Soy Milk

This homemade soy milk is a tasty dairy alternative, and can be used on cereal or in baking recipes.


  • 1 cup (200 g) dried soy beans
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups (840 ml) water


  1. Clean whole soy beans and soak for 4-8 hours. Steam for about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain soy beans and let cool.
  3. Measure 1 1/2 cups of cooked beans. Place beans, sugar, and water into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. Blend for 1 1/2 minutes until smooth.

To obtain a commercial style soy milk, strain through a filtration bag. Flavor soy milk with 1/2 teaspoon table salt and 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or sweeten to taste with your favorite sweetener. Store extra soaked and steamed beans in the refrigerator for a few days or freeze in their cooking liquid for longer storage.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.