Good morning 🙂
A couple days ago I received a Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag by Ellies Best, and I’m super excited to share with you my experience of making homemade almond milk with it (makes me never want to go back to store bought again).
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good morning🌞 super excited for an opportunity to collab with @elliesbest using their Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag 🥛 I stocked up on some raw almonds and cashews from work, and the first thing I wanna try is @elliesbest basic almond milk recipe 👇 1 cup raw almonds soaked in water overnight 2-4 dates (or other sweetener) 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt 4- 4 1/2 cups water from there, you blend everything together, position the nut milk bag over a large bowl, and put the nut milk mixture into the bag. Then, twist and knead the bag gently, until the pulp in the bag is dry. Pour into a jar or pitcher, refrigerate immediately and serve when chilled 🥛 I’ll totally be sure to take a video of the process, I’m a beginner so I’m super stoked to try it out 😊 if you’re interested in making your own nut milk, or even nutritional juices and cold brew coffee, check out @elliesbest and use promo code -> healthindulgenceblog <- for 10% off your next purchase ✌️p.s. does anyone in #vermont recommend a place to get nuts in bulk?
The bag came with a basic almond milk recipe, so I decided to go with that to keep it simple.
The hardest part is just waiting for the nuts to soak, which should be done overnight; I was talking to one of my friends at work about making nut milks, and I learned that it’s actually more nutritional to soak the almonds, to release enzymes that are good for our body.
After that, you just drain and rinse the soaked almonds, blend them with salt, water, and any sweeteners / flavors you like, and then, just pass the liquid through the nut milk bag over a large bowl. Then, pour into a pitcher / jar, and store in the fridge.
After the milk has been strained through the nut milk bag, and all that remains is the pulp, you can actually pour it onto a sheet pan to dry, and use it for making other vegan treats later.
Here’s a little almond milk video if you learn visually 🙂
song-> Somewhere I Belong by Linkin Park (RIP Chester <3)
So, if making your own nut milk sounds like something you might wanna do, and if you find yourself paroozing on Ellie’s Best page to get a Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag, feel free to use my promo code -> healthindulgenceblog <- for 10% off your first purchase.
One last little tip someone told me about -> you can control the consistency (as far as “skim milk” to “whole milk”) just by how much water you add -> less water will give you thicker, more water will give you thinner.
I was super happy with the end product, and the first thing I was dying to do was drink it alongside a pb&j sandwich.