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How to Make a Nut Milk – Almond Milk

How to Make a Nut Milk – Almond Milk

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How to Make a Nut Milk - Almond Milk


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(OrganicJar) I’m a huge fan of nut milks especially because they’re so much healthier than dairy milk and taste amazing! I created a quick, simple video with my friend Lisa Paris explaining just how easy it is to make your own almond nut milk.
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Almonds are an incredible food! They were one of the first cultivated nuts on earth and are so rich with nutrients. Its important to mention that you need to be buying ‘raw’ organic almonds to get them most nutrients from them.
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However, many don’t know that a law was passed a few years ago requiring all almonds to be pasteurized. The worst part is they can still legally be labeled as raw! If you didn’t know this, make sure to check out an article I wrote all about it here: Raw Almonds Are Illegal The good news is there are 2 loopholes that still allow you to purchase truly raw almonds, so make sure to check that article out.

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Okay, back to our amazing Almond Nut Milk! Here’s what you’ll need to make this:

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups – Raw Organic Almonds
  • 4 Cups – Purified Water
  • 2 Pitted Dates
  • 1 tsp – Vanilla Extract
  • A Dash of Cinnamon (optional)

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Nut Milk Bag / Cheesecloth (or as Lisa mentioned a cheap ‘Paint Strainer’ found at any hardware store)

Directions

  1. Soak the almonds  in 2 cups water for 24 hours; rinse well and discard soaked water (forgot to mention this in the video). Why you need to soak your almonds: Raw organic almonds have a natural growth inhibitor on the outside that is toxic — not deadly, but not pleasant, especially for sensitive individuals. The 24 hour soaking removes this. I usually change the water several times, just to remove the toxins.
  2. Blend: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Strain: Strain through a nut milk bag. You can use a nylon bag designed for this purpose, a hemp bag designed for sprouting, a cheese cloth or even a paint strainer found at any local hardware store.
  4. Enjoy! The liquid is the milk. The pulp has plenty of nutrition and uses.

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  1. Excellent! Thank you for sharing a great and tasty recipe!

  2. Great! been looking for a milk alternative other than soya milk.

    Question. How organic is your paint strainer?

  3. i think a cheese cloth could work just fine or just use a french press…if you are worried about the organicness of the paint cloth

  4. Jason,

    I’m going to show this to my wife. She use to drink almond milk all the time before our big health food store closed down. Now she can start making her own.

    Thanks!

  5. Jason, it was nice meeting you this afternoon, and chatting with you. I apologize for talking your ear off :) I knew we didn’t have much time :) I left the meeting without taking the paper that your wrote your email address on. Would you mind sending it to me? I was going to call Kevin’s office and ask the staff there if they had seen it. Thanks for giving me the web address of organic jar. Nice web site. Looks like a lot of good information. Best wishes!!

  6. I found this interesting recipe for nut milk – using almonds…Some of you folks interested in health, fitness, or both could consider this…Maybe I should consider this myself…

  7. It's actually quite tasty. I can't do soy milk, and I don't care for rice milk. For me, its easier on my bladder than the others. I highly recommend it.

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