The simple pleasures of enjoying a bowl of cereal with milk has returned to my life recently, thanks to a line of shelf-stable, plant-based milks from Koita, a natural foods company based in Italy (check out my review of Koita’s Organic Coconut Milk at This Link). This week I am reviewing Koita Oat Milk, made from Italian oats and water, and fortified with vitamins and calcium. I’ve reviewed oat milk-based beverages on the blog before and found them to be quite delicious, and ideal as a milk-substitute in smoothies and shakes, thanks to its creamy texture that’s very similar to dairy milk.
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Koita Oat Milk tastes great on either cold or hot cereal. On its own, it has a slightly sweet taste and an oat-y flavor essence that made me nostalgic for a bowl of oatmeal or perhaps warm oatmeal cookies. That said, Oat Milk tastes great as cold beverage paired with a plate of fresh-from-the-oven cookies. It can be used in your favorite baking recipe as well. You could kick start a pretty tasty brunch with this recipe found right on the carton:
Just add your favorite breakfast meat (vegan or otherwise) and a couple of stiff mimosas, and you’re set!
Koita Oat Milk has the same calories ounce-for-ounce as 2% reduced fat dairy milk — good to know!