Almond Milk

by Alana Black 04 Jan 2018

Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is here to stay and whether you're friend or foe of the product, it is a fantastic alternative to cow's milk for vegetarians and those that are lactose intolerant. But did you know you can make almond milk at home? Check out the below recipe to save you a few dollars at the checkout.

Ingredients:

1 cup of almonds

4 cups of water

Tiny pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Soak almonds for at least 12 hours in water with ½ teaspoon of sea salt. The longer the almonds soak, the creamier the finished milk will be.
  2. Drain the soaking water and rinse the almonds well. Do not re-use this water.
  3. Mix almonds with pure water in a blender. Blend for 2-3 mins until smooth and creamy.
  4. Strain mixture into a large bowl through a sprout bag, cheesecloth or thin kitchen towel.
  5. Pour into glass jar and store in the fridge for up to four days.

Hot tip:

Save the pulp of almonds, put on a tray and dehydrate in an oven on lowest heat until completely dry. Run through blender or food processor to make almond flour.

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