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Homemade Nut Milk

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Carrie Parente
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • Chef notes

    To make your own nut milk, just soak nuts overnight, blend and strain! It's that easy to have a delicious, dairy-free milk alternative without taking a trip to the store.

    Swap option: Use agave, maple syrup or granulated sugar instead of honey.

    Preparation

    1.

    In a large bowl, add nuts and fill with 2 inches of water above the nuts. Place in the refrigerator and soak for at least 12 hours, up to overnight. As the nuts soak, they will absorb that water and get tender so when they are blended, they will be creamy instead of gritty.

    2.

    The next day, strain the nuts and place them into a high-speed blender. Cover with 4 cups of hot water (not boiling, just hot), add vanilla extract, honey and kosher salt and blend on a high speed for 2 minutes until the nuts are fully immersed into the water.

    3.

    Strain over a fine mesh strainer or nut milk bag. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Shake before serving. Enjoy!