Coconut milk is one alternative in our home to cow’s milk. There are so many kinds that I think I must have gone thru all kinds until really liking one. My boys like it, I wouldn’t say they drink it every morning, but usually do when they ran out of almond or coconut chocolate milk.
Xantham Gum is an emulsifier and is made by fermenting corn sugar with bacteria. It contains fiber which may cause bloating in some people.