I always thought, isn’t almond milk just almond milk? That was until I tried homemade almond milk for the first time – OMG! There is NO comparison to store bought and it’s really not that hard to make at all. The longest part of the process is soaking the almonds, but you don’t have to hang around for that. Do it in the evening before you go to bed and make it in the morning OR soak them in the morning before work and make it when you get home. It’s entirely up to you. So, are you ready….
8 Steps to Make Homemade Almond Milk
1. Soak 1 cup of almonds in clean water* for 8-12 hours (they will expand so make sure the container is big enough.
3. Put almonds into blender
4. Add 1 big spoonful of raw local honey, a dash of salt a pinch of ground vanilla bean
6. Blend for 2-3 minutes (depending on the power of your blender this could take a while).
*If you have an alkaline water system, I would definitely recommend using pH 9.0. If you know for certain that your tap water isn’t polluted and is safe for drinking go for that. If not, make sure it’s filtered water.
How long does homemade almond milk last?
I don’t keep it for more than 2 or 3 days at the most. It tastes better fresh every 1-2 days. I know, I know it’s not always easy to make time for things like this but it’s totally worth it. If you can only make it once a week, it’s better than nothing. You can even make it on the weekends for a little treat.