Vegan hemp seed milk is a dairy-free, plant-based alternative to traditional cow’s milk. It’s easy to make and can be used in a variety of recipes, from smoothies to baked goods.
Hemp seed milk is a plant-based milk alternative made from hemp seeds and water. It is a popular vegan and dairy-free milk alternative due to its rich, creamy texture and nutty flavor. Hemp milk is also a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron, and vitamin D. It can be used in a variety of ways, including as a milk replacement in drinks, cereals, and baked goods. Additionally, it can be used as a base for homemade vegan cheese and ice cream recipes.
Serving options for Vegan Hemp Seed Milk
Vegan hemp milk can be used in many ways such as adding it to your hot beverages, smoothies, or breakfast cereals. It can also be used as a dairy-free milk substitute in baking recipes. To enhance the flavor, you can add sweeteners or flavorings such as vanilla extract, cocoa powder, or maple syrup. Additionally, you can use hemp seeds left from the milk-making process as a topping for salads, oatmeal, or yogurt bowls.
- Vegan hemp milk can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. It may separate after sitting, so shake well before using.
- You can freeze hemp milk for up to 2-3 months. It may separate when thawed, so give it a good shake or stir before using.
Vegan Hemp Seed Milk
- ½ cup hemp seeds
- 4 cups water
- 1 -2 dates, pitted (optional for sweetness)
- pinch of salt
- Soak the hemp seeds in water for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight.
- Drain and rinse the soaked hemp seeds.
- Add the soaked hemp seeds, water, dates (if using), and salt (if using) to a blender.
- Blend on high speed for about 1 minute or until smooth and creamy.
- Strain the mixture through a nut milk bag or cheesecloth to remove any solids.
- Store the hemp seed milk in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.