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Homemade almond milk

A super simple, healthy way to DIY your own almond milk! Including all the yumminess and none of the nasty thickeners or additives found in store-bought almond milk.

Keyword dairy free, drinks, paleo, sugar free, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 cups


  • 1 cup almonds
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp vanilla (optional)
  • Sweetener (optional)


  1. Put nuts and 2 cups of water in a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds.

  2. Add remaining 4 cups of water to the blender.

  3. Put blender in the fridge for a couple hours or overnight (optional)

  4. Blend again for 10-15 seconds, then strain with a flour sack.

  5. Mix in sweetener or vanilla, if desired.

Recipe Notes

For sweetener, try a tablespoon of maple syrup or 5-15 drops of stevia.

Refrigerate your almond milk and use it within a week.