Hemp Milk Benefits + Recipe

Hemp milk is a great alternative milk if you have allergies to nuts, dairy, or soy. Hemp milk contains protein and various vitamins, making it a great choice for when you need to use milk in a recipe.   

hemp milk

We will teach you how to make hemp milk right at home using our Better Option Foods Hemp Hearts and answer any questions you may have below. Hemp milk is a simple, quick, and delicious milk alternative!

Ingredients needed for hemp milk

  • ½ cup hemp seeds
  • 3-4 cups filtered water (use less for a creamier milk)
  • Pinch of salt or 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp vanilla (optional)
  • 1 whole date, pitted (optional)

How to make hemp milk

  1. Put all ingredients in a high-powered blender
  2. Blend on high for about 1 minute, or until well blended
  3. Strain milk if desired
  4. Pour into glass container
  5. Chill, and serve

Is hemp milk good for you?

Hemp milk is good for you. However, it depends on the brand you buy. A lot of brands have unhealthy additives to the milk such as gums, guars, artificial flavors, and preservatives.

Is hemp milk healthier than oat milk?

We believe that hemp milk is healthier than oat milk because hemp seeds have more nutrients than oats. Whole hemp seeds contain approximately 36% dietary fat, 26% high quality and digestible protein and 31% carbohydrates. Oat milk is not suitable for people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity or with celiac disease. Oat milk is usually also very high in sugar.

Does hemp milk have CBD?

No, hemp milk does not contain CBD.

Does hemp milk have THC?

Hemp milk does not contain THC. Our hemp seeds have been lab tested and certified to be THC free.

Is hemp milk anti-inflammatory?

Hemp seeds contain anti-inflammatory properties. If you make hemp milk with our hemp seeds, those anti-inflammatory properties will carry over into the milk.

How do you make hemp milk?

Making hemp milk is easy. All you need to make it is water and hemp seeds.

Where can I buy hemp milk?

We do not recommend buying hemp milk. It is better to make your own with our hemp seeds. Why? Because store bought nut and seed milks contain a lot of other additives such as gums, guars, and preservatives.

How to store homemade hemp milk?

Store hemp milk in an air-tight glass container for best results and a longer shelf life. Shake your hemp milk well before serving.

How long does homemade hemp milk last?

Homemade hemp milk will last for 5 days up to a week. Use your best judgement.

Do I need to strain hemp milk?

In our experience, it is not completely necessary. If you have a good blender, it should blend the hemp seeds up very well. You totally can strain it if you want to, though.

How to strain hemp milk

To strain your homemade hemp milk, you can use a cheesecloth or nut milk bag. Both of those work well as a strainer. Make sure when you are straining to strain into a big bowl first, and then pour into your storage container.

Hemp milk is a great alternative milk if you have allergies to nuts, dairy, or soy. Hemp milk contains protein and various vitamins, making it a great choice for when you need to use milk in a recipe.   

This great milk alternative is simple, quick, and delicious to make! We hope you will enjoy this recipe for hemp milk using our Better Option Foods Hemp Hearts.

Place an order for hemp hearts, or purchase our other hemp products here.

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