How to make vegetable milk: a complete guide for beginners

How to make vegetable milk

How to make vegetable milk is a question for everyone who has decided on a vegan diet or is lactose intolerant.

There are many reasons for someone to decide to consume vegetable milk. Whether you have a health problem (lactose intolerance) or have switched to a special diet (veganism, paleo), or want to try these drinks.

However, you’ve probably noticed that herbs like almonds, soy, or oats aren’t particularly cheap. If you want to continue consuming them, here are some recipes for the most common herbal milk.

How to make vegetable milk

Almond milk


1/2 cup raw almonds (immersed in water for the first six hours)
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon raw agave


  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  2. Mix until you get a thick mixture.
  3. Squeeze the mixture through a gauze or very thick filter.
  4. Store the resulting liquid in the refrigerator.
  5. Almond milk can be refrigerated for 36 hours.

NOTE: You can do the same with aaardo milk.



1 cup oatmeal
4 cups water
a pinch of salt


  1. Pour the oatmeal, water and salt into a blender and mix until you get a thick mixture.
  2. Strain through cheese or strainer.
  3. If the liquid is still thick, strain it again.
  4. Pour the milk into a jar and store in the refrigerator.
  5. The oat milk can last for five days.
  6. Shake well before use.

NOTE: When heated, it thickens, so it is recommended to use cold.

Read on and … Find out which vegetable milk is best for you

Soy milk


1/2 cup white soybeans
2-3 cups immersion water
Mix 4 glasses of water
agave syrup if desired

How to prepare

  1. Soak soy in two or three glasses of water and leave overnight.
  2. The next day, strain and wash the soybeans.
  3. Remove the cuticle.
  4. Add soy to blender and pour 4 cups water.
  5. Mix until you get a thick mixture.
  6. Strain through cheese or strainer.
  7. Heat the resulting liquid in a pan at a temperature of 100 degrees Celsius.
  8. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent the milk from sticking.
  9. Allow to cool and pour into a glass jar or bottle.
  10. Soy milk can last up to 4 days.

Tip plus: In herbal milk, you can add the ingredients you want, such as coconut flakes, fruit, dates … naito8 / iStock / Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

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