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A couple nights ago we soaked some soy beans in the fridge to make soy milk. In order to make soy milk, you have to soak the beans*, strain the beans, remove the hulls, add water, blend the beans, filter the mix and heat the liquid with a bit of salt and honey. Removing the hulls was quite the task but worth every second once we tried it as a Green Tea with Ginger Soy Latté! So tasty and sweet in flavor - because of the honey. We'll definitely be trying it again soon! The left over soy pulp is called 'okara'. Okara can be made into tofu and applied to different recipes!


* If the anti nutrients in soy are not removed by extensive preparation like fermentation or soaking, soybeans are really bad for your health. Learn more about it here.

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Tags: beans, milk, organic, soy

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Comment by Gabriela on July 1, 2012 at 5:35pm

I have posted the recipe on my blog- take a look:

http://ourearthland.blogspot.ca/2012/07/how-to-make-organic-soy-mil...

Good luck and enjoy!

Let us know how it goes:)

Comment by Cornelia on June 30, 2012 at 9:18am

Thanks so much for sharing this, Gabriela. What is the recipe that you followed? I'd love to learn more about your process!

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