Homemade Nut Milk

Homemade nut milk is delicious in breakfast cereal or oatmeal, smoothies, or to use in baking. If you don’t have a sieve or cheesecloth, you can still enjoy this recipe, but it will be a bit grainy.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 8 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup raw almonds or cashews
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar


  • In a large bowl, cover nuts with plenty of water and allow to soak overnight. Drain.
  • Blend together soaked nuts with 4 cups water and purée on high until smooth. Strain through a cheesecloth or sieve.
  • Stir in salt, vanilla, and sugar.