Save money and avoid unwanted additives with this easy-to-make homemade oat milk
Oat milk is my favorite non-dairy milk option, and, it is very easy to make, as it only requires 2 ingredients and 5 minutes to throw together! There are many benefits to making your own non-dairy milk (when possible), one of which is the important health benefits. Many store-bought options for both dairy and non-dairy milks include added oils, sugars, and/or preservatives, so making your own oat milk is a great way to avoid these unwanted ingredients and help your health. By creating your own milk, you are also saving money, and helping the environment by limiting plastic packaging!
Keep scrolling for the simple 4-step process:
1 cup oats (gluten free if desired)
3 cups cold water
1 tsp vanilla extract (for vanilla oat milk)
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder (for chocolate oat milk)
Step by step:
Add your oats and cold water to a blender
On a medium speed, blend the ingredients together until the oats have been broken down and the milk has reached a creamy texture
Using a thin strainer (or nut milk bag) strain your milk and pour into desired container
Store in an airtight container and keep for up to 5 days!
Tip: Save the oat pulp to use in smoothies or baked goods!