Non-Dairy Milks

Coconut Milk Tonic

Posted by on Jan 23, 2011 in Condiments, etc..., Non-Dairy Milks, Recipes | 0 comments

Coconut Milk Tonic

1 can coconut milk (regular, not “light”) 1 & 3/4 cup water OPTIONAL: 3 drops liquid stevia or other sweetener Heat coconut milk & water in a small saucepan over med-low heat for just a few minutes (just long enough to melt any solids & make smooth liquid). Stir or whisk occasionally as it’s heating up. Stir in stevia (or other sweetener) if using. Store in covered glass jar in the fridge, and shake before using. Makes approximately 3 & 1/2 cups of milk ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~...

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Hemp Milk

Posted by on Jan 16, 2011 in Condiments, etc..., Non-Dairy Milks, Photo Slide Show, Recipes | 0 comments

Hemp Milk

1/2 cup hemp seeds 2 cups cold water 1/4 tsp (or more) cinnamon 10 drops liquid stevia (or sweetener of choice) Blend in blender until smooth (a minute or 2 should do it). _________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ This is a very simple milk to make at home. Extremely nutritious, with a yummy, nutty flavor. ~ If the flavor is a little too nutty for you, reduce amount of hemp seeds (anywhere from 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup works depending on your taste preference). ~ Depending on the type of blender you have, the texture will vary (the Vitamix is great at processing...

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Rice Milk

Posted by on Dec 19, 2010 in Condiments, etc..., Non-Dairy Milks, Recipes | 3 comments

Rice Milk

I’ve made rice milk a few different ways. Here’s the method that works best for us….. 1 cup brown rice* 4 cups cold water sweetener of choice** (optional) Step 1: *Soak rice in approximately 3 cups of water overnight, then drain and discard soak water. OR – Skip the soaking step and use truRoots germinated brown rice – dry – straight out of the bag. Step 2: Blend rice and cold water in a blender for about 2 minutes. Step 3: Strain through a fine mesh strainer, cheesecloth, or coffee filter. OR – Let sit in blender for about 10 minutes until any...

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Almond Milk

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in Condiments, etc..., Most Popular Posts, Non-Dairy Milks, Recipes | 8 comments

Almond Milk

1 & 1/2 cups raw almonds, soaked 8 – 12 hours 6 cups cold water 4 & 1/2 medjool dates (more or less) 3/4 tsp pure vanilla extract Put everything in vitamix, turn on, immediately turn dial to 10, flip to high speed & blend for 2 minutes. Done! ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ I use (& highly recommend) raw, unpasteurized almonds from www.livingnutz.com. ~ Soaking – Soak your almonds in room temperature water in a covered glass jar or bowl, on the counter. The water will become brown & sludgy...

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