Homemade Almondmilk

Makes about 2 3/4 cups

Making your own almondmilk is very easy—just plan ahead to allow time for soaking the nuts. The best dairy-free smoothies on the block are around the corner. Sweeten with a little honey, if you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup almonds
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Method: 

Put almonds in a bowl and cover by several inches with cold water. Cover and set aside at room temperature to soak overnight or 10 to 12 hours. Drain and rinse almonds.


In a high-speed blender, blend almonds with 3 cups water until thoroughly combined. The mixture will be very frothy. Strain through a cheesecloth, a fine-mesh strainer or a nut-milk bag. Store almondmilk in the refrigerator and use within 3 days. Stir each time before using. 

The leftover almond pulp can be used for baking or added to oatmeal or smoothies.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: just under 1 cup, 5 calories (5 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 0g protein
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