Flex your culinary skills. Make your own homemade almond milk. Homemade versions provide an added bonus since they don’t contain any additional thickeners, additives, or artificial ingredients.
3 Cups Almonds – raw, soaked for 4 hours
6 Cups Water
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1 Soak almonds in water for 4 hours (max 6 hours).
2 Strain and rinse almonds. Add soaked almonds and ½ cup water to the pitcher, cover with pitcher lid and PULSE to break up into a thick paste.
3 Select LOW and blend for one minute.
4 Add the remaining water and vanilla.
5 Select HIGH and blend for two minutes.
6 Strain liquid through a milk bag, fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth into a resealable glass container. The milk will keep fresh up to 3 days.
7 Keep the remaining paste as a nut flour to use for baking, if desired.
Recipe: Almond Milk
Serving in this recipe: 6
Total Fat: 30 g 46.2%
Saturated Fat: 2 g 10%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 4.9 mg 0.2%
Total Carbs: 14.2 g 4.7%
Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.9%
Sugar: 2.2 g
Protein: 12 g 24%
Vitamin A: 0% Vitamin C: 0%
Calcium: 18.4% Iron: 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.