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Homemade Oat Milk

Homemade Oat Milk
  • Chill Time: 480 Minutes
  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Vegan

This homemade oat milk is perfect for those looking for a nut-free, dairy-free milk alternative!


  • 1/2 cup Nature's Path Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 1/2 cups water, plus more for soaking (this will make a thicker milk, add 2 cups of water when blending for a thinner consistency)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup OR 1 medjool date (pit removed)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Small pinch of salt


  1. Soak oats overnight, or at least 8 hours, in water (cover oats by 2” of water). Drain and rinse oats.
  2. Place oats in a blender with 2 cups of cold water, vanilla extract, maple syrup (or date) and small pinch of salt and blend on high until liquid and has a consistency of milk.
  3. Place a nut milk bag or a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth over a jug or a bowl, and slowly pour the milk through.
  4. Save for another purpose or discard pulp left in cheesecloth.
  5. Will keep chilled for 3-5 days. Shake well before use.

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Samantha Gutmanis

Samantha Gutmanis

Samantha Gutmanis is a mom, wife, and always hungry. She spends her days with her three adorable daughters; cherishing every small moment with them. Samantha blogs over at My Kitchen Love and posts scrumptious photos at @MyKitchenLove. Life’s big celebrations and humble everyday moments often revolve around food, and brings her tremendous joy to cook for these occasions. It’s a good day when food, family and friends intersect. May you find inspiration in these recipes to create joyful moments for those you love!

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