Almond, coconut, soy and rice are all popular dairy-free milk alternatives, but there are easier options you can grow and make yourself.
How to grow and make your own dairy-free milk
Consume any of the popular alternative milks in large quantities and the price adds up. However, there are other milk alternatives which are quick and easy to grow.
Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and oats can be turned into nut-free, dairy-free milks that are appetising, full of nutrients, and can be grown and harvested in one season.
All contain tryptophan, an essential amino acid. It is a precursor to serotonin, which in turn is a precursor to melatonin, the ‘sleep’ hormone.