The newest alternative milk on the block: chia milk

March 04, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC At this point in the alternative milk revolution, almond milk and oat milk are about as basic as pumpkin spice lattes and bathroom mirror selfies. While many healthy eaters wouldn’t dream of giving up their fave alternative milk, many are still in pursuit of the latest and greatest. … Continue reading The newest alternative milk on the block: chia milk

Alt-milk is coming for your moisturizer, and your dry skin will drink it right up

February 20, 2020 at 11:30PM by CWC The alt-milk movement first came for our coffee orders, then it hit the ice-cream aisle. And now? It’s coming for our skin-care routines. “Milk” has commonly been used as a skin product descriptor, meant to describe the texture of a nice, creamy, formula… like a thick moisturizer you … Continue reading Alt-milk is coming for your moisturizer, and your dry skin will drink it right up

We asked experts to help us rank the 5 most popular alt-milks for sustainability

February 07, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC If you’ve ditched dairy for sustainability reasons, you probably assume that alt-milks like oat, soy, and dairy are better for the environment, period. You’re right. But each type of plant milk does have an environmental impact—some greater than others. However, understanding that impact is still a growing field … Continue reading We asked experts to help us rank the 5 most popular alt-milks for sustainability

There are a lot of alt-milks out there, but this is the one a top dietitian loves the most

January 28, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Oat, coconut, almond, oh my! Find out which non-dairy milk is an RD favorite here. Nothing has gone from zero to hero quite like the explosion of alternative milks. Five years ago, if you were vegan or lactose intolerant, your choices were pretty slim. Fast forward to 2020 … Continue reading There are a lot of alt-milks out there, but this is the one a top dietitian loves the most

Nut Milk Isn’t Just For Your Coffee: Clean Beauty Embraces Plant-Based Milk

January 17, 2020 at 12:37AM Alternative milks have seemingly taken over the supermarket, with a new plant-based version popping up every season (walnut milk, banana milk; you name it). But plant-based milk’s reign over the grocery aisle is also starting to conquer skin care—and for good reason. Just as how you might look to vegan … Continue reading Nut Milk Isn’t Just For Your Coffee: Clean Beauty Embraces Plant-Based Milk

With mainstream dairy brands jumping on the oat milk bandwagon, what will happen to cow’s milk?

December 18, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Of the long (long) list of alternative milks on the market, oat milk is currently king. This year, oat milk sales reached $29 million—up from $4.4 million in 2017. While the OG oat brand darlings continue to expand (with Oatly rolling out ice cream and Rise Brewing launching … Continue reading With mainstream dairy brands jumping on the oat milk bandwagon, what will happen to cow’s milk?

CoverGirl is launching clean makeup, including a $10 “skin milk” foundation we can’t put down

December 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC As more and more makeup products straddle both the makeup and skin-care categories, it’s becoming easier to add pigment while nourishing your skin in one fell swoop. Now, with CoverGirl’s Clean Fresh line, the trend is coming to a drugstore near you. Launching today, CoverGirl—one of the most … Continue reading CoverGirl is launching clean makeup, including a $10 “skin milk” foundation we can’t put down

Chobani is coming for Oatly’s crown with its new oat milk

December 09, 2019 at 08:30PM by CWC When you think of Chobani, you think of Greek yogurt. It’s the top-selling brand in the country. But for the first time ever, the company is entering the non-dairy space—and with that comes its first round of non-yogurt products, including so-creamy-you-won’t-believe-it Chobani oat milk. The company’s biggest expansion … Continue reading Chobani is coming for Oatly’s crown with its new oat milk

The biggest healthy food lesson of the decade I’ve learned: You can literally milk anything

December 02, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC I can say from experience that having a dairy sensitivity in 2010 was rough. The only two mainstream options were soy and rice milk (yum?), and starting-to-trend almond milk was still pretty hard to find outside of a Whole Foods. I have never liked soy milk, so 10 … Continue reading The biggest healthy food lesson of the decade I’ve learned: You can literally milk anything

