How to make Oat Milk

Not sure what to do with all those oats?  Try this homemade oat milk recipe that's dairy-free, vegan, and takes just 5 minutes to make.

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Oatmeal milk is a great dairy-free alternative to cow's milk.  It's high in fiber and has a nutty flavor. Making oat milk is easy, make your own!

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Prep Time: 5 Min

– Rolled Oats – Water Optional: (as flavor enhancers) – Pinch sea salt – Dates for sweetness


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Overnight in freshwater.

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Soak the oats



And discard the water.

Drain the oats


Add the soaked oats to a blender.

And water, then blend at high speed for 1 to 2 minutes.

(add the salt and dates if you choose to), maple syrup  or agave nectar also work well



Through a canvas fabric, nut milk bag or fine-mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth, squeezing out as much liquid as possible.

For up to 4 days.

Store in a closed bottle

Yes, and is ready in 5-10 mins. See how!

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