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How to Substitute Oat Milk For Regular Milk in Recipes

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Oat milk isn’t just for lattes. We’ve partnered with Califia Farms to highlight new ways to cook with this versatile dairy-free milk. Available now, Califia Farms Unsweetened Oatmilk has no added sugar and is free of gums and stablizers. Keep an eye out for their iconic curvy bottle dressed in blue.

When you reduce your dairy intake or cut it out of your diet altogether, so many of your favorite dishes seem off the menu. That is, until oat milk came along. This ultracreamy, plant-based milk can work wonders in all kinds of recipes, from savory pastas to sweet breakfast treats.

Cooking with oat milk is actually similar to cooking with regular milk. Just make sure you follow the two cardinal rules of dairy-free cooking: opt for a high-quality, unsweetened milk — like Califia Farms Unsweetened Oatmilk — and know your substitution ratios. For most recipes, you can swap oat milk for regular milk at a 1:1: ratio — anything that requires you to whip cream or thicken a sauce might need a more complex substitution. Ready to give it a try? Start with these six beloved dishes that can be made dairy-free with just one simple swap.

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