Make Your Own Delicious Almond Milk In Minutes

Via Alex Dickie | June 10, 2015

Ah yes spring is here!  The dogwoods have all bloomed and the fireplace in my home seems lonely.  But with the coming sun and warmth also comes allergy season and my once yearly struggle to breath through my nose.  A few years back a good friend of mine got me hooked on almond milk and what I noticed when I started substituting it for cows milk in my cereal and coffee was that my allergies went away.  Simple yet effective!  Why not give it try yourself.  Almond milk actually has more calcium per glass then cows milk and I will let you in on the big secret to enjoying heavenly almond milk.  MAKE IT YOURSELF!  It only takes a few minutes of prep, 2-4 ingredients and you’ll love the froth and creamy texture that can’t be found in store bought.  Bottoms Up:)

Homemade Almond Milk

  • 1 cup soaked (over night) almonds
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbl maple syrup or other sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Blender
  • Cheese Cloth
  • Large Bowl
  • Strainer


Once your almonds are sufficiently soaked, ad them to a blender with the 3 cups of water.  Blend for a few minutes.

Place a folded piece of cheese cloth on a strainer.  The cheese cloth should have enough layers that almonds won’t pass through.  4 layers should be enough.  The strainer holds the cheese cloth in place while you pour the almond “smoothie” through.

Let it strain.  You will be left with almond pulp in the cloth and almond milk in your bowl.  You can wrap the cheese cloth around the pulp to get the last little bit of liquid.

Add your sweetener and a dash of vanilla and mix with a spoon.
And there you have the best almond milk you will ever try.  Rich and frothy:)

About The Author

Alex Dickie has been the head chef at Prama Wellness and Prama Institute since 2012.    The type of cooking found at both centers can be very difficult since so many dietary restrictions are used to help people detoxify their bodies and also revitalize themselves.  Alex has developed a delicious and simple style of cooking that uses no oil, sugar and is completely vegan and gluten free.



Upcoming Prama Wellness Events!

Cleanse At Home With This Delicious Spinach-Carrot Juice

Cleanse At Home With This Delicious Spinach-Carrot Juice

Cleansing & Detoxing Carrot-Spinach Juice Spinach has loads of iron, calcium and other vitamins and minerals and juicing it is one of the best ways to get its benefits. Here is a simple and delicious recipe using apples or pears with carrots and ginger to make...

Juicing WIthout A Juicer?  Yes, Here’s How!

Juicing WIthout A Juicer? Yes, Here’s How!

You want to juice, but you don’t have a juicer—so what to do? It’s simple.  All you need is a blender and some cheese cloth. Start by making a smoothie in your blender of whatever ingredients you have or by using a specific recipe. You may want to add a little more...

The Benefits of Silent Meditation

The Benefits of Silent Meditation

Whether you are an experienced or beginning meditator your can benefit from a more intensive period of silent meditation to quiet the mind and reset your heart felt priorities.

Other Blogs Posts

My Top 3 Morning Habits

My Top 3 Morning Habits

Have you ever tried to improve your immune system with high doses of vitamin C or by using an elder berry tincture but still suffered from a bad cold or flu? You are not alone. Fighting colds and flus in the winter season is not possible by using just one single, natural agent, even in a high dose. It is not that simple.


Get our latest updates, blogs, and promotions.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Share This
Join Waitlist We will inform you when there is an opening for this retreat. Please leave your valid email address below.