Wife, Mummy, Nurse: Homemade Almond Milk + a Giveaway

10 October 2014

Homemade Almond Milk + a Giveaway

One of my favorite treats to drink is smoothies, usually made with almond milk, whey protein powder, and some strawberries. It's so delicious. I usually buy unsweetened almond milk from the grocery store, but I was told it was so easy to make. I decided to try it out myself.

Ellie's Best Nut Milk Bag 
  • Perfect size for small or large portions. 12"X12".
  • ELLIE'S BEST is the #1 Choice for serious foodies, Vitamix juicers, vegans and nut milk lovers! STOCK UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
  • It's commercial quality, Italian nylon mesh, food grade certified, BPA Free.
  • Holds up to daily use. 
  • Draw string to hang for sprouting and quick drying.
  • Use instead of cheesecloth
  • Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag has the perfect size mesh and only lets the nutrients and milk through unlike cotton cheesecloth and other lower quality bags, ensuring smooth and delicious nut milks, juices, etc. 
  • If purchased, comes with a how to video and favorite recipes e-book, includes unique and yummy recipes.
  • Money back guarantee.

My thoughts: This bag was large. I was able to fit it over a wide mouth gallon jar with great ease. Each time I made almond milk, I only soaked a cup of dry almonds. The flavor of the almond milk was better compared to store bought almond milk; it had a nuttier flavor. Plus, I loved the fact that I could use the almonds collected in the bag to make almond flour! {A tutorial will come later.} Overall, I am pleased with it. Prior to getting this bag, I did not have any experience making almond milk by any other means.

Directions on how to make almond milk:

  1. Soak 1 cup of amonds at least 12 hours. I soaked mine overnight.
  2. After soaking, drain off the water.
  3. Place almonds in a blender. Add 4-4 1/2 cups filtered water. 
  4. Blend almonds and water.
  5. Place best nut milk bag over jar. Pour into the Best Nut milk bag, the pulp will be separated from the milk.
  6. Squeeze until most of the moisture is out.
  7. Place almond milk in the fridge. Use up within 3 days. Before drinking it, you will need to shake the almond milk up.

Want to win a Best Nut Milk Bag for yourself? Then enter to win via RC below. Giveaway is open to US residents only. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winner RESPONSIBLE for shipping fees. If you have Amazon Prime, you will NOT have to pay for shipping.

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  1. This looks so easy! I'm gonna have to try it - I drink almond milk due to lactose intolerance and would love to taste a homemade version!

  2. My nephew is lactose intolerant and this would be a great thing to give to him. Thanks for the review and giveaway!
    D Alison

  3. I would love to try it since I am vegan!

  4. I use almond milk on a daily basis, so I'd love to win this and try it out to make almond milk for my family. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  5. I would love to make homemade coconut milk.

  6. I would love to give this to my husband. I could see him liking this very much! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  7. I want to win this for me. I love almond milk but don't buy it a lot because of the price. Thus seems more budget friendly. I would use it in smoothies!

  8. love almond milk! can't wait to make my own!

  9. I'd like to win this and make horchata.

  10. I would make coconut milk first

  11. I would like this for my sister it is something she would definitely use!

  12. I would like to win for myself, and I would like to try the almond milk like you showed in your blog.

  13. I would like to try this to make almond milk. I like how you mentioned that you can use the leftover almonds for flour.

  14. I would love to win for my husband who would love this

  15. I would use this to make coconut milk, soymilk, and almond milk,

  16. I am lactose intolerant and would love to try some variations in my diet

  17. i would love to make almond and coconut milks!
    Mary Beth Elderton

  18. I hope to win so I can make almond milk for my family.

  19. I am hoping to win this for my daughter who loves to make almond milk.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

  20. I hope to win it for me and my husband! Thanks for the chance.

    a kortokrax (at) mail (dot) usf (dot) edu