4 ways with Unsweetened Almond & Coconut Milk

While I am usually quite excited when shopping at the supermarket (sole reason being I am surrounded by food!), my excitement peaked the other day when I came across So Good’s Unsweetened Almond & Coconut milk.

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I had such a fun few days enjoying this great tasting milk alternative in so many different ways. But before we get to the fun ways I used this product, let’s take a look at it’s nutrition content…


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The unsweetened almond & coconut milk is clearly lower in energy, about half of the calories than in a glass of skim cow’s milk.

There is also a very big difference in each products macro-nutrient composition:

  • Cow’s milk higher in protein.
  • Unsweetened almond & coconut milk higher in total fat, fairly similar saturated fat contents though.
  • Cow’s milk higher in carbohydrate and sugars (due to the sugar found in cow’s milk called lactose).
  • Cow’s milk has nearly double the amount of calcium than the unsweetened almond & coconut milk. For myself I know I need 840mg of calcium per day – so I can always trust that a glass of cow’s milk can provide me with over a third of my daily calcium needs. Drinking a glass of this almond & coconut milk, however, will only provide me with about a fifth of my daily calcium requirements.

Overall for me when I am buying milk, I tend to look for high protein and high calcium content, which is much more superior in my good old skim cow’s milk. But I am all about moderation and I love to enjoy a variety of food products in my diet. So while I plan to mainly stick to my skim cow’s milk, from time to time you’ll see me enjoying a tasty and different milk alternative to experiment with in the kitchen.


Well I’m glad you’re curious… See my simple and super yummy creations using the unsweetened almond & coconut milk.

1. Chia Pudding

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Check out the recipe here.

2. Baked coconut and banana oats

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Rolled oats, milk, mashed banana, and a pinch of baking powder. Topped with coconut and granola.

3. Almond & coconut milk with cereal

Hints of almond and coconut with my current favourite cereal Kellogg’s Special K Nourish.

4. Berry Smoothie Bowl

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Frozen berries, yoghurt, honey and unsweetened almond & coconut milk blended together. Topped with chia seeds, shredded coconut and caramelised buckinis.


For more information on alternative products to your typical cow’s milk, have a look at my two-part guest article over at the Eat Sleep Dream Love Food blog where I researched different milk products on the market:

– Jenna


7 thoughts on “4 ways with Unsweetened Almond & Coconut Milk

  1. These all look great – and I especially LOVE the smoothie bowl! Would you mind if I featured it in a smoothie bowl round-up post? I will certainly credit and link back to this! ❤

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