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Plant-based drinks of all kinds are very much in vogue. The selection on the supermarket shelf is now so large that it is often difficult to decide. But if you’ve been using plant-based milk alternatives for a while, you probably already have a favourite or two – be it in terms of taste or brand. By the way, when it comes to the eco-balance of plant-based drinks, oat milk is the best.

But have you ever tried making your own plant-based drink? It sounds complicated, but it’s not. And on top of that, you save a lot of waste. See for yourself and try our quick and easy recipe for your homemade oat drink.

You can find more recipes for homemade plant-based drinks on our blog.

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Recipe: Homemade oat milk

Have you ever tried making your own oat milk for muesli or porridge? It's very quick to prepare – and you only need a few ingredients.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: DIY, milk alternative, oat drink, oat milk, plant drink, vegan milk
Servings: 8 portions
Calories: 48.7kcal


  • Blender
  • colander
  • Bowl
  • carafe or bottle for storage


  • 100 g oat flakes
  • 1 l water
  • a little more water to soak the oat flakes
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • vanilla flavouring optional


  • Soak the oat flakes in water for about 15 minutes.
  • Put the oat flakes in your blender with a date, a pinch of salt and about a litre of water. If you like, you can add some vanilla flavouring to easily turn your oat drink into a vanilla version. Blend the ingredients in the blender for about 1 minute.
  • Finally, take a strainer and a bowl and pass the oat milk through the strainer to filter out any lumps from the plant milk and collect the clear oat milk in the bowl.
  • And you can enjoy your muesli, your overnight oats or your warm porridge with your own oat milk.


Serving: 125ml | Calories: 48.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.2g | Protein: 1.7g | Fat: 0.9g

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