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So Delicious Coconut Milk Creamer

Posted on by Alisa Fleming in Alternatives - Other Dairy with 3 Comments
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OK, time for some coffee talk…

Heather, how about some coffee with your cream?

 

I’ve been drinking hot water with lemon most mornings, but when my box of So Delicious Coconut Milk Creamers arrived, I busted out the decaf.

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I tried the original flavor first, and although it does contains cane juice, it was not sweet at all. However, after adding some liquid stevia drops, it was perfect. Rich, creamy, and slightly sweet.  The French vanilla creamer was great all on its own, but the hazelnut…no thanks.  It was way too sweet and tasted fake, even though it does not contain any artificial ingredients.  The contents of that mug ended up in the sink.  However, it did make for some pretty tasty Nutella ice-cream. 

Still loving the ice-cream maker!

 

2 cups So Delicious hazlenut creamer + 2 TBSP cocoa powder. That’s it.  Lovely.

I’ve heard the creamers are available at Whole Foods, and I would highly recommend the original all well as the French vanilla flavors as far as taste goes.  The hazelnut? Yeah, not so much.  My only problem with the creamers (besides the fact that the hazelnut tasted like I was doing straight shots of amaretto) is that they all contain sugar, including the original flavor.  Even though organic coconut milk is listed as the first ingredient in the French vanilla followed by organic evaporated cane juice, 1 TBSP contains 20 calories, 0 fat, and 4 grams of sugar.  That’s a lot of sugar folks, especially for the amount of creamer I use.  I think I’ll stick with the original, 20 calories and only 1 gram of sugar per serving.  Much better.

This is a third party review submitted by the fabulous Heather of Heather Eats Almond Butter. For more information about these creamers, visit the Turtle Mountain (aka So Delicious) website.

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry. Follow me on Google+.

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3 Comments

  1. RuthieNovember 20, 2012 at 7:32 amReply

    Can you use these creamers as a substitute for heavy cream in recipes?

    • Alisa FlemingNovember 20, 2012 at 7:55 amReplyAuthor

      I would consider it more of a light cream substitute, but it would depend on the recipe in terms of how it would work out. Some heavy cream recipes work just fine with a light cream.

  2. rosie adkinsMay 13, 2014 at 7:20 pmReply

    has anyone ever experienced any reactions when drinking the french vanilla creamee?

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