A Raw Homemade Almond Milk (Bite This)

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It’s time to get the basics down people. Making nut milk couldn’t be easier. Almond milk also happens to be a goto milk for most of my recipes. It’s one of the most versatile of all the nut milks. So, no more heading to the grocery store to buy factory made boxed up milks. Trust me. When you taste this you will never wont to buy that (crap) old stuff again.

To make nut milks you only need to invest in a very inexpensive nut milk bag. You can substitute other nuts for the almonds… hazelnuts, pecans, cashew, brazil nut, walnut…and if you want a richer milk increase the amount of nuts or decrease for a lighter version… Now go make some milk!

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For the Recipe

1 1/2 cups almonds, soaked overnight then drain and rinse

pinch of sea salt

4 cups fresh filtered water

2 – 4 TB of agave, depending on how sweet you want it (sweetening is optional)

1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean, seeds only (optional)

1. Blend almonds and water in blender for about 2 minute.
2. Strain the milk through a nut milk bag or multiple layers of cheesecloth to make sure no almond pulp will go back into your milk.
3. (Place almond pulp in a airtight container in the fridge to use for the raw cookie recipe coming in tomorrow’s Bite This!)
4. Add almond milk and remaining ingredients to blender.
5. Blend to combined. Pour into pitcher and refrigerate if not using right away.
6. Lasts about 5 days in fridge.

  • Rawfood Rawguru

    i am so grateful that i learned how to make nut milks years ago! so easy. If you have a really good blender like vitamix or blendtec, a nylon mesh bag, and a mason jar with a lid you can whip up a nut milk in mere seconds and store it in the fridge for the week. I put a big pinch of himalayan salt in mine so it lasts longer and brings the flavors out. If i only have the nuts and water as ingredients i love brazil nut milk, but if i have vanilla and some other goodies to throw in there i love using cashews. A truly raw Bali cashew milk is an amazing alternative to dairy because it is SO creamy and naturally sweet like milk!!!

  • Chelsea

    I use dates to sweeten my almond milk, just because I try to stay away from agave. And then I use the pulp for smoothies. Yum! I think I’m going to make one now. :)

    I really want to try the raw cookie recipe!

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