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Easy Nut 'Milk' Recipes For The Festive Season

Nut.ritiously Good

Wow your guest this holiday season with nutritiously yummy homemade nut milk. You can choose your own fresh organic nuts from your trusted whole foods supplier, use your own filtered or bottled water and make small batches, which are stored in the refrigerator and consumed within the space of days. The result: delicious, nutritious and cost-effective alternatives to cow's milk. And it really is very simple to make.

 Almond Milk

INGREDIENTS

1 cup raw almonds

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons of honey/agave nectar 

1 pinch of salt

6 cups of water

PREPARATION

1. In a medium bowl, soak 1 cup of raw almonds in 2 cups of water overnight.

2. Drain the bowl of water and place the almonds in a blender.

3. Add 1 tablespoon vanilla, 3 tablespoons honey, 1 pinch of salt, and 4 cups of water to the blender.

4. Blend the mixture on high for 90 seconds.

5. Use a cheesecloth to strain the liquid into a pouring container.

6. (Optional) refrigerate 1-2 hours or serve immediately.

7. Enjoy!

 

Pistachio Milk (Our Fav)

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons honey/ agave nectar 

1 pinch salt

4 cups water

PREPARATION

1. Place 1 cup of cracked pistachios into a blender.

2. Add 1 tablespoon of vanilla, 3 tablespoons of honey, 1 pinch of salt, and 4 cups water to the blender.

3. Blend the mixture on high for 90 seconds.

4. Use a cheesecloth to strain the liquid into a pouring container.

5. (Optional) refrigerate 1-2 hours or serve immediately.

6. Enjoy!

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