How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

We’re not sure about you, but we absolutely love almond milk. With tons of good vitamins and minerals and a taste you just can’t beat, it’s a welcome alternative to milk. Whether you’re lactose intolerant or not, it’s incredibly easy to fall in love with its irresistible taste. But instead of buying it at your local supermarket for a hefty price, you can make it at home with just a couple of ingredients, a blender and some cheesecloth. You can add some honey or maple syrup for a bit of sweetness, some vanilla for an extra kick of flavor and some cinnamon for a bit of zest. Best yet, you don’t have to worry about extra ingredients or preservatives. You get all the flavor as well as all the benefits. Can’t beat that, right?

Watch as we show you to learn to cook your own homemade almond milk. At more than half the cost, we love this easy at home recipe!

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup raw almonds

6 cups filtered water, 2 cups for soaking and 4 cups for almond milk preparation

1 vanilla bean

1 tbsp honey plus more to taste

1 pinch cinnamon (for taste)

¼ tsp salt

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Directions:

1. Soak almonds for at least 8 hours in enough water to cover them plus one inch plus the salt.

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2. Rinse almonds thoroughly. Add in the 4 cups of filtered water and almonds to a blender or Vitamix. Blend for several minutes or until mixture is smooth and creamy. Add in honey and vanilla and pulse until vanilla resembles small black dots.

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3. Using a cheesecloth, strain the mixture into a bowl or pitcher. Gently squeeze and work moisture out of almond pulp slowly to ensure all has been removed.

4. Keep stored in an airtight container or pitcher for up to one week in the refrigerator.

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Special Thanks:

Talent: Lauren Nolan of Lake Shore Lady

Shot and edited by: Matt Rice

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2 Comments

  1. It actually has a better flavor if you blend in about 9 dates instead of honey! We use vanilla extract but I’m sure the vanilla been is just as good!

  2. Please just show the recipe. I don’t need pics; I want to copy it and use it!!

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