Monday, June 17, 2013

Almond Milk

Almond milk is nourishing and healthful.  But some of the store bought milks come with added ingredients.  Solution?  Make your own:

-Soak 1 cup of raw almonds overnight
-In the morning, slip the almonds out of their skins (or cheat...and don't)
-Blend with 4 cups water, a few dates, and some vanilla.
-Strain through cheesecloth.  (you can use the meat leftover to make pancakes or bread--or feed the chickens)
It will last several days in the fridge.

You can experiment with different spices and ingredients.
And be happy knowing what's in your milk.

(Thank you Vickie for sharing this recipe with me)

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