skim milk


Definition of skim milk

: milk from which the cream has been taken

called also skimmed milk

Examples of skim milk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To prepare the dressing: Whisk together yogurt, hummus, skim milk, oil, pickle juice, lemon juice, garlic, salt and black pepper. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Lower-fat yogurt dressing keeps Chicken Shawarma Salad healthful," 13 June 2020 As for switching out regular 2%, low-fat or skim milk, coconut milk and almond milk often substitute just fine. USA Today, "Cooking during coronavirus? Best substitutes for recipe ingredients such as milk, eggs or oil," 2 June 2020 Because of this, skim milk, which has the least amount of fat on the market, foams the best for use in coffee drinks. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make Whipped Coffee, the Internet's Favorite Viral Quarantine Recipe," 7 Apr. 2020 The facility stopped the production of chocolate milk and skim milk to be able to get everything through. Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star, "Coronavirus forces Indiana dairy farmers to dump milk as supply chain comes to standstill," 13 Apr. 2020 The recipe gets a healthy twist with high-protein chickpea pasta, skim milk and reduced-fat cheese, and even manages to sneak some veggies in. NBC News, "Broccoli mac and cheese recipe: A healthier way to make mac and cheese — in under 35 minutes," 4 Feb. 2020 At their core, these three alternative milks are vastly different—in a single eight-ounce serving, skim milk actually offers more protein than almond, oat, and coconut milks. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, "Are Starbucks' New Non-Dairy Drinks Healthy? A Nutritionist Weighs In," 9 Jan. 2020 New York dairies, on the other hand, were making a version with skim milk that was much chalkier. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "How Philadelphia Became the One and Only Cream Cheese," 13 Jan. 2020 Limit your coffeehouse drinks to black coffee with milk, or a small skim milk latte. Madelyn Fernstrom, NBC News, "Dr. Fernstrom: 3 diet mistakes you're making before noon," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of skim milk

1596, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2020

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“Skim milk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of skim milk

chiefly US : milk from which all the cream and fat has been removed

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Kids Definition of skim milk

: milk from which the cream has been removed

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Medical Definition of skim milk

: milk from which the cream has been taken

called also skimmed milk

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