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Almond Milk

Making fresh almond milk is easy to do and you can control every ingredient. All you need is raw almonds, water, a blender, strainer and cheese cloth.

Almond Milk

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Making fresh almond milk is easy to do and you can control every ingredient. All you need is raw almonds, water, a blender, strainer and cheese cloth.

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Total Time30 mins
Ingredients
 1 cup Raw Almonds
 2 cups water
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Preparation
1

Take 1 cup of Raw Almonds.

Raw Almonds in a measuring cup

2

Add 2 cups of water to the almonds, cover and let soak for at least 24 hours, no longer than 48 hours.

Raw Almonds in a container soaking in water

Milking the Almonds
3

Strain the almonds and water through a colander and rinse thoroughly to wash away phytic acid. The almonds should feel a little squishy, having absorbed water.

4

Combine the almonds and 2 cups of fresh water in a blender or food processor.

Raw Almonds in a blender with water

5

Using the "Pulse" on your blender or processor break up the almonds a bit then blend continuously for 2 minutes.
The almonds will break down into a fine meal and the water should be white.

Raw Almonds in a blender with water blended

6

Line a fine-mesh strainer with cheesecloth and place over a container for collection. Pour the almond mixture into the cheesecloth.

Blended Almond Meal in Cheesecloth

7

Gather the corners of the cheesecloth keeping the almond mixture contained and twist the cloth closed. Squeeze and press with clean hands to extract as much almond milk as possible. You should have about 2 cups of Fresh Almond Milk.

Blended Almond Meal in Cheesecloth compressed (Milked)

Sweeten
8

If you would like to sweeten the almond milk you can use honey or agave sweetener to taste.

Storage
9

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. It will last for approx 2-3 days.

Bonus
10

The almond meal, once dried can be added to oatmeal, smoothies, or baked goods.
You can dehydrate it easily in the oven by spreading it out on a baking sheet and bake it in a low oven until completely dry (2 to 3 hours).
Dry almond meal can then be frozen and will keep for several months.

Cried Almond Meal on baking sheet

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 cup Raw Almonds
 2 cups water

Directions

Preparation
1

Take 1 cup of Raw Almonds.

Raw Almonds in a measuring cup

2

Add 2 cups of water to the almonds, cover and let soak for at least 24 hours, no longer than 48 hours.

Raw Almonds in a container soaking in water

Milking the Almonds
3

Strain the almonds and water through a colander and rinse thoroughly to wash away phytic acid. The almonds should feel a little squishy, having absorbed water.

4

Combine the almonds and 2 cups of fresh water in a blender or food processor.

Raw Almonds in a blender with water

5

Using the "Pulse" on your blender or processor break up the almonds a bit then blend continuously for 2 minutes.
The almonds will break down into a fine meal and the water should be white.

Raw Almonds in a blender with water blended

6

Line a fine-mesh strainer with cheesecloth and place over a container for collection. Pour the almond mixture into the cheesecloth.

Blended Almond Meal in Cheesecloth

7

Gather the corners of the cheesecloth keeping the almond mixture contained and twist the cloth closed. Squeeze and press with clean hands to extract as much almond milk as possible. You should have about 2 cups of Fresh Almond Milk.

Blended Almond Meal in Cheesecloth compressed (Milked)

Sweeten
8

If you would like to sweeten the almond milk you can use honey or agave sweetener to taste.

Storage
9

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. It will last for approx 2-3 days.

Bonus
10

The almond meal, once dried can be added to oatmeal, smoothies, or baked goods.
You can dehydrate it easily in the oven by spreading it out on a baking sheet and bake it in a low oven until completely dry (2 to 3 hours).
Dry almond meal can then be frozen and will keep for several months.

Cried Almond Meal on baking sheet

Almond Milk

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