Hemp seeds are an ideal superfood for a raw food or vegan diet due to their protein and essential fatty acid content. This quick and easy recipe for a raw food hemp milk made from hemp seeds can be used over raw granola, a bowl of fruit, in smoothies and shakes, or enjoyed on its own.
- 1/2 cup hemp seeds
- 2 cups water
- 2 medjhool dates
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Hemp milk Variations:
- Add 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
- Add 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
- Add 1/2 teaspoon of spice such as cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, or allspice
Blend all of the ingredients together on high speed for 20 seconds. Optionally, you can strain the liquid through a cheesecloth to remove the seed particles. Serve your hemp milk immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Something to go with the milk? Avocado lime vegan muffins