Almond milk has grown in popularity in recent years, and is steadily replacing cow’s milk in the world’s refrigerators. This refreshing drink is essentially made from ground almonds blended with water, with a small amount of sweetener added. Almond milk is fast replacing cow’s milk in the world’s refrigerators.

Making almond milk at home is easy—all you need is a high powered blender. one cup of raw almonds, a nut milk bag, sweetener, vanilla extract, and water.

Here’s how it’s done.


  1. Soak the almonds for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Drain the almonds, and blend them thoroughly with 3 cups of water,  two tablespoons of maple syrup (or a handful of pitted Medjool dates), and a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  3. Over a large bowl, pour the blended milk into your nut milk bag. Gently squeeze all the liquid through the bag until only pulp remains.
  4. Pour the milk into an airtight jar which can be stored in the refrigerator for several days.