True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

September 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC With eating plans that have a lot of rules—keto, we’re looking at you—come a lot of questions. One top one for beginners: Is milk keto? Because honestly, not everyone can get on board with the whole “butter coffee” thing. Let’s back up for a sec. On the high-fat, … Continue reading True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

This $15 cleansing milk rivals micellar water when you need to melt away makeup

September 16, 2019 at 08:29PM by CWC Removing makeup is one of my least favorite things, ever. Putting it on? Always a good time. But when it comes time to take it off, it can be really hard to get rid of every last bit—looking at you, liquid eyeliner!—for a totally clean face. While micellar … Continue reading This $15 cleansing milk rivals micellar water when you need to melt away makeup

If a conditioner and hair spray had a baby, it would be these spray-everywhere hair milks

August 23, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC I cut dairy from my diet completely for over two years, but when it came to my beauty routine, I was all about the stuff. If it were feasible in today’s world, I’d even bathe in milk à la Cleopatra. Case in point: Milky cleansers are my jam, … Continue reading If a conditioner and hair spray had a baby, it would be these spray-everywhere hair milks

Coconut milk isn’t just for cooking—it’s also great for your hair

July 14, 2019 at 06:10AM by CWC I’ve fallen in love with coconut over the years. First, it was eating the meat out of a freshly-cracked coconut—a snack that instantly transports you to a sunny tropical island whenever you take a bite. Then it was using coconut oil as the full-body moisturizer my skin never … Continue reading Coconut milk isn’t just for cooking—it’s also great for your hair

This dairy-free strawberry milkshake get its creaminess from a secret ingredient

June 06, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Enjoying a hot summer day with an ice cream cone dripping down your hand is truly magical. But you can skip the mess with a milkshake. There’s nothing more refreshing than sipping an ice-cold shake through a straw. While a dairy-free milkshake is often made with a banana … Continue reading This dairy-free strawberry milkshake get its creaminess from a secret ingredient

Coconut milk pudding is the grown-up version of your favorite lunch box treat

June 06, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC As a kid, if you got a pudding cup in your lunch box, it was definitely a good day. Whether you favored tapioca or chocolate, the dessert was up there with DunkARoos and Fruit Gushers as the end-all, be-all of sweet treats. But pudding hasn’t always been considered … Continue reading Coconut milk pudding is the grown-up version of your favorite lunch box treat

This “debloat powder” actually makes the best golden milk latte

May 29, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC After eating copious amounts of junk food throughout the long holiday weekend, it’s safe to say my gut isn’t very happy with me right now. My daily smoothies were quickly swept away by a whirlwind of chips and dip, potato salad, and Beyond Burgers (not to mention heaping … Continue reading This “debloat powder” actually makes the best golden milk latte

The kitchen trick that ensures you’ll always have the materials for buttermilk pancakes

May 23, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC There are some ingredients that show up in a recipe that used to get it banned from my list—like buttermilk. Often, you’ll need just a quarter or half cup of buttermilk, but the stuff in the store is sold in bigger cartons, meaning I’d inevitably have to throw … Continue reading The kitchen trick that ensures you’ll always have the materials for buttermilk pancakes

This low-sugar milkshake recipe packs two cups of vegetables, but you’d never know

May 14, 2019 at 08:19AM by CWC When you think of milkshakes, you probably picture a creamy dessert with a cherry on top. You just know it’s loaded with sugar—both natural and added—to the brim. But you don’t actually need all that sweet stuff to make a delicious and healthy milkshake. You can create an … Continue reading This low-sugar milkshake recipe packs two cups of vegetables, but you’d never know

Banana milk goes mainstream with a perfectly sweet new flavor from Almond Breeze

April 25, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Banana milk first gained popularity last year. At the time, it was only being offered by two smaller brands, giving people a milk alternative made with fruit unlike the typical dairy-free varieties often seen on store shelves. Now that one of the most well-known companies in the alt-milk … Continue reading Banana milk goes mainstream with a perfectly sweet new flavor from Almond Breeze