How Do I Choose the Best Non-Dairy Creamer?

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Misty Amber Brighton
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Choosing the right non-dairy creamer can make your morning coffee more enjoyable. This milk substitute comes in powder or liquid form, so you may want to try both types to see which one you like better. You can buy non-dairy creamers in a variety of flavors, so you may choose a flavored cream or a plain one. If you like a lot of variety, you may want to purchase cream substitute in multi-flavored packets so you can try a different flavor each day.

It can be a good idea to find out how to store non-dairy creamer before you buy it. This is because some brands may need to be refrigerated, while others can be stored inside a kitchen pantry. You may not have a refrigerator available if you are buying this milk substitute for your office, in which case you should avoid buying a cream that needs to be kept in an icebox.

Cream substitute comes in many sizes, so you might want to consider how much of this product you might need. If several people might be using the cream, it might be smart to buy a very large container. Doing so may be more economical than buying several small containers of this milk substitute; this could also save time because you will not need to make multiple trips to the grocery store. If you have never used non-dairy creamer before, it can be a good idea to buy a small canister so you can find out if you like it before buying large amounts.

If you like to drink your coffee on the go, you may want to buy travel-sized non-dairy creamer. You can purchase powered creamer in small packets or liquid creamer in tiny cups. Each one is usually just enough for an average-sized cup of coffee. An added bonus is that you can buy packages that have several different flavors, so if you are sharing this milk substitute with others, each person can find a flavor she likes.

Non-dairy creamer normally has a very long shelf life, but it can become difficult to mix when this cream substitute is close to its expiration date. For this reason, you may want to see what the expiration date of this product is before you buy it. Choosing one that has several months left can ensure you are able to use all of the creamer before it loses its consistency.

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