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Almond Milk

Why buy plant milk in a box laden with sodium when you can make your own for just pennies a glass? Alternate Cheap and Easy Method: Place 1 TB raw almond butter in a blender with 3 cups filtered water and blend until smooth.

Ingredients

1

Count

Ready In

PT60M PT0M

60

Mins

Difficulty

Medium


Step 1

Soak the almonds overnight in filtered water. Be sure to cover completely as they expand when they absorb water.

Step 1 -- Soak the almonds overnight in filtered water. Be sure to cover completely as they expand when they absorb water.

Step 2

In the morning, drain completely and rinse well several times.

Step 2 -- In the morning, drain completely and rinse well several times.

Step 3

Place the almonds in a blender with 3 cups of filtered water. Blend on high speed until the almonds are fully incorporated into the liquid.

Step 3 -- Place the almonds in a blender with 3 cups of filtered water. Blend on high speed until the almonds are fully incorporated into the liquid.

Step 4

Pour mixture into a paint straining bag (that is new and has not been used for painting!). You can get these at any hardware store for about 99 cents. Strain the milk from the pulp over a bowl until you can't squeeze any more liquid out of the pulp. You can reserve the pulp for another use such as making cookies or crackers.

Step 4 -- Pour mixture into a paint straining bag (that is new and has not been used for painting!). You can get these at any hardware store for about 99 cents. Strain the milk from the pulp over a bowl until you can't squeeze any more liquid out of the pulp. You can reserve the pulp for another use such as making cookies or crackers.

Step 5

Refrigerate any unused milk. Lasts about 2-3 days. If you like your nut milk thicker an richer, more like cream, just add less water. For thinner almond milk, add more water.

Step 5 -- Refrigerate any unused milk. Lasts about 2-3 days. If you like your nut milk thicker an richer, more like cream, just add less water. For thinner almond milk, add more water.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup raw almonds (or your favorite nut or seed)

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