In a large bowl, cover the almonds in water.and soak overnight. If you're in a hurry you can boil the almonds in water for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they're soft and puffy. Drain and rinse.
After soaking overnight, drain the water and rinse the almonds in a strainer. Blend the almonds and the six cups of water in a blender until the almonds are not visible. They should be the size of a grain of sand.
Blend the almonds and the six cups of water in a high power blender until the almonds break down and solid pieces are almost invisible.
Place a nut bag over a large bowl and pour the milk in a nut bag. Twist the top of the bag and squeeze the liquid into the bowl. You'll probably have to do this in batches.
Enjoy your fresh almond milk. Refrigerate. Drink within three days.
Put the 2 cups almond milk, 2 cups strawberries, 2 tablespoon maple syrup, ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy, approximately 1 minute.
Add the 2 cups almond milk, 1 tablespoon cacao powder, 2 tablespoon maple syrup, and 1 teaspoon vanilla and blend for 1 minute, or until smooth and creamy.
- The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.
- If you like a sweeter milk, add more syrup. If you don't like maple syrup you can use agave syrup.
Calories: 490kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 621mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 418mg | Iron: 3mg