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MYO Coconut Drinking Milk

Tasty and nutritious dairy free milk is actually very easy to make. One of the best alternatives to dairy based milk is Almond Milk. (view here to see our recipe to make your own Almond Milk) however not everyone can eat nuts. Many people are sensitive to dairy and nuts making choosing a dairy free milk a little more restrictive. Here is our recipe for dairy free and nut free Coconut Drinking Milk.
Keyword Corn Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, FODMAP Friendly (option), Fructose Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Preservative Free, Processed Sugar Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Yeast Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine coconut and 2 cups water in a blender, or food processor and blend at high speed for 2 - 3 minutes or until well combined. 
  • Using a fine strainer, Nut Milk Bag, clean chux or cheese cloth strain the coconut milk into a bowl or jug. Make sure you squeeze all of the coconut milk out from its pulp as possible. 
  • Return coconut to blender and add remaining 2 cups of water. Repeat process. (The Vitamix is perfect for well-blended and smooth milk). 
  • Store in an air-tight container in refrigerator. 

Notes

Make It Personal:
Recipe Tips:
  • For extra sweetness blend shredded coconut with Coconut Water instead of fresh water or add 1 teaspoon Raw Honey, Pure Maple Syrup, 1-2 pitted Dates or Liquid Stevia to taste.
  • For added texture skip the straining step and transfer coconut milk straight to your container.
  • Using a good quality blender will ensure smooth and creamy Coconut
  • Drinking Milk that you can make in minutes. We recommend the Total Nutrition Vitamix.
Sensitive to FODMAPs?
  • Depending on your sensitivity to coconut products, you may or may not be able to tolerate small quantities of coconut milk. Coconut is generally tolerated up to 1/4 cup per serve.