Now that we have established that soy is not the best food,  let’s  make some nut milk. Store-bought nut milks are, essentially, processed foods. They include some unpronounceable ingredients and unhealthy preservatives. I think, making your own is a lot easier and cheaper option.

This recipe makes three cups of  almond milk. Nut milk keeps fresh for 4 days in the fridge.

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

By Dr. Anastasia Published: March 29, 2011

  • Yield: 3 cups

Now that we have established that soy is not the best food,  let's  make some nut milk. Store-bought nut milks are, essentially, …

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. If you are making this milk for a smoothie, you can put it in a smoothie now. If, however, you like a smoother, more "milky" texture, you have to strain the milk.
  2. Put the cheesecloth over your container, or put the milk in the nut bag, and leave the milk to strain for about an hour. The resulting liquid is your actual milk. Don't discard the dry nutty leftovers: they can be used for baking.
  3. To make your almond milk more flavorful and nutritious, please, consider these flavors:
  4. Chocolate almond milk: To the recipe for vanilla almond milk, add 2 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  5. Coffee almond milk: To the recipe for vanilla almond milk, add 2 tbsp of Nescafe powder or 1/2 cup of brewed coffee and agave or stevia to taste.
  6. Cinnamon almond milk: To the recipe for vanilla almond milk, add 1 tsp cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg.
  7. Banana almond milk To the recipe for vanilla almond milk, add 1 mashed banana.
  8. Strawberry almond milk To the recipe for vanilla almond milk, add 1/2 cup of mashed strawberries and agave or stevia to taste.

About Dr. Anastasia

Dr. Anastasia Halldin holds a Ph.D in holistic nutrition. She is a homeschooling mother of four boys and a girl. Dr. Anastasia starred on a yoga TV show. She also produced and appeared in thirteen yoga DVDs. Dr. Anastasia speaks four languages and loves doing crafts with her children. She adores sharing her easy healthy family recipes with other mothers.
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3 Responses to Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

  1. Pingback: Chocolate Almond Milk (and other flavors) « Healthy Mama Blog

  2. Oh I just love homemade almond milk and always have it stocked in my fridge. I think one of my favorite treats is granola with fresh almond milk…heaven!

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