Almond Coconut Milk

4.67 from 3 votes
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Course: Milk Substitute
Prep Time: 8 hours
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 2 minutes
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Community: Blender Babe Chrissy Ruane

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups filtered water + ½ cup for soaking
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups hot filtered water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Nut Milk Bag
  • Optional Flavor Additions to Taste
  • vanilla extract
  • stevia or dates
  • raw cacao
  • pumpkin pie spice

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Instructions

  • Soak almonds overnight in ½ cup filtered water. Rinse almonds.
  • Add 1.5 cup hot (not boiling) water and 1/2 c unsweetened dry & shredded coconut to blender jar and let sit for 15 minutes or until cool.
  • Add soaked almonds plus 1.5 cups filtered water and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Press the WHOLE JUICE button OR Blend on a Medium to Medium-High speed for 50 seconds. Wait about 10 seconds and run through the same cycle 1 more time.
  • For Vitamix: Start on VARIABLE Speed 1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE Speed 10/HIGH for about 1.5 minutes.
  • Strain using a nut milk bag.
  • You can add a touch of vanilla and stevia or other flavor options if you like, but go easy because it tastes great without them!
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5.7g | Fat: 20.9g | Fiber: 4.2g
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