some time… thanks for the motivation to do it again soon.

  3. I agree, almond milk is a perfect addition to a cup of iced coffee. The flavor is great and just sweet enough.

  4. I’m not a vegan but I love Almond Milk! I’ve actually started using it often in place of regular dairy milk. But I’ll definitely give it a try as you’ve suggested, thanks!


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