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Quick Homemade Creamy Almond Milk

A vegan, gluten-free, nutritious, delicious, creamy homemade drink!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Vegan, Gluten-free,
Servings 8
Calories 119 kcal


  • 1 cup raw almonds preferably organic
  • 4 cups water, filtered
  • 1 pinch Himalayan pink sea salt or any other kind, optional
  • 2 Medjool dates or any other kind, optional


  • Soak raw almonds for 12-24 hours*. Before making almond milk, throw away the soak water and rinse almonds under running water. 
  • Add soaked almonds, filtered water, sea salt, and medjool dates to blender. Add any other flavoring** (if using).
  • Blend on high speed for 90-120 seconds. The time will depend on individual blender. Check to make sure that the milk is smooth and has no floating particles. 
  • Strain in a jar or bottle covered with a nut milk bag****. Enjoy!


*If  in a hurry, soak almonds in very hot (not boiling) water for at least six hours. 
**options include but not limited to vanilla bean or extract, cinnamon, shredded dry or fresh coconut, 100% cocoa, etc.  
***you can also use thin cotton cloth; just make sure that it's big enough 
Make it low-sugar
omit dates from the recipe.
Make it low-sodium
omit sea salt.


Serving: 0.5CupCalories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 168mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 9IUCalcium: 55mgIron: 1mg
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