6 January, 2013
Almond Milk RecipesPosted in : Healthy Recipes on by : kas10900 Tags: Almond Milk, Almond Milk Recipes, Almonds, Dairy Alternative, Healthy Drink, how to make almond milk, making nut milk, nuts
Almond Milk is a healthy alternative if you want to avoid dairy. Whether you are vegan or just lactose intolerant and don’t want to drink milk, almond milk is a great substitute for cow’s milk. There are lots of tasty almond milks on the market now in a variety of flavors like vanilla or chocolate. There is unsweetened almond milk as well.
Making almond milk from scratch is a simple process. It’s easy to do and you can use your freshly made almond milk in other recipes too. Here are some easy almond milk recipes and tips on how to make your own almond milk.
Easy Almond Milk Recipe
3 cups of water
1 cup of almonds (raw and unsalted)
2 dates or equivalent amount of sweetener of your choice
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Put all the ingredients in a vitamix or blender. Allow to soak for at least one hour or overnight in the fridge.
Blend until smooth.
Place a piece of Cheese Cloth double thickness over a large mixing bowl.
Pour blended almond mixture over the cheesecloth and allow the liquid to strain through the cloth.
Close and twist the cheesecloth around the almonds and squeeze out all the remaining liquid that you can.
Enjoy your freshly made almond milk now or use in another recipe.
Almond Milk Health Benefits
Drinking almond milk is good for your health. Almond milk contains fiber and protein and omega-3 fatty acids. It helps lower cholesterol and improves mood and memory. It also is a good source of selenium, magnesium, manganese and vitamin E. These vitamins and minerals are important to bone health and healthy teeth. Almonds are also heart healthy and good for weight management.
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