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The Benefits of Oat Milk (with Recipe)

The oats left in the nutcloth or cheesecloth after straining can be eaten, added to a smoothie, or used as a facial mask for clear and soft skin.

From here, you can experiment with adding anything you would like to your recipe. Oat milk is naturally sweet, but for a sweeter or even dessert-like drink, try adding sugar, brown sugar, molasses, maple syrup, or agave. For a special flavor you may like to add coconut shavings, or ripe strawberries or bananas. Adding the banana is also a good way to thicken the oat milk without worrying about lumps, and add some extra nutritional value. Some other suggested flavorings and spices for experimentation include cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, salt, vanilla, or chocolate.

Whether you choose to drink oat milk for the health benefits, taste, cheap cost, dairy intollerence, or vegan diet I hope that this article will help you enjoy your drink more by understanding the benefits of what you are consuming, and the enjoyment gained by making it yourself.

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Laura Shults is working to spread peace through veganism, and is devoted to finding the truth through love and harmony.

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6:03PM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

I'm now having oat milk, and it tastes horrible. However, with this advantages , I can endure that

8:28AM PST on Nov 22, 2012

i've never noticed oat milk before, will be paying more attention now~

8:04AM PST on Nov 22, 2012

tryed oat milk once. was horrible. reminded me of a powerbar.

7:53AM PST on Nov 22, 2012

I'm not vegan, but I do love soy, coconut, and rice milk. Just a few days ago I found oat milk and tried it, and it's sooo good. Making my own milk at home never even occurred t ome. Now I think I have to try it. Thanks

9:00PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

Oops, error, grammatical error, forgot the be in maybe! Shocking! Drank too much hibiscus tea, may the Great Pumpkin forgive me...didn't finish proofreading, the neighbour's cat just gave She Who Must Be Obeyed (an elder sixteen year old cat) a whack of her paw while visiting me. The two younger cats have little respect for their elders! (Apologies to Charlie Brown).

8:57PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

I have quite a variety of oats so will be giving this a try soon. The days are getting shorter and the nights colder now that it is almost the end of October. Heated oat cereal is always welcome but one can also add oat milk to the breakfast as well. While I drink two percent milk there is always room for different liquid beverages and oats are wonderful.

MikI D, Care2 can't put the cheese cloth over your eyes. Keep up the good work and may you will get an offer for checking out the words before they hit cybrrrrr space!

4:15PM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

The Australian oat milk is not very tasty, I will try to make my own.

11:46AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Thanks!

1:12AM PDT on Apr 7, 2012

Although we have several large supermarkets in our town, I have never seen oat-milk. I'd like to taste it before trying to make it - but perhaps I'll try making a small amount. It almost seems like having too much, considering I have oatmeal for breakfast each day. I've been using the other milk alternatives for some time now.

11:53PM PDT on Apr 6, 2012

Thanks. Love this stuff. Even as soap & shampoo!

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