Almond milk recipe || Your "How to" guide!
Are you looking for a diary free milk alternative thats super easy to make and deliciously creamy?
You will need:
1 x cup of raw almonds (organic where possible)
4 x cup of filtered water
2 x medjool dates (optional, if you like it sweeter)
1 x pinch of salt
nut milk bag
First you will need to pre-soak the almonds for 2-4 hours or over night in water
Once almonds have soaked for the time frame listed, strain and rinse & now your ready to make your almond milk
Add almonds, water, dates + salt to a high powered blender on high for 1-2 minutes until the liquid resembles milk.
Strain the liquid through the nut milk bag and store in glass storage bottle in the fridge.
Please note: almond milk will last for up to 3 days in the fridge. Freeze in ice cube trays to prolong the shelf-life and use in smoothies/ice coffees.
Watch a live tutorial here to make this easy, health & nutritious recipe : https://youtu.be/tyfOIS_YrE8
GET CREATIVE and add some blue spirulina to make it blue
Almonds are high in the good kind of fat (unsaturated), they’re 20% protein they contain potassium, calcium, iron (non-heme), zinc & vitamin E.
They also contain antioxidant flavonoids better known for their free radicle scavenging activity and reducing oxidation.
1/3 of a cup of almonds contains 24g fat, 9g of protein, 10 grams of carbohydrates, 5g of dietary fibre & 80mg of calcium.
Research has found that almond consumption (45g per day) has shown significant reductions in total cholesterol, LDL-C, and triglyceride levels showing beneficial affects for people with cardiovascular concerns.
Almond skin flavonoids posses anti-oxidant activity that acts synergistically with vitamin E in almonds to prevent oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL blood lipids).
Kalita, S., Khandelwal, S., Madan, J., Pandya, H., Sesikeran, B., & Krishnaswamy, K. (2018). Almonds and Cardiovascular Health: A Review. Nutrients, 10(4), 468. doi:10.3390/nu10040468
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