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vanilla almond milk

Nothing is better than homemade almond milk, and this recipe proves it. It's creamy, flavorful and easy to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Passive Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks

Ingredients

almond milk

  • 1 cup raw almonds (soaked overnight or for 8 hours)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 medjool dates (pits removed)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 4 cups filtered water

Other

  • nut bag

Instructions

  • Cover and soak the almonds in a bowl overnight or for 8 hours.
  • Drain the water from the almonds and rinse the almonds with fresh water. Place in a high-speed blender.
  • Add dates, vanilla, water and sea salt.
  • Blend on high for 3 minutes.
  • Pour some of the nut milk into a nut bag over a wide bowl. Squeeze the nut bag from the top to the bottom, releasing the liquid from the bag and leaving behind the almond pulp.
  • Continue squeezing out the liquid and adding more of the milk from the blender to the nut bag. Squeeze until no more liquid can come out of the nut bag.
  • Discard the almond pulp or save to use in baking.
  • Place the almond milk in a jar with a lid, and store in the fridge. Before using the almond milk at each use, shake the milk.
  • Milk is good for about a week.