Going gluten-free, dairy-free or vegan means switching your milk consumption. Of course, not just milk but a complete diet too! However, a dairy-free or vegan diet has multiple alternatives for milk- oats, soy, almonds, and so on. All of them are healthy and super delicious. However, here we are going to talk about how to make oat milk in 3 simple steps.
It’s creamy, super-delicious with the perfect ounce of sweetness. You can even enjoy your favorite coffee with oats milk. Well, for non-sliming, creamy consistency, you can use Acekool Blender BC2. So, take a look at how to make oat milk at home.
How to Make Oat Milk
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Step 1- Gather all the needful including oats, water, a high-end blender such as the Acekool Blender BC2, and some additional sweeteners. Well, the sweetener part is optional. These days, people are ditching sugar and high-fat content food. So, skip the sweeteners if you are avoiding sugar, else you can add a little or look for other healthy alternatives.
Step 2- This step is all about blending. Well, once you get all ingredients, you must start the process. Pour oats and water into the blender. Blend for 20-30 seconds. Just make sure you don’t blend it for long. After blending, strain the mixture through a muslin cloth or any thin cloth piece.
Step 3- The last step is nothing but about enjoying your delicious oat milk. After you strain the oat milk, store it in a sealed container and put it in a refrigerator. Enjoy it with your favorite breakfast cereal or just about anything you want to add it to.
Now that you know how to make oat milk at home, you might wonder which type of oats is the healthiest. Of course, oat milk is nutritious and with the right type of oats, you can make it even healthier. On that note, there are 3 popular types of oats- quick/instant, steel-cut, and rolled oats. While all these 3 types are straight out of oat groats, it’s the processing that differs to enhance its taste. Let’s know a little more about these 3 types-
Quick/Instant Oats- Unlike traditional oats, quick oats go through elaborate processing to speed up the cooking time. It’s prepared by the stream and rolled thinner than usual oats. On cooking, you’ll like a mushy texture and a mild flavor.
Steel-Cuts Oats- Quite similar to unprocessed oat groat, steel-cuts oats are known as Irish Oatmeal. Interestingly, the groats are cut down by large blades to make a steel-cut type. It has a chewier texture, is coarser, and has a nuttier taste. The best way to cook this steel-cut oat is to soak it beforehand.
Rolled Oats- Old-fashioned oats that are steamed and flattened become rolled oats. It’s easier to make than steel-cut oats, and rolled oats have a mild flavor and soft texture. Mostly, rolled oats are used for muffins, cookies, and bread.
There can’t be a debate about how healthy oat milk is. Using these rolled oats for milk extraction is quite apt. However, you can use other ones also. Nevertheless, you must ensure to follow the process end-to-end to enjoy homemade delicious oat milk.