Simple Almond Milk

Simple Almond Milk

Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Cholesterol Free/Low in Sugar/Low in Saturated Fat/Vegan/Paleo/Raw

Almonds are a powerhouse of a variety of nutrients that supports overall health. Ounce for ounce, almonds are one of the most nutrient-dense nuts on earth. Compared to other tree nuts, almonds are highest in fiber, protein, calcium, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin E. In fact, just one 8 oz. glass provides all the nutrition of 30 almonds, including 31% DV of vitamin E. This is an antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage and promotes healthy skin and hair.

This alternative milk is a good source of macro and micronutrients, including:

  • Plant protein
  • Heart-healthy fats
  • Vitamin E
  • Riboflavin
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus

Associated Health Benefits:

  • Promotes healthy skin and hair
  • Promotes a healthy heart
  • Supports muscle & nerve function
  • Benefits blood pressure control
  • Protects against disease and premature aging

Fact: In 2012, Almond board researchers conducted their first study with whole roasted almonds, which showed that the almonds provided fewer calories than thought. In whole unroasted almonds, 25% fewer calories are absorbed, while roasted almonds offer 17% to 19% fewer calories, compared to the number of calories listed on nutrition labels.

*Percent Daily Value (DV) references how much a certain nutrient contributes in one serving of food in relation to their requirement. 10-19% of DV is considered a good source. 20% or more of DV is considered and excellent source.

Yield: 1 quart (4 cups / 946 mL)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almonds (150 g)
  • 1 quart water (946 mL)

Directions:

  1. Place almonds in the NutraMilk container.
  2. Press Butter cycle, set for 7 minutes.
  3. Press Start.
  4. Open the container lid, add water. Replace lid.
  5. Press Mix (do not change the default Mix time).
  6. Press Start.
  7. Press Dispense.
  8. Press Start and open spigot to fill your storage container.

From 200 DELICIOUS & HEALTHY RECIPES for your NutraMilk from Nuts, Seeds, Grains & More by Rita Rivera


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