Whether for health or dietary reasons, many foodies are transitioning away from the use of animal by products in their daily foods and opting for more natural alternatives, such as grain milk. This recipe by food blog The Rawtarian is a simple homemade buckwheat milk that is made using hulled buckwheat seeds, water and sweetener.
Despite the lack of lactose, the buckwheat milk promotes stamina and muscle strength making it a wholesome replacement. It is simple to make at home requiring only a cup of hulled buckwheat soaked for 12 hours and blended with agave, salt and more water. This milk substitute can be used in smoothies, soups, cereals and drinks.
As consumers look to find more sustainable, natural and homemade dairy-free alternatives to use in meals, items such as grains become readily available ingredients that adequately mimic the taste, flavor and texture of the animal product beverage.