Rich in nutritional content and delicious in taste, Almond Milk is a drink made from ground almonds and water. That’s it!
And it’s so easy for you to make at home.
It is a popular plant-based alternative to cow’s milk, but as far as I am concerned a much healthier alternative. It doesn’t cause a mucus build up in the blood in the way dairy can, and the body can utilise the goodness easily.
Making your own is a much better way of getting the goodness in as most commercial almond milk manufacturers add vitamins and other nutrient fortifications, as well as thickening agents like carrageenan, a seaweed derivative commonly used as a beverage stabilizer.
How to make your own…
Soak 1 cup of almonds uncovered in water for 24hrs.
Drain and discard the soaking water.
Rinse the almonds.
Blend them on high speed with 2 cups of fresh water.
Strain well using a cheesecloth.
Add a little vanilla, sweetener or cinnamon to suit your taste buds.
This should last in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days and contains some incredible health benefits, such as vitamin E, riboflavin, fibre, magnesium calcium and potassium.