how to make almond milk

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Here are recipes for almond milk and almond butter.

It is a healthy and easy recipe that does not use any preservatives, so please try making it together.

This almond milk can be made with only two ingredients. You can also make a thick almond butter by adding a few ingredients.

You can use almond milk for coffee, almond butter for toast, salad dressing, etc. You can use it for various dishes and drinks, so cooking will be fun 🌼

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I myself feel that cooking is the most familiar to me, as it can be naturally incorporated into everyday life. There is no doubt that this almond milk will be useful in various situations such as morning coffee, smoothies, cereals and oats.

What are the benefits of making almond milk at home?

For those of you who love almond milk, but find it difficult to make, and find it easy to buy at your local supermarket or cafe, here are the benefits of homemade almond milk! !

Almond milk that is generally sold is often sweetened with sugar, flavored, or preservatives are used.

But if it's handmade...

① Sugar-free almond milk has no added sugar or preservatives, and is rich in healthy fats that keep blood sugar levels from rising, making it perfect for people on a diet or who want to keep calories down.

② Almond milk is not a dairy product as it is made from water and almonds. Therefore, it is a drink that can be drunk by vegans and those with allergies to lactose and dairy products.

③Almond milk contains 0.2g of dietary fiber per 100ml. Dietary fiber has the effect of increasing the volume of stools, and is an indispensable nutrient for constipation measures. It also helps to improve the intestinal environment by increasing the number of intestinal bacteria.

4. The advantage of homemade milk is that it is cheaper than buying it in the market and the cost can be kept down.

⑤ Above all, it's easier than we think! ! !

how to make homemade almond milk

The benefits of homemade almond milk have made some people want to make it. Sorry I made you wait! ! Let's finally make homemade almond milk together.

step 1

Soak the almonds in a bowl of cold water overnight (about 8-10 hours).

step 2

In the morning, drain the almonds and wash them with cold water. Place in blender with 4 cups of filtered water and blend.

Beat in a blender until creamy milk is formed.

step 3

Strain the almond milk through a nut milk bag or cheesecloth. If you don't have one , place a cloth or gauze in a bowl and strain the blended milk into the bowl. Try to squeeze out all the liquid.

⚠️ It's very important to squeeze the water out of the blended almonds!

What do you do with the shavings...?

Don't even think about throwing away the almond pomace! Pressed almonds can be used in homemade granola, morning smoothies, yogurt toppings, and can be mixed into cookies and pound cakes .

step 4

Pour your homemade almond milk into a glass jar that has been sterilized by boiling it in water for 30 seconds.

Soak the almonds in water, put them in a blender, strain them, and your homemade almond milk is ready! !

Wasn't it easier than you thought? ?

Homemade almond milk can be stored in a glass container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days, but I think it tastes and works best the day it's made . It takes a lot of time to make, so I want to make a lot and keep it for a long time. !

Almond milk that has been thoroughly filtered is smooth and smooth to drink.🌿💞

How to make homemade almond butter

As I mentioned earlier, almond butter is surprisingly easy to make. With just a few extra steps, you'll have a creamy, delicious almond butter.

I usually put 1 vanilla stick or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract into the blender. If you want it sweeter, add two Medjool dates or a tablespoon of maple syrup.

Tip: You can also add different flavors to your homemade almond butter, such as:

Add cocoa powder (1 tbsp) to make chocolate almond butter.
Add 1 tablespoon of coconut flakes to the coconut almond blend.

step 1
Preheat the oven to 170°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Roast the almonds on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

step 2
Place the almonds flat on the baking sheet and roast for 9-12 minutes, shaking the baking sheet occasionally. Roasting the almonds releases the natural almond oil, making it easier to blend.

step 3
Add almonds to the mixer. Add a teaspoon of vanilla essence. Blend on high speed for about 10-25 minutes. (Depending on how strong your mixer is, you may need to stop the mixer and scrape the sides from time to time. If you want to sweeten, add 1 tablespoon of organic maple syrup after 5 minutes.

step 4
Pour the homemade almond butter into a sterilized glass jar. You can store it in the refrigerator for about 1 month.

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