Pumpkin Seed Milk

May 21, 2012 at 12:33 p.m. ET

Luscious, mildly sweet, and loaded with protein, iron, and zinc, this pumpkin seed milk is the perfect non-dairy drink to pair with vegan chocolate chip cookies or stir into your morning coffee. We found this homemade dairy-free milk recipe in Alicia Simpson's cookbook Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food, along with many other crave-worthy and conscience-friendly soul food recipes.

Luscious, mildly sweet, and loaded with protein, iron, and zinc, this pumpkin seed milk is the perfect non-dairy drink to pair with vegan chocolate chip cookies or stir into your morning coffee. We found this homemade dairy-free milk recipe in Alicia Simpson's cookbook Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food, along with many other crave-worthy and conscience-friendly soul food recipes.

Pumpkin Seed Milk

Recipe from Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food by Alicia Simpson

Makes 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds

  • 4 cups water

  • 2 tablespoons agave

  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or pulp from 1/2 vanilla bean


Directions:

  1. Put pumpkin seeds and 3/4 cup water into a blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Add agave and vanilla. With the blender running, slowly add the remaining water.

  3. Store for up to 4 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


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