My Top 5 Vegan Coffee Drinks To Make At Home

Welcome to a new article following on from last weeks Top 5 Vegan Dinners I am sharing more of my favourite alternatives that are 100% plant-based.

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Plant Milk & Coffee: An Overview

In 2020, growing concerns over the environmental and ethical impact of dairy production have led many of us to seek out alternatives to cows milk. There has been a steady rise in the popularity of plant-based milk, including soy, almond, oat, and coconut in recent years and experts predict tremendous growth in the market.

Plant milk is nothing new.

In China, soymilk or doujiang has long been used as a nutritional beverage and it is interesting to note that the earliest mention of soymilk in China appears long before the first mention of tofu.

Soy Milk & Soy Beans
Soy Milk Makes A Delicious Addition To Any Coffee

However, when it comes to coffee, adding dairy alternatives to our morning coffee is still a relatively new trend. This is why plant milk companies are creating new ideas, recipes and options of barista-quality milk to boost popularity even further.

You can now find all types of dairy-free pre-made lattes, coffee creamers, and vegan-friendly caffeine beverages.

Not a coffee drinker?

Try out the Soy Matcha Latte or the Ceremonial Cacao & Cinnamon option - both packed with a healthy boost of energy and even more nutritional benefits.

What you will need:

Coffee: you can use instant coffee, French press, manual brew, coffee pods, your at-home coffee machine, really whichever coffee you have at home that is easy and affordable for you can be added to these recipes.

Try to seek out organic or fair trade coffee beans if you have the option as they are better for our health and the planet.

Sugar: this is another personal choice so you can choose to add the sugar or sweetener that you enjoy in your coffee. I like to use coconut sugar whenever possible.

For something a little different, try using organic maple syrup, date syrup or vanilla extract.

Plant-based Milk: the below recipes can be adapted to swap out any plant-based milk that you love. Choose from almond, soy, coconut, oat, and cashew milk as these all work really well with coffee.

Note that you can also make your own milk at home but if you buy your plant-based milk in-stor