In recent years, for health reasons, I switched to almond milk. I also added water to that and saved money there as well.
Recently, I needed to change for health reasons again! I was a bit stumped until I remembered that you can make oatmeal milk!
Since the only thing I really use milk in is smoothies, instead of almond milk, I just put some water and a small handful of quick oats in the blender with the other ingredients, blend and voila! It works perfectly and amazingly it is MUCH cheaper than almond milk!
If you want to make oatmeal milk that is strained, you can follow this recipe or the many other variations of recipes online:
There are so many ways to save money. There are pennies, pennies everywhere!