Jugo de Avena (Oat Based Beverage)

Jugo de Avena

Recipe by Woke FoodsCourse: Drinks


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  • 2 cups of oat milk

  • 1 cup of oatmeal (whole, not instant)

  • 1 cup of sweetener of your choice (i.e. sugar, agave, or maple syrup)

  • Juice from 3 limes

  • 2 cups of ice


  • Blend the oatmeal and milk for 3 minutes. Strain the blended mix into a jug to separate out any solid matter. Add sugar to taste.

  • Chill in the freezer (it has to be very cold, or it will curdle). Remove from the freezer and add the ice, stir.

  • Slowly pour the lime juice into the oatmeal mix, stirring constantly to avoid curdling. Serve immediately.

Ysanet Batista

Ysanet Batista is a queer Black-Dominican woman, born in Harlem, NY and raised in between the Dominican Republic and Hialeah, FL. Ysanet graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI and spent a couple of years working in major hotel companies before transitioning to community based work. When she is not cooking or developing Woke Foods, Ysanet is helping other people start their own worker-cooperative businesses at Green Worker Cooperatives at their Coop Academy. Her passions include holistic cooking, farming, writing, and community organizing. She is inspired by the power and magic of Black and Brown people, the ocean, and the Now. She is currently a student at Farm School NYC earning a certificate in Urban Agriculture.