Homemade seed milks

Sunflower Seed Vanilla Milk Recipe

  • Time: 10m
  • Yield: 2 pints
  • Calories: 190 cal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup / 140g Sunflower seeds
  • 3 cups / 700ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Sweetener, such as maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla (optional)
  • a pinch of Salt

Method

  1. Soak the sunflower seeds in water with a pinch of salt.
  2. Leave for 8 hours or overnight then strain and rinse.
  3. Add the seeds and water to a blender and blend on high for 2-3 mins until all the seeds are finely ground.
  4. Pour into a nylon milk bag / cheesecloth with a large bowl underneath.
  5. Squeeze all of the moisture out and then stir in the sweetener or vanilla if desired.
  6. Enjoy the milk within 3 days. Keep in the fridge.
  7. Use the fibre you are left with in baked goodies and smoothies.

Hemp Seed Cacao Milk Recipe

  • Time: 10m
  • Yield: 2 pints
  • Calories: 310 cal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup / 160g Hemp seeds
  • 3 cups / 700ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Cacao/cocoa powder
  • 3-6 Dates
  • 1 tsb Vanilla
  • a pinch of Salt

Method

  1. Place everything into a blender and blend on high for 2-3 mins until all are combined.
  2. Enjoy the milk within 3 days. Keep in the fridge.

Sesame Seed Cinnamon Milk Recipe

  • Time: 10m
  • Yield: 2 pints
  • Calories: 190 cal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup / 130g Sesame seeds
  • 3 cups / 700ml Water
  • 3-6 Dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla (optional)
  • a pinch of Salt

Method

  1. Soak the sesame seeds in water with a pinch of salt.
  2. Leave for 8 hours or overnight then drain off the water and rinse under the tap
  3. Add the seeds, dates and water to a blender and blend on high for 2-3 mins until all the seeds are finely ground.

Source: Nest and Glow

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