How to Make Hemp Milk. This non dairy milk is so easy to make yourself with no straining required! Vegan and gluten free, this homemade milk is very allergy friendly.
With so many allergies, non dairy milks have become very popular. This hemp seed based milk is a new one to me but I love how easy it is to make and how creamy it tastes.
HOW TO MAKE HEMP MILK
Hemp is one of the simplest of the non dairy milks. No soaking or straining, just blending and enjoying!
Simply measure out your hemp seeds, add water, dates, a pinch of salt and vanilla and you are good to go. Blend until it is frothy and the seeds are pulverized.
WHAT DO YOU USE HEMP MILK FOR?
Well, let me tell you!
My friend Lisa is the one who passed this recipe along to me and she also relayed the many ways it can be enjoyed:
- blend it into smoothies for an added boost of protein
- fabulous in coffee or tea
- for making chia pudding
- as a base for overnight oats
- for simply drinking straight to quench thirst!
TIPS AND TOOLS TO MAKE HEMP MILK
I used my bullet blender for this and it was powerful enough but I did soak my dates first. If you have a high powered blender like a Vitamix or Blendtec, that step probably isn’t necessary.
I buy the large bag of hemp seeds at Costco. In addition to using it for hemp milk, I also add a few tablespoons directly to my green smoothies as a whole food protein source.
If you plan to use this for drinking or in coffee adding a pinch of cinnamon is a nice touch.
MORE HEMP SEED RECIPES
- 1/2 cup hemp seeds
- 3 -4 cups water
- 3 dates soaked if needed
- 1/8 tsp vanilla
- pinch sea salt
Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender and pour into a large glass jar with a lid. If using a Nutri Bullet type blender: make this recipe in 2 batches and soak your dates in hot water for 5 minutes beforehand to soften them.
Store in the fridge for up to 3 days, shaking well before using.