Eat

basic almond milk

February 7, 2016
Eat

basic almond milk

February 7, 2016

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I really didn’t realise how easy ‘nut milks’ are to make until recently and you can create so many infusions and flavours to suit your taste or that dream smoothie you keep on thinking about. Almond milk is something I would always buy from the shop and end up throwing half of the bottle away a few days after opening it.

So here i’ve created my ‘one serving’ basic almond milk and some ideas for infusions for you to start creating in your healthy kitchen!

You will need:

1/2 cup of almonds, soaked overnight

300ml filtered water

1 x nut milk bag

Optional idea:

2 tsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp rose water

1/2 tsp vanilla powder

Method:

  • Place the almonds and water in a blender
  • Blend for a minute or so
  • Drain the milk through a nut milk bag (this makes the basic almond milk, easy!)
  • Add in the optional ingredients (I blended mine)
  • Enjoy x x

Infusions and Ideas:

  • Cacao
  • Matcha
  • Coffee
  • Maple Syrup
  • Lavender
  • Berries
  • Vanilla

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Im using the Vitamix S30 blender and the Living Synergy Nut Milk Bag

Sophie Benbow

Sophie is a true advocate for health and wellness. Her conscious eating and regular fitness regime has given her knowledge that she wants to share with all of her readers. From her personal recipes to her personal style and training tips you can find it here at sophiebenbow.com.

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