Homemade Oat Milk In Under 2 Minutes

I am officially done buying plant based milk from the store.

For starters, they’re ridiculously expensive, PLUS they contain less than 2% almonds, oats, cashews, etc.

The other 98% is water and a bunch of other ingredients that act as fillers, sweeteners, thickeners and preservatives. I just don’t see the point in spending $5 a gallon for water and a bunch of ingredients I don’t even know.

Planet Oat Milk
Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk
Blue Diamond Almond Breeze

I wish I had known years ago how easy it is to make plant based milk at home.

There is no more racing the expiration date at my house. I can make the exact amount I need of whatever kind of milk I want is under two minutes! Here’s how:

Homemade Oat Milk

1 cup Organic Rolled Oats
4 cups water

Kitchen Blender
Metal Sieve
Kitchen Towel (optional)

I start with a 1:4 ratio of well rinsed rolled oats in water in a blender and blend on high speed for 40 seconds (over blending may cause the milk to become overly smooth in texture).

Strain through a cotton t-shirt or dish towel will give you an ultra creamy texture, I chose to strain 3x through a metal sieve which also works great and leaves a little extra pulp, which I love.

That’s it.

You can expect this milk to last 7-10 days in your refrigerator. Don’t forget to save the oat pulp for your next batch of cookies or dog treats!

Enjoy! ♡

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