Plant-Based Yogurt Is Here To Stay—Here Are 10 Brands To Try

Contributing Health & Nutrition Editor By Stephanie Eckelkamp
Contributing Health & Nutrition Editor
Stephanie Eckelkamp is a writer and editor who has been working for leading health publications for the past 10 years. She received her B.S. in journalism from Syracuse University with a minor in nutrition.
Expert review by Molly Knudsen, M.S., RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Molly Knudsen, M.S., RDN is a Registered Dietician Nutritionist with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Texas Christian University and a master’s in nutrition interventions, communication, and behavior change from Tufts University. She lives in the Greater Boston Area, and enjoys connecting people to the food they eat and how it influences health and wellbeing.
collage of plant based yogurts available in spring 2019

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It seems like just a few years ago there were only one or two non-dairy yogurts on the market—and none had quite nailed the whole taste and texture thing. Today, on the other hand, you can find alternative yogurts made from almonds, cashews, coconut, plantains, and even oats! And many are packed with loads of glorious probiotics to boot—and all of which make an ideal base for your favorite grain-free granola. What a time to be alive!

The only problem: choosing which plant-based option you’re going to try first. Here, we’ve rounded up the 10 best plant-based yogurts on the market that appeal to all tastes and dietary restrictions—a couple are even keto-friendly!

LAVVA Plant-Based Yogurt

This plant-based yogurt from LAVVA may just come the closest to nailing the texture of traditional dairy yogurt—and it has the most intriguing ingredient list of them all. Made with magnesium-rich pili nuts (which you’re about to start seeing everywhere), fiber-rich plantains, coconut cream, cassava root, and 50 billion live active probiotic cultures, it’s absolutely packed with nutrition. It’s low-sugar and gets all its natural sweetness from real foods like whole fruit and vanilla bean. Available in seven flavors: original, vanilla, pineapple, mango, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry.

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Nancy's Probiotic Oatmilk Non-Dairy Yogurt

You’ve tried oat milk, you’ve even tried oat milk ice cream, but are you ready to take your oat milk obsession to the next level? Yeah, we are too. This oat milk yogurt from Nancy’s has a slightly oaty, slightly tangy flavor that we can totally get behind. Made with oat milk, faba bean protein, coconut oil, and live active probiotic cultures, it’s the perfect breakfast hybrid. Available in five flavors: plain, blueberry, apple cinnamon, strawberry hibiscus, and vanilla.

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Califia Probiotic Dairy Free Yogurt

It’s no wonder that Califia—maker of some of the tastiest non-dairy milks on the market—would get into the alt-yogurt game. Made with almond milk, coconut cream, and oat fiber, its texture is creamy but still sippable, making it the ideal addition to fruit- and veggie-packed smoothies. And with just 4 grams of carbs (and 3 grams from fiber!)  in the unsweetened version, even keto dieters will be stocking up on this stuff. Available in four flavors: strawberry, mango, superberry, and plain.

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Forager Project Organic Dairy-Free Cashewmilk Yogurt

While the name Cashewmilk Yogurt doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, the combination of coconut cream and cashews delivers one creamy, dreamy texture. Featuring 6 different strains of probiotic bacteria, it’s a great dairy-free way to keep your gut happy too. Available in four flavors: plain, blueberry, strawberry, vanilla, lemon, and cherry.

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Chobani Plant-Based Oat Blend Yogurt

Even the big dairy companies are getting in on the plant-based game. Free of all artificial ingredients, this Chobani plant-based pick includes organic, gluten-free oats (plus, 3g of plant-based protein!). Available in four flavors: blueberry pomegranate, peach mandarin, strawberry vanilla, and vanilla.



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Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative

Silk has been a master of almond milk for years, so it’s no wonder they’ve figured out how to whip this nutrient-rich nut into a smooth, creamy, not-too-sweet dairy-free yogurt. With a simple ingredient list, and one single serve container providing 5 grams of filling protein and 10 percent of your daily value for vitamin D, it’s the perfect little snack to curb those 3 p.m. sugar cravings. Available in five flavors: strawberry, vanilla (and unsweetened vanilla), peach, mixed berry acai, plain, and dark chocolate coconut.

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Kite Hill Almond Milk Greek Style Yogurt

Possibly the thickest of the bunch, this Greek style yogurt from Kite Hill is made with almond milk and will keep you full with 11 grams of plant-based protein and 14 percent of your daily value of fiber. While flavored varieties pack a reasonable 12 grams of sugar, plain contains a mere 2 grams and 0 grams of added sugar. Available in five flavors: plain, vanilla, strawberry, blueberry, and peach.

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Good Karma Dairy Free Yogurt Made With Flaxmilk

This nondairy yogurt from Good Karma sets itself apart with an unexpected key ingredient: flax milk, which delivers 800 mg of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. Pea protein adds 6 grams of protein to keep you full, probiotics add a dose of gut-friendly bacteria, and a complete absence of nuts makes this a smart allergy-friendly pick. Available in five flavors: plain, vanilla, blueberry, strawberry, and raspberry.

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So Delicious Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative

The plain, unsweetened So Delicious yogurt is the perfect blank canvas to load up with berries, nuts, granola, and maybe even a couple dark chocolate chips. Made with coconut milk and live active cultures, it’s also one of the few brands that fortifies its product with vitamin D and vitamin B12—making it a smart pick for vegans looking to load up on those normally animal-based nutrients. Available in 13 flavors, including plain, strawberry banana, key lime, vanilla, and mango.

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Good Plants Almondmilk Probiotic Yogurt Alternative

Dannon’s alternative yogurt line Good Plants is even more proof that big dairy sees the value of plants! These yogurts—featuring almond milk, fava bean protein, and chicory root, among other ingredients—are absolutely packed with fiber (nearly 30 percent of your daily value), offer a nice dose of protein (5 grams), and contain no artificial ingredients. The sugar count stays low even in flavored varieties (just 4 grams), thanks to a bit of stevia.

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