So Good Soy Milk Review and GiveawayWednesday, August 10, 2011
Last month, my family and I were able to try out a brand of milk alternative called So Good. This soy milk is made from non-genetically modified soy protein by Identity Preservation who uses a monitoring system to help control each step of the manufacturing process. This ensures that no genetically modified soybeans ever enter the supply stream. I also find it very reassuring. Especially where my kids are concerned. Natural foods are a big part of their diet.
When it comes to milk, I personally prefer organic milk. I don't think I'll ever be able to do without it. But when I come across parents who's children have developed an intolerance to gluten or lactose, for example, I am amazed at how more commonplace it is becoming. We introduced goat milk early on in our kids' diet but we also throw in almond milk as well as rice milk to give them variety. And while it's not always their preference, they don't seem to mind a change every now and then.
I think I'm going to have to try the strawberry flavour next just to make this delicious strawberry banana smoothie.
(Update: I have since come up with a very simple recipe for an iced mochaccino using So Good chocolate milk!)
Also, I was pleased to learn that So Good has factories on both the east and west coast of Canada, reducing its distance to market. It's also great to know that So Good has received two recent Canadian Family Foods Award as well as the Parent Tested, Parent Approved Winner's Seal of Approval.
So Good is owned by Earth's Own, a Canadian food company with a passion for health and wellbeing. Earth's Own are the makers of another beverage called Almond Fresh which recently won the Canadian Living award for Best New Dairy Alternative Product. I shared a couple of the vouchers with my in-laws because a couple of them follow a vegan diet. I brought home a carton and the kids liked it. I found it was great as a milk substitute and especially enjoyed it in my homemade iced cappuccino. Yum!
Disclosure: I received vouchers redeemable towards So Good and Earth's Own products to help facilitate this review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.