You will forget about shop bought almond milk once you have made it yourself! Just get yourself a nut milk bag or a muslin cloth and start squeezing all the goodness out of those healthy pearls.
Unless you buy almond milk from a reputable supplier for a massive price tag, you will never be sure of what you are getting – the percentage of nuts is often minimal (this explains the rather watery taste). Further, the nuts may not be soaked beforehand (read below why this is important) and they will be packed with artificial sweeteners, emulsifiers and additives to prolong shelf life – obviously! But what will strike you most is the wonderful taste of homemade almond milk – drink it plain and it will taste like nothing found in any supermarket!
Give yourself a good kick with this vibrant, refreshing and fruity ‘Pineapple Cherry Ginger Lifter’! Besides providing you with a real vitamin C boost, it has supremely beneficial properties for your digestion and your gut in general, it is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and will help your flexibility – a real smooth operator! 😉 (more of its health benefits later) Continue reading →