This Homemade Vanilla Macadamia Nut Milk is such a delicious and easy dairy-free option. This vegan and paleo recipe can be used in place of dairy milk.

Homemade Macadamia Nut Milk on a platter

Recipe Highlights

Macadamia nut milk doesn’t require straining which means it can be made in about 30 seconds in a high-speed blender like a Blendtec or a Vitamix. The ingredients are simply macadamia nuts, water, vanilla extract, and dates.

Recipe Steps

Step One

To make macadamia milk, you just need to combine the ingredients in the pitcher of a high-speed blender, like a Vitamix

Step Two

Blend the ingredients until creamy, about 30-45 seconds.

Step Three

Use your homemade macadamia nut milk as you would normal dairy milk. I like to serve it with buckwheat groats and fruit for breakfast. Or, it’s also excellent as the base of a smoothie.

Mango and dehydrated buckwheat groats topped with macadamia nut milk.

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Homemade vanilla macadamia nut milk.

Here’s the printable recipe:


Vanilla Macadamia Nut Milk

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This is an easy and delicious dairy-free nut milk recipe.



  • 1/2 cup organic, raw macadamia nuts
  • 3 1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until smooth, about 45 seconds.
  2. Serve immediately.


Keep refrigerated in an air-tight container and use within 5 days. Stir before using.

  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: High-Speed blender
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: how to make macadamia nut milk at home


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