Silk Protein & Nut Milk

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Need a high-protein, dairy-free milk alternative? Silk Protein & Nut Milk just might be your new Holy Grail.

Silk Protein and Nut Milk Review (dairy-free, plant-based milk alternative with 10 grams of protein per serving!)

Combining the creaminess of almondmilk and cashewmilk with the thickening power of pea protein, Silk Protein & Nut Milk results in a rich beverage that eclipses 2% milk. It packs in a whopping 10 grams of protein per serving, and just look at how creamy it is.

Silk Protein and Nut Milk Review (dairy-free, plant-based milk alternative with 10 grams of protein per serving!)

Because it’s so thick, I found Silk Protein & Nut Milk to be a bit heavy for straight up sipping. But it works beautifully in smoothies, hot cereal, and baked goods. The consistency adds body and a very pleasant flavor.

It’s more neutral than nutty, but has a pleasant sweetness, despite being so low in sugars. The Plain has just 2 grams of sugars and has a mild taste with just a hint of sweet. The Vanilla has 6 grams of sugar with an almost addictive but gentle sweetness and the perfect touch of vanilla.

Beyond the low sugar and high protein aspects, Silk Protein & Nut Milk contains 8 grams of plant-based fats, 45% of the RDA for Calcium, 25% for Vitamin D, and 8% for Iron. It’s also sweetened solely with cane sugar (no funny alternative sweeteners!), and is carrageenan-free.

The only downfall that I noted with Silk Protein & Nut Milk is in the consistency. It has a very slight heavy finish and mouth-feel, and can get just a touch “gloppy” after resting in the refrigerator. I think the protein must cause some thickening. Just make sure to give it a very good shake before pouring.

Silk Protein and Nut Milk Review (dairy-free, plant-based milk alternative with 10 grams of protein per serving!)

The Facts on Silk Protein & Nut Milk

Price: $4.99 per half gallon

Certifications: Silk Protein & Nut Milk is Non-GMO Verified and Certified Kosher Dairy (they are dairy-free by ingredients, but dairy may be present on the lines or in the facility – see our Understanding Kosher guide). It is also labeled as gluten-free, but we did not note a certification for this.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Silk Protein & Nut Milk is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Silk website at silk.com.

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What Others Are Saying ...

perfect for coffee

4.0 rating
July 15, 2019

This stuff is the best thing I’ve found for my coffee as an alternative to half and half.

Raven

Plain

5.0 rating
May 5, 2019

My fav smoothie is this protein milk, 2-3 tablespoons hemp seeds and berries. 20 grams easy peasy.

Kristy

Unsweetened Variety, Please.

4.0 rating
March 9, 2019

Would like to find a version of this without added sugar. Thanks!

Kathy A Moyer

Opening problemes

5.0 rating
March 4, 2019

Love your Milk , but I have a Hard time opening the cap , maybe you could make it bigger for better grabbing

Margit Daly

Great in smoothies! Kids love the chocolate one!

5.0 rating
February 27, 2019

Great in smoothies and my kids love the chocolate one.

Amanda

Love the protein nut milk!!

5.0 rating
February 26, 2019

I try drinking the milk with coffee a few months ago, now I dont drink coffee if I dont have that milk taste great and the nutrition is great!! Only problem is that they stop selling it at stop and shop so I went to target and for the last two days they have not have the milk no one does!

Christina Vega

Response from Go Dairy Free

I hate it when that happens! They seem to be having stocking issues with a lot of their products lately, but it isn’t discontinued.

Taste is pleasantly sweet without excessive sugar

5.0 rating
February 25, 2019

For ingredients, nutrition, and flavor, this milk beverage gets an easy 5 stars. The taste is pleasantly sweet without excessive sugars or funny sweeteners. It also fills a big void for nutritive milk alternatives, packing in 10 grams of protein and 8 grams of fat per serving. The overall consistency is quite rich, but almost too thick and a little heavy for regular sipping.

Alisa

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food 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, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

41 Comments

  1. Was able to sample this product through Crowdtap #gotitfree.. Was another great product from silk that I will buy. I purchased the Vanilla one and it was really good.

    • Mary Kestler on

      I also sampled the Silk protein nutmilk from Crowdtap in the Sugar flavor. I really enjoyed it. I use it now in my fruit smoothies in the morning. It is very creamy and taste like an actual milk product. I highly recommend it.

  2. I absolutely love this stuff!! I am totally addicted. I put some raw oatmeal, dash cinnamon, dash of nutmeg, generous amount of silk and plain nonfat greek yogurt whipped in ,some raisins, pumpkin seeds and walnuts,and stevia. shake well. i use the plain to keep my sugar low. Leave it in the refrigerator overnight and my goodness is this the most delicious, nutritious breakfast imaginable. It’s a powerhouse of nutrients. I use a quartsize container. My picky 17 year old fastfioodie loves it
    Awesome stuff.

  3. I have been searching high and low for a plant based creamer in replacement of my half and half. I have tried almost everything on the market, but they tasted disgusting! I finally found something that is creamy and good in my coffee! So happy with this product and it tastes great drinking it straight up too.

  4. Wow, that does look super thick! I have a very picky palette and do not drink any plant-based milks just for the sake of drinking them. I don’t think anything tastes good except for my homemade almond milk, but I, DO, however love using homemade cashew milk and coconut milk in recipes. This looks like it would be just fabulous in baked goods or creamy sauces!

  5. Dianne's Vegan Kitchen on

    Sometimes I can’t decide between almond milk or cashew milk, so I love that they’ve combined them!

  6. This is one of my new favorite products! I use it every morning and make our oatmeal with it along with smoothies. Silk hit it out of the park with this one! I have no issues with the consistency, I shake it though so that probably helps. But it’s perfect either way in things!

  7. This hasn’t made it to the stores here yet but I like the sound of it so will be on the look out for when it does. It sound alike it would be awesome in smoothies and sweet sauces.

    • Hi , I just picked some up at State Brothers. I’m not sure if thata have that around you but I love this. I have a milk allergy and finally found a great alternative.

  8. So Delicious Protein Almond Milk use to be a staple in our fridge until they got rid of it. The small shelf stable ones aren’t the same. I can’t wait to give this one a try. Recently we’ve been drinking Ripple for a protein milk in our house, the girls love it!

  9. This would be perfect for adding to smoothies! I can also see the plain working great in creamy sauces. I’ll have to check this out!

  10. This looks like a great boost to your regular ol’ almond milk! We’ve got nut allergies in our house so we have to stick to soy for now, but fingers crossed my little one will test out of his allergies! I’ll keep my eyes open for this!

  11. I haven’t seen these before. Very cool blend and I like that they add pea protein for an added boost. Will be on the lookout!

  12. What an exciting surprise! This is the first I had heard of a new offering from Silk, and since their cashew milk is my current favorite, I really must hunt this down.