3 Fun Ways To Use Almond Milk Yogurt For Kids

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Kite Hill. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

By now most people have heard of almond milk and use it on a regular basis. We use it often in our house for on-the-go smoothies, smoothie bowls and more. But until recently I had never tried almond yogurt.

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As more and more people have varying needs for their diets companies are responding with products that will fit their niches. Kite Hill is one of those companies and makes products with “artisan almond milk”, including almond milk yogurt. I had seen in in stores near the other yogurt for adult, but they recently came out with almond milk yogurt tubes, which are a great snack option for kids – especially for kids that can’t have dairy.

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What some parents will find even better is that yogurts are plant-based, soy free, gluten free and made from non-GMO almonds.

As far as taste goes, kids and parents who are used to the creamy yogurt texture will be pleasantly surprised to find a similar texture in the Kite Hill yogurt tubes. The flavor itself has more of a nutty taste than regular yogurt, which is to be expected based on the fact that it’s made from almonds. My kids enjoyed the wild berry flavor best because it provided the most neutral taste profile. Generally, they eat flavored yogurt multiple times a day so they are very familiar with how yogurt tastes and they are fairly picky. For kids who have to avoid regular dairy products these will be fun, tasty treat.

Aside from eating it straight from the tube, we also loved using the almond milk yogurt in a couple of ways.

Freeze it

My kids really loved this. I generally don’t do this with regular yogurt but I thought this might be a fun way to change it up. They called it ice cream and I didn’t correct them. 🙂

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Use it in smoothies

This was our favorite way to use the almond milk yogurt, myself included. The yogurt really blended well with the fruit and the almond milk yogurt. Check out the super simple recipe for this below!

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Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. of unsweetened vanilla, almond milk yogurt
  • 1 tube of Kite Hill Almond Milk Yogurt in Wild Berry
  • 1 tube of Kite Hill Almond Milk Yogurt in Strawberry Banana
  • 1/4 cup of frozen berries
  • 1/4 cup of frozen bananas
  • 1/4 cup of ice cubes

Steps:

  • Add the almond milk first to your blender to make sure things don’t get stuck.
  • Add in your almond milk yogurt and other ingredients
  • Blend and enjoy!

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Hey Mom, you'll enjoy these too!

Make a parfait

The kids always think these are treats but I also use it to make sure they are getting enough good-for-them calories in their meals, whether they eat this for breakfast or a snack. It’s especially important for my son because we’ve had major feeding issues with him.

I also love parfaits because you can take them with you places. For me I like to put them in mason jars, close them up and then use old bottle milk bags from when they were little or smaller coolers to make these on-the-go snacks.

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For this one I used the following ingredients and layered everything in this mini mason jar.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 2 tubes of Kite Hill Almond Milk Yogurt in Wild Berry
  • 1/4 cup of honey almond granola

Each layer of yogurt was a tube. Surprisingly, the almond milk yogurt held up better here than regular dairy-based yogurt. I was able to keep these in the fridge overnight and use them the next morning.

fun ways to use almond milk yogurt for kids - The Everyday Mom Life

The ingredients in the Kite Hill Almond Milk Yogurt Tubes are as follows:

Almond milk, reduced fat almond milk, cane sugar, strawberries, tapioca starch, bananas, natural flavor, fruit and vegetable juice, locust bean gum, xanthan gum, citric acid, live active cultures

Each tube of almond milk yogurt contains 70 calories, 2 grams of protien and 6 sugars.

You can learn more about the whole Kite Hill range of products here. They offer a whole range from yogurt to cream cheese to pasta!


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  • Lori Geurin October 05, 2017 09.26 pm

    I’ve never tried almond milk yogurt but this looks delicious! We love using Greek yogurt in smoothies and I’d love to try this kind too.

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  • Jenn JG October 05, 2017 09.40 pm

    Myself and my youngest can’t do Milk! Nice to know there are other alternatives out there! I am going to have to give this Almond Milk Yogurt a try and see if Ms. Picky likes it!

