To make your own plant-based milks, gather the below materials:

  • SoyaJoy G4 Soy Milk Maker & Soup Maker with all Stainless Steel Inside: This machine makes quick and easy work of preparing soy milk, plus other types of plant-based milks. Just soak the soybeans overnight, rinse and drain, and add to the machine. You'll have homemade soy milk in about a half hour!


  • Nut Milk Bag: You'll need these amusingly-named bags for straining plant-based milks. You'll pour in the unstrained liquid and squeeze repeatedly over a large bowl to extract the milk.


  • Glass Pitcher: Pour your homemade milks into a pitcher such as this one. If you plan to make more than one at a time, you'll need two or three.


  • Non-GMO Soybeans: Make soy milk with these beans: they're non-GMO and organic.


  • The New Milks Book: My book tells you how to prepare all sorts of plant-based milks, plus provides recipes for cooking and baking with them.


  • Breville The Boss High-Speed Blender: High-speed blenders do the best job of preparing vegan milks. They work quickly and deliver smoother and better-blended milks.