Substitutes for Milk
For 1 cup milk, substitute 1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water or 1 cup water plus 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder.
Non-Dairy Milk Substitutes
If you need to cut dairy out of your diet, substitute an equal amount of one of these non-dairy milks.
- Soy milk is similar to dairy milk in nutrition, with similar amounts of fat, protein, and fiber.
- Almond milk contains less fat and calories than dairy milk, and it's high in vitamins and minerals.
- Rice milk is a tasty alternative to dairy milk, and it has less fat and more antioxidants. Rice milk, though, is lower in dairy and calcium.
- Coconut milk is gluten-free and soy-free, making it great for those with gluten-related dietary restrictions.