10 Incredible Substitutes for Soy Milk

by Vanya Sharma last updated -

Soy milk is often used by those who are lactose intolerant or who want to follow a dairy-free or vegan diet. But what if you cannot find soy milk in your kitchen or in the local grocery store? Or maybe you want to just drink some other dairy-free milk product? Well, here we have a list of substitutes for soy milk that you can alternatively give a try!

Substitutes for Soy Milk

The best soy milk substitutes include nut milk like almond milk and walnut milk, rice milk, oat milk, hemp milk, coconut milk, quinoa milk, Macadamia milk, and more! Let us discuss them in detail below.

Nuts Milk

There are many different varieties of nut milk that can be used as a substitute for soy milk, the most popular ones being almond milk, hazelnut milk, and cashew milk. Almond milk can be used to make coffee as it gives a very creamy texture and sweet taste to it.

Rice Milk

Best suited for cereals and baking, rice milk is another good substitute for soy milk. It is thinner in consistency and sweeter in flavor.

Glass of soy milk placed on a wooden surface with a spoonful of soy

Soy milk is one of the most popular dairy-free options. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Oat Milk

Oat milk is a good substitute for soy milk as it can also be prepared at home. It is often used in sauce and smoothie recipes along with eggs, flour, or xanthan gum. When used in coffee, oat milk gives it a darker appearance.

Hemp Milk

With a creamy texture and sweet taste, hemp milk is a good addition to coffee. It is a good substitute for vegans or vegetarians as a single glass of this milk provides 2-3 grams of high-quality protein.

Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is often used in ice creams and cereals. It is also used in baking and for cooking sauces, curries, pasta, and puddings. This dairy-free substitute for soy milk gives a creamy texture to your dish and is also very rich in many nutrients.

Soy milk substitutes like coconut milk, rice milk, and nut milk on a white counter

Soy milk substitutes like coconut milk, rice milk, and nut milk Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Others

There are many other less popular substitutes of soy milk that include the following:

  • Walnut Milk
  • Quinoa milk
  • Cashew milk
  • Macadamia milk

Hope this list solves your problem!

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Vanya Sharma is a writer at heart with interests in the health and nutrition domain and has experience in content creation, collaboration, and content strategy. Vanya has completed the “Introduction to Food and Health” certificate program from Stanford University, US. She aims to bring unbiased and helpful information to all those seeking to make their health and lifestyle a priority.

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