Almond milk has become a popular beverage and food ingredient, as its creamy consistency and slightly nutty flavor not only make it a delicious and nutritious drink, but also a great substitute for dairy. From decadent desserts to fruity smoothies, featured here are five tasty ways to enjoy Silk Vanilla Almondmilk.
Why You’ll Love Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
With no artificial colors or flavors, Silk Vanilla Almondmilk is free of dairy, soy, lactose, gluten, casein, egg and MSG. In addition, there’s absolutely no cholesterol or saturated fat in Silk Vanilla Almondmilk. Not to mention, it provides your body with a hearty amount of calcium and Vitamin E.
”At 90 sensible calories a cup, how can you not enjoy the creamy goodness of Silk® Vanilla Almondmilk? Kissed with a hint of vanilla, it’s delicious over cereal, mixed with coffee, added to favorite recipes or chugged straight from the carton.” [Quote: Silk]
Iced Coffee Recipe with Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
When you want an afternoon pick-me-up, instead of opting for a boring cup of coffee, why not add a splash of Silk Vanilla Almondmilk to your drink instead? Here’s a modified recipe from Silk showing how to whip up a tasty iced coffee in a few minutes.
1/4 cup lukewarm water
3/4 tsp instant coffee
3/4 cup Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
1. Combine warm water and instant coffee in a glass, stirring until coffee dissolves.
2. Stir in Silk Vanilla Almondmilk.
3. Add ice and enjoy!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe with Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
When you’re in the mood for a delicious dessert, treat yourself to soft, gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies with a hint of Vanilla flavoring from Silk Vanilla Almondmilk. Just make sure to keep eye out for the Cookie Monster in your home, because having just one of these tasty treats is never enough. Featured below is a modified recipe from Silk for Chocolate Chip Cookies.
1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
12 oz semisweet chocolate chips
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Slowly add Silk, mix well, then add the vanilla.
3. Combine the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and stir to blend. Fold in the chocolate chips.
4. Drop by teaspoon onto buttered or parchment-lined cookie sheets.
5. Bake for 8-10 minutes (or until slightly golden brown).
Berry Smoothie with Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
Whether you’re an on-the-go type of person or just love indulging in a refreshing berry smoothie, blending up a fruit-filled beverage enhanced by the slightly sweet taste of Silk Vanilla Almondmilk is easier than ever to make. Shown here is a modified Berry Smoothie Recipe from Silk using Silk Vanilla Almondmilk.
2 cups Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
6 Tbsp brown sugar
6-7 drops vanilla extract
17 oz frozen mixed berries
6 strawberries for garnish
1. In a small saucepan, bring Silk, brown sugar and vanilla to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat, cover and let sit for 15 minutes.
2. Purée frozen berries and Silk mixture in a blender until smooth. Blend well.
3. Divide drink equally between glasses and garnish each glass with a strawberry.
Drink Silk Vanilla Almondmilk By Itself
If you’re lactose-intolerant or want clear, blemish-free skin, drinking Almond Milk as an alternative to milk is a great way to get essential calcium and Vitamin E. For an added hint of sweetness, opting for Silk Vanilla Almondmilk is a fabulous way to go. Simply pour yourself a glass of Almond Milk and enjoy!
Cereal with Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
When you want to boost the flavor of your breakfast, pouring Silk Vanilla Almondmilk on cereal is always a great idea. For added sweetness and a dose of fiber, simply slice fresh strawberries and add on top. Enjoy!
If you want to experience the mouth-watering flavor of Almond Milk, try one of the fabulous recipes featuring Silk Vanilla Almondmilk above. That’s not all… sign up for the Silk eNewsletter, where you can get a free coupon to try Silk Vanilla Almondmilk. Once you #TasteSilkAlmond, you’ll never go back to anything else.
This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine.