• Elise Rousse

Hemp Seed Milk, creamy & delicious


Homemade hemp seed milk is my new thing. It is delicate, tasty and creamy, a real discovery. It is quite expensive when you buy it in a shop, much cheaper if you make it yourself. It is ready in only a few minutes with only 2 ingredients: hemp seeds and water.


Hemp seeds have great nutritional value. They are full of high quality vegetal proteins, good fats and minerals.


They're a great way for vegan and vegetarian to get enough protein in their diet.




In addition to their high nutritional value, hempseeds offer many benefits:

  • Their fatty acid content makes them highly recommended for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

  • They contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system

  • They are a powerful antioxidant (fatty acids and vitamins A and E)

It is worth mentioning that hempseeds do not contain THC.

Ingredients

  • Hempseeds, 100 g

  • Filtered water, 1 l

Optional :

  • Spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, vanilla, etc.

  • Natural sweeteners: honey, agave syrup, etc.


Recipe


Soak the seeds in a large volume of water, ideally overnight, so about 12 hours. You can also leave them for 48 hours, replacing the water every 8 hours to prevent them from fermenting, but allowing them to germinate a little (a 2 to 3 millimetre sprout), which will make the milk even more tasty.


After soaking, rinse the seeds gently in clean water to avoid damaging them.

Add all the ingredients in a blender.

Blend for 1-2 minutes until the mixture is white and smooth.

Strain through a cheesecloth or fine strainer.

Put the milk obtained in an airtight glass bottle and keep it in a cool place.

This milk keeps very well for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.


Shake well before every use.


Note that you can add more or less water. The amount of water you choose will give you a richer and smoother texture.


Give it your own personal touch

You can " flavour " your hemp milk and make it even more unique!


My favourite:

  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon

  • 1 pinch of salt


You can also add vanilla extract or a natural sweetener such agave syrup, honey, etc.


And that's it!


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