How to Make Your Own Plant-Based Milk

Making your own plant-based milk is easy! Try something new to serve with your breakfast.

On Episode 3 of the Snackables Podcast with Rip and Jess, they share three of their favorite at home recipes for making plant-based milk. For your convenience, we have outlined these delicious recipes. 

Evan and Jess's Corn Milk Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup organic corn (about 2 Corn cobs worth)
  • 1 Medjool date, pitted
  • 4 cups water
  • pinch of salt 

Directions:

  • Cut corn kernels off of the two cobs (or you can use ½ cup frozen corn).
  • Add the 4 cups of water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add corn kernels to pot and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Pour the corn and water into a powerful blender with the Medjool date and a pinch of salt.
  • Blend thoroughly (on high) for one minute. Always start the blender on low and then slowly ramp up to high speed.
  • Pour blender contents into a container with a lid and place into refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Shake before serving.

Banana Milk

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup water
  • Optional, add any of the following:
    • 1 Medjool date (pitted), 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, or a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg

Directions:

  • Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender for one minute. Use right away.

Pumpkin and Hemp Seed Milk (no filter needed) Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1-2 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 6 cups water
  • pinch of salt

Directions:

  • Add all ingredients to blender
  • Blend thoroughly (on high) for one minute. Always start the blender on low, then slowly ramp up to high speed.
  • Pour blender contents into a container with a lid and place into refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Shake before serving.

One of our favorite snack recipes is "cookies and milk". Try using the Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie (Rip's favorite) or Classic Oatmeal Raisin Cookie (Jess's favorite) with your homemade plant milk!