This almond milk is creamier, flavorful and as fresh as it can get. Enjoy it by itself, with coffee or your favorite breakfast meal. Almonds are a good source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated oils, and protein. Nutrients found in almonds are potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamin E.
- 1 cup almonds (soaked)
- 5-6 dates (soaked)
- 2 cups filtered water
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (or paste of 1 fresh vanilla bean)
- Soak almonds and dates overnight.
- Drain and discard water and remove pits from dates.
- In a blender, place almonds, dates, water, vanilla extract and blend well for about 2-3 minutes.
- In a wide bowl, place the a nut bag and strain blended nut milk. Squeeze out as much of the milk and save the almond pulp to make cookies, or for a smoothie blend.
- Refrigerate milk and use within 3-4 days.