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Almond Milk

 

Want to make your own Almond Milk?  Try out this recipe and keep the almond pulp so that you can use it for another recipe.

Almond Milk
1 Cup Almonds
4 Cups Distilled Water
2 Tablespoons Raw Honey
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

Soak almonds in water overnight.  Just enough water to cover almonds.
Drain water and wash off almonds
Remove skin from almonds.  You can just pinch it off.
Put almonds in blender with 4 cups of water.
Blend until smooth.  It will be a couple minutes.
Place Cheese Cloth over strainer and strainer over bowl.
Empty blender into strainer.
Cheese Cloth will trap almond pulp. (you can use pulp for other things)
Put almond milk into blender
Add Honey, Vanilla Extract and Cinnamon
Blend

Health Benefits


Almonds
Good for brain development (great for kids)
Helps in preventing colon cancer by moving food through the colon
Helps reduce the cause of plaque buildup in the arteries of the heart
Regulates Blood Pressure
Regulates Cholesterol
Helps fight diabetes.  Keeps Blood sugar down
Rich in fiber
Boosts Energy
(Drink a lot of water with almonds)

Raw Honey:
Increases natural energy
Used in treating allergies
Treats colds and sore throats (it coats the throat and reduces irritation)
Used as an acne treatment

Cinnamon
May lower cholesterol
May help treat Type 2 Diabetes
Contains antifungal properties and may rid the body of candida
May reduce proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells
When added to food inhibits bacterial growth and is a natural food preservative
Boosts cognitive function and memory
Helps eliminate headaches and migraines
Helps stabilize blood sugar
Increases metabolism

Vanilla Extract
Antioxidant Properties
May fight Cancer
Boost Metabolism
Reduces Anxiety
May fight infections and fever in children
Reduces Nausea

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