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  • Katrina + Every Super Woman October 05, 2017 10.15 pm

    Mmmm! We absolutely love Kite Hill products! We’re a vegan family so we’ve tried them all but Kite Hill always impresses!

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  • Denisse Salinas October 05, 2017 10.36 pm

    These are great ideas! I love learning more ways to get kids to eat health and they will love these tasty yogurt recipes!

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  • Cassie October 06, 2017 12.31 am

    I wish we had kite hill over here in Australia! I get so jealous seeing all of their amazing products!! Almond milk yoghurt would be right up my alley

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  • Angie October 06, 2017 12.39 am

    Never tried Almond milk yogurt but it sounds really good. That parfait looks delicious!

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  • Karen Morse October 06, 2017 12.46 am

    Yogurt is such a delight especially in smoothies or overnight oats. I think this is something that I would love to try. Especially since it’s a brand new way to enjoy yogurt!

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  • ChrissyAdventures October 06, 2017 01.00 am

    I love almond milk! And now I have so many different ways that I can use it. I was just using it in mine lattes when I would have coffee. And sometimes maybe in my cereal.

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  • Carmen October 06, 2017 01.08 am

    These recipes sound good. I’ve never tried them but I will be soon!

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  • Theresa | Bridesmaids Confession October 06, 2017 02.05 am

    My kids love almond milk, but I’ve never tried almond milk yogurt before so I’m glad to know this exists.

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  • Faith October 06, 2017 04.14 am

    These are wonderful ideas! My family will need to try these parfaits especially, they look delicious. Your pictures are making my mouth water! Thank you for sharing such yummy-looking recipes.

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  • Elley Mae | Creative Blogger & Pro Photographer October 06, 2017 06.06 am

    You’ve totally just taken me back to my childhood. I used to eat frozen yoghurt all the time as a child, summer or not. It didn’t matter what the time of year was, I always had a tube of it in my hand. M-mmm!

    Definitely trying this out with almond milk yoghurt – would be great coming up to summer here in Australia!

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  • AnnMarie John October 06, 2017 10.28 am

    So those who are lactose intolerant can enjoy this? I would love to make treats from this for my family. I’m sure they’re going to love it.

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  • Melissa Chapman October 06, 2017 02.04 pm

    My family wants to use almond and non dairy milk in general. My son loves yogurt so we have to try this brand , so I will look for it.

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  • Rose October 06, 2017 02.52 pm

    We drink almond milk here. Not exclusively but it’s an option on thebfridge. I have never seen almond milk yogurt. Both my younger kids like yogurt so this would be a nice extra tasty treat.

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  • Kelly Hutchinson October 07, 2017 12.36 am

    I had not seen almond milk yogurt before. I bet this is so good, and is a healthy option too.

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  • Kate October 07, 2017 01.53 am

    Both of my boys have sensitivities to too much dairy, so we’ve tried several non dairy yogurt options. We hadn’t heard of this particular brand before, but I’m going to check it out!

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  • Steph October 07, 2017 02.13 am

    Great snack ideas!

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  • Cindy Ingalls October 07, 2017 07.32 pm

    I’m a huge fan of Kite Hill, from their yogurts to their cheeses. I didn’t know they had these yogurt tubes. I don’t have kids in the house anymore but I think I could get some use out of them myself. I especially love the idea of freezing them to make yogurt pops.

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  • jenny October 07, 2017 11.50 pm

    These recipes look so good. I have never heard of this brand but I definitely want to try it. My kids love yogurt but I have never tried to give them one with almond milk. I’m sure it’ll be a hit.

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  • Brittany October 09, 2017 01.44 pm

    I just saw this the other day. I’m trying to transition my kids to almond milk and this would be a great way!

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  • Morgan October 12, 2017 02.50 pm

    This looks so great! I never knew there was almond milk yogurt, I need to check this out.

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