Homemade Oat Milk

Homemade Oat Milk
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Homemade Oat Milk
I admit that I’m a little late to the make-your-own-oat-milk party, so for the twelve people who don’t know this yet: oat milk is crazy easy to make. Not only is it far cheaper than store-bought, but you also avoid one more container in the trash/recycling bin, and it tastes so much better. You need oats, water, a sweetener (I use a date, but some people like sugar or maple syrup), vanilla and a bit of salt. Unlike 99% of the other blogs out there, I’m not going to bombard you with twenty-two photos of how to make oat milk. You get one photo: the one of the milk straining in my favorite fine mesh strainer.
Keyword organic, Vegan, Alt Milk
Servings
cups
Ingredients
Keyword organic, Vegan, Alt Milk
Servings
cups
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a blender combine all of the ingredients. Blend on high for 45-60 seconds. I use a Blendtec, which is like a Vitamix, so it might go faster than a standard blender, so keep an eye on your blending. If you overblend, it might get a bit slimy.
  2. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a large bowl and then pour into a container to keep in the fridge.
  3. Don’t try to squish every last ounce of the milk out of the pulp. Just call it a loss and find a way to repurpose if you are feeling that guilty. Some ideas – stir into your next batch of oatmeal or oatmeal cookies.
Recipe Notes

Warning – it will separate as it sits in the fridge, so just give it a good shake before you pour. Also, it’s not going to last more than four days before it will go sour, so drink up!

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