How To Make Healthy Homemade Soy Milk Recipe

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Soy milk, also written as soya milk is a milk substitute that is made from soybean. It is a refreshing rich drink. They are a great alternative to normal milk for those that are lactose intolerant or allergic to whole cow milk. It is good for all ages but as an adult, it is recommended that instead of taking animal protein like cow milk, the best milk to take plants protein.

Soybeans, also written as soya beans is one of the richest and cheapest sources of protein. The major benefit of soybeans is its high protein content. It is also rich in vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.

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It contains a significant amount of calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, selenium, and zinc. They have little saturated fat and no cholesterol. Its health benefits include healthy weight gain, relieve menopausal symptoms, boost digestion, increase bone and heart health. Its products include soy milk, soy flour or powder, tofu, and soy oil. In this post, I will be teaching you how to make soy milk using just four ingredients.

Health Benefits of Soy Milk

  • It Contains Calcium and Iron; The body relies on calcium from diet to maintain strong bone tissue. Drinking Soy milk help boost the intake of calcium and iron. This iron helps the red blood vessels function properly, it also ensures that all tissues throughout the body get the required oxygen. Each serving of soy milk provides 1.1 milligram of iron.
  • Soy Milk Contains Riboflavin and Vitamin B12; Vitamin B12 helps the cell to produce DNA, aid in red blood cell function and also keeps the nerves healthy. Soy milk helps the body to get more vitamin B12 when added to our diet. It is also a rich source of riboflavin. One cup of soy milk boost the riboflavin in the body by 0.5 milligram, which is close to 50 percent of the recommended daily intake
  • May Help Lower Cholesterol; It helps to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol in the body. This is because soy milk helps to flush the flavonoids that causes a spike in blood pressure out of the body. A cup of this milk provides about 6-10 grams of soy protein.
  • Helps With Weight Loss; Soy is high in fiber, which makes you feel fuller for a long time. So if you are trying to drop a few pounds, then you should try drinking soy milk often. Adding soy milk or soybeans products to your diet can help you lose fat.
  • It helps With Menopause; During menopause, the estrogen level in a woman’s body is lowered, which can lead to exhaustion, hot flashes, discomfort and mood swings. This puts these women at higher risk of heart problem, breast cancer e.t.c. Soy contains phytoestrogen, which is a safe compound that helps to replace the lowered estrogen level in the body.
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How To Make Soy Milk.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Soya beans. Two cups dried soya beans, after soaking doubles in size.
  • 1 1/2 Litres water.
  • Sugar or Honey.
  • The flavor of choice.
  • Ginger (optional).

Procedure

  • Pick and soak beans seed in water overnight or for 10 hours so it can become soft and easy to take off the skin.
  • Decant the water, add clean water and peel off the skin by rubbing the soya beans between your palms.
  • Rinse multiple times until the seeds come out clean.
  • Put the clean beans in a blender. Add ginger and some water and blend till smooth.
  • Pour the blended soya beans in cheesecloth to extract the milk from the chaff.
  • Pour the extracted milk into a pot, add water and boil on medium heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Add sugar or honey and the flavor of your choice
  • Stir and allow to cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and leave to cool completely.

Soya milk

Soya Milk

Oluborode Ayokanmi
Soya milk is a refreshing rich drink. It is a great alternative to normal milk for those that are lactose intolerant.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Drinks

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Chiffon cloth or cheese cloth
  • Pot
  • Bowls
  • Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Cups Soya beans. Two cups dried soya beans, after soaking doubles in size.
  • 1 1/2 Litres water.
  • Sugar or Honey.
  • Flavor of choice.
  • Ginger (optional).

Instructions
 

  • Pick and soak beans seed in water overnight or for 10 hours so it can become soft and easy to take off the skin.
  • Decant the water, add clean water and peel off the skin by rubbing the soya beans between your palms .
  • Rinse multiple times until the seeds come out clean.
  • Put the clean beans in a blender. Add ginger and some water and blend till smooth.
  • Pour the blended soya beans in a cheese cloth to extract the milk from the chaff.
  • Pour the extracted milk into a pot, add water and boil on medium heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Add sugar or honey and the flavor of your choice
  • Stir and allow to cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and leave to cool completely.

Notes

  • If you leave it on high heat, the milk will boil and spill all over your pot and cooker.
  • Do not soak for too long because it will start having a fermented smell and taste.

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