to Make Almond Milk
Dr. Ben Kim
you learn how to make your own almond milk? It's one of a few easy-to-make
alternatives to cow's milk, and is far healthier for you than most
commercially available dairy. Though you can purchase almond milk
in most grocery stores these days, as you'll see below, it's a snap
to make your own at a fraction of the cost.
regularly suffer from nasal congestion, sinusitis, ear infections,
joint pain, asthma, seasonal allergies, hyperhidrosis, indigestion,
diarrhea, psoriasis, eczema, or any other autoimmune illness, you
may experience significant improvement in your health just by avoiding
the years, I've actually observed hundreds of folks who have made
complete recoveries from some of these and other chronic health conditions
just by avoiding dairy.
you experience any chronic health challenges on a recurring basis
and you regularly eat dairy products, I encourage you to go for one
or two months without dairy. This is one simple experiment that will
cost you very little and could potentially make a huge difference
in the quality of your life.
to all-natural almond milk, here's how you can make it in just a few
measure out one cup of sweet, unroasted almonds.
almonds to a strong blender. My mom has been "borrowing" our vita-mix
over the past few months, so we've been using our old cuisinart
as of late - it's quite a sturdy blender and does a fine job with
this and other recipes that call for heavy blending.
to eight soaked dates. It's best to have the dates soak for at least
an hour for easy blending. Three dates if you enjoy only the most
subtle hint of sweetness to your milk, and closer to eight if the
sweetness of most commercial brands of non-dairy milk is about right
cups of cold water. We keep a jug of cold tap water in our refrigerator
at all times. There's nothing like a glass of cold water on a hot
summer day, right?
softener that has a quality coconut fiber filter ensures that all
of the water that runs through our home is free of contaminants, including
chlorine - highly recommended if you're ever in the market for a water
softener or whole-house water filter.
what our all-natural almond milk looks like just a millisecond after
this look like a delicious milk that any dairy lover would want to
try, knowing that it's about seven billion times healthier than cow's
freshly blended almond milk - we pour it into a strainer that sits
over a large bowl.
use a spoon to gently coax every last bit of milky goodness out of
the almond pulp.
straining - don't want to miss a drop.
you're left with about four glasses of cold and creamy almond milk.
It's best to store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator,
where it will stay fresh for about four to five days.
to do with the almond pulp that's left over?
add it to cereal or a smoothie to boost healthy protein and fiber
don't mind a little chocolate in your life, add some truly
healthy chocolate (cacao nibs) to the almond pulp. Just a teaspoon
goes a long way in adding flavor, texture, and health-promoting effects
on your cardiovascular system (tons of flavonoids in quality cacao).
a tablespoon of raw,
organic honey on top, and that's all there is to it. A simple
way to enjoy every last bit of the almond milk-making process.
the recipe without pictures, please feel free to view:
Almond Milk Recipe
last note: if you're a vanilla person, add the vanilla specks from
one vanilla bean to the mix before blending.
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