There’s a reason they call it ‘January Blues’, Christmas is over, everyone is back to work and it is really chilly! Everyone needs a winter warmer to brighten up those dark January nights but a quick hot chocolate fix isn’t always easy if you’re dairy-free. From chocolatey to caffeinated, here are some wonderfully dairy-free instant hot drinks.
Your Caffeine Fix…
First things first, let’s start the morning right. The Nescafe Gold Non-Dairy Coconut Latte is a very tasty way to get your caffeine hit at the start of the day. If part of your New Year’s Resolution is to spend less on shop-bought coffee, this is a good way of having a dairy-free latte at home. It’s approved by the Vegan Society.
Try Something Different…
Okay, so it’s time for a post-lunch treat. Did someone say a vegan chai latte? That sounds pretty good to me. Chai lattes are becoming more and more popular for good reason, they’re aromatic, caffeine-free and a bit different from just a coffee. But, they’re pretty expensive when you stop by Starbucks so the at-home This Drink Me Chai Vegan Latte is a spicey, aromatic and very tasty.
Looking for the Perfect Hot Chocolate?
What is a cold winter’s night without hot chocolate? It’s just the perfect balance between a treat and comfort. When it comes to going dairy-free, often hot chocolate can miss the mark so here are two options for you to try so you can pick your favourite!
Up first we’ve got Galaxy Vegan Hot Chocolate Drink. This is perfect if you want a tasty hot chocolate quickly or on the go. As the name suggests, it is silky and smooth. If you like a classic super sweet instant hot chocolate that takes you back to your childhood, this is the one.
Next, we’ve got Happi Oat Milk Vegan Hot Chocolate Spoons. These are a little bit of fun, perfect for kids (and adults!). They’re made using oat milk so they’re deliciously creamy and also soya-free! If you’re going plant-based, top with vegan mini marshmallows, we like Dandies!
If you’re going to do a hot chocolate, you’ve got to do it right, so next up on the list is cream. Food Heaven Heavenly Whipped Vegan Spray Cream is perfect for the job. It’s dairy, lactose, gluten and soya free (not to mention vegan) so really it’s perfect for everyone!
A Bedtime Treat…
To end the night, we’ve got Vegan Horlicks! Some people love it, some people hate it but either way it’s available to vegans and people with a lactose intolerance alike. Given its malty flavour, we recommend it with oat milk or something equally as creamy.
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