Soy Milk Recipe – Homemade Soy Milk

Homemade soy milk wasn’t something we planned on getting into, but soymilk is expensive. Even with our Costco bulk discount, we noticed we were spending about $40/month on the stuff, but we were willing to pay the premium because we thought homemade soy milk would take days and produce a crappy version of the store-bought stuff.  But much to our surprise, Hags was recently browsing amazon for some kitchen goodies and stumbled upon a $99 soy milk maker that advertised a 15 minute finishing time to spit out a half-gallon of homemade soy milk. So, we took a chance and ordered the Joyoung Automatic soy milk maker and will never go back to the store-bought stuff. We spent some time on google and finally found a soy milk recipe we were excited to try! Homemade soy milk is just so much better.

Fresh soymilk

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Three sugar traps that Asians avoid

1. Dairy

Traditional Milk Tea in Hong Kong (made with soymilk)

Asian people don’t eat much cheese. Or Yoplait. They don’t drink very much milk either. So, how do Asians get the recommended amounts of calcium and Vitamin D? They get their vitamins and minerals from other foods like fish, sardines, leafy greens, bok choy, spinach, soybeans and soymilk. Continue reading