How to make homemade oat milk
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Today we are going to learn how to make oat milk at home. A milk which, in addition to being very healthy, helps take care of the intestinal flora and reduce cholesterol.

Cow’s milk protein allergy and lactose intolerance have become more and more common. In addition, in recent years there has been a worldwide trend to replace cow’s milk with different options of plant-based milk. Although they are expensive in supermarkets, it is possible to make your own oat milk at home.

Today we are going to share a recipe for making oat milk, one of the cheapest options in terms of plant milk. In addition to being very healthy, it helps to take care of the intestinal flora, to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It is also recommended for those who want to lose weight, as oat milk is satiating and contains complex carbohydrates, which are slowly absorbed by the body. Here you can check all the properties of oats.

Ingredients for making homemade oat milk.

  • 6 tablespoons of oatmeal.
  • 1 liter of water.
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional).
  • Natural sweetener to taste (optional).

How to make oat milk at home.

  1. Let the oats soak in the water for at least 1 hour.
  2. Put all the ingredients in a blender, add the water and mix well.
  3. Filter the mixture using a cloth or a fine strainer.
  4. Keep in the fridge.

Homemade oat milk can be stored for up to three days.

The leftover oats in the “sieve” can be used as a cream, to leave the skin soft.