Plant Based Dairy Options

Explore Store-Bought Plant Based Dairy Options

Why Choose Plant Based Dairy Options?

The realm of dairy consumption has undergone a revolution as it enthusiastically adopts plant based alternatives.

Plant based dairy options and alternatives have gained remarkable popularity in recent years, offering a compelling solution for individuals seeking dairy-free options due to health, ethical, or environmental considerations. These innovative products, crafted from a variety of plant sources such as almonds, soy, oats, and coconut, replicate the creamy textures and flavors traditionally associated with dairy. Beyond their luscious taste, plant based dairy options often boast lower saturated fat content and provide essential nutrients like calcium and vitamin D through fortification. As the demand for these alternatives continues to surge, they have not only diversified dietary choices but also ignited a positive shift towards more sustainable and compassionate food consumption practices.

We have compiled a few of our recommended brands as a great way to start your plant based journey.

These are NOT paid sponsorships, just some tried and true options on the market.

Let's Explore Plant Based Dairy Options

Plant Based Dairy - Milk
Plant Based Dairy - Butter
Plant Based Dairy - Cheese
Plant Based Dairy - Cream Cheese
Plant Based Dairy - Yogurt
Plant Based Dairy - Sour Cream
Plant Based Dairy - Dressings

Dairy-Free Milk:

Silk Unsweet Vanilla Almondmilk

Silk

Unsweet Vanilla Almondmilk

We like the hint of vanilla flavor and for everyday consumption unsweetened saves on calories and tastes great.

Blue Diamond Almondmilk Unsweetened Vanilla

Blue Diamond

Almond Breeze Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk

Another hit! With a slight savings over the other main brand, this is a another enjoyable almondmilk.

Oatly Oatmilk Chilled

Oatly

Oatmilk Chilled

This brand is all the rage in oat milk!

Dairy-Free Butter:

Earth Balance Original Buttery Spread

Earth Balance

Original Buttery Spread

Great spread on anything

Country Crock Plant Butter

Country Crock

Plant Butter

A solid choice and widely available

Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Sticks

Earth Balance

Vegan Buttery Sticks

Perfect in recipes

Trader Joe's Vegan Buttery Spread

Trader Joe's

Vegan Buttery Spread

Relatively new one the market and very good

Dairy-Free Cheese:

Violife Just Like Cheddar Slices

Violife

Just Like Cheddar Slices

Hands down BEST vegan cheese brand on the market, other brands don’t even compare

Violife Just Like Cheddar Shreds

Violife

Just Like Cheddar Shreds

All of these cheeses will melt with low and slow covered heat.Β  Also comes in a delicious Mexican style, too.

Violife Just Like Feta Block

Violife

Just Like Feta Block

Great addition to a salad

Trader Joe's Feta Cheese Alternative

Trader Joe's

Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative

Newer in the market and a must buy on our list

Babybel Plant Based Cheese

Babybel

Plant Based Cheese

This has the texture and flavor of the original!Β  Just a little on the pricey side

Dairy-Free Cream Cheese:

Violife Just Like Cream Cheese Original

Violife

Just Like Cream Cheese Original

Very good, close to traditional

Kite Hill Cream Cheese Alternative

Kite Hill

Kite Hill Cream Cheese Alternative

A very solid choice

Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese

Tofutti

Better Than Cream Cheese

Stumbled upon this in a pinch and was terrific

Dairy-Free Yogurt:

So Delicous Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative

So Delicious

Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative

Solid brand and choice

Silk Almondmilk Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative

Silk

Almondmilk Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative

Solid brand and choice

Kite Hill Almondmilk Yogurt

Kite Hill

Almondmilk Yogurt

Solid brand and choice

Dairy-Free Sour Cream:

Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream

Tofutti

Better Than Sour Cream

A very tasty option.Β  A little thicker than traditional sour cream, but mixed well it is just as good

Violife Sour Cream

Violife

just like Sour Cream

Great choice.Β  Very thick, usually have to mix well before using, and sometimes even thin a little with non-dairy milk.

Dairy-Free Mayo:

Follow Your Heart Veganaise

Follow Your Heart

Original Vegenaise

Hands down our favorite but can be a little harder to find

Hellmans Vegan Mayo

Hellmann's

Vegan Dressing & Spread

Solidly good, probably a little easier to find with other Hellmann’s products

πŸ‘‰ The Hellmann’s Vegan Dressing & Spread link is no longer available.Β  We will keep checking on this product to see if there is a rebrand or discontinued and bring you that information as soon as we know!
Primal Kitchen Vegan Mayo

Primal Kitchen

Vegan Mayo

Solidly good

Dairy-Free Dressings:

Briannas Poppy Seed Dressing

Brianna's

Poppy Seed

Slightly sweet and the perfect compliment to any salad and coleslaw.Β  Check out their variety of non-dairy dressings

Hidden Valley Ranch Plant Powered

Hidden Valley Ranch

Plant Powered Ranch

Rich and creamy, tastes like a traditional ranch

Trader Joes Goddess Dressing

Trader Joe's

Goddess Dressing

This gives vibes of a caesar dressing and is a staple for us

Explore Plant Based Swaps For More Conventional Foods

Plant Based Beef
Plant Based Chicken
Plant Based Fish
Plant Based Eggs
Plant Based Desserts
Plant Based General Food