Peppermint Almond Milk
Delicious homemade peppermint almond milk in just three easy steps: soak, blend and drain
Homemade peppermint almond milk is sure to become a family favorite! Creamy, refreshing and full of flavor, this decadent recipe is a fun spin on a classic everyday staple. The perfect way to bring in the holiday spirit all year round! Start by soaking raw almonds. Drain, rinse and blend on high with filtered water, dates, salt and peppermint extract (or fresh mint leaves) for a truly unique and satisfying drink. It’s so simple and so much better for you than store bought. Make it today and you’ll wish you made it sooner!
Why You’ll Love It
Switching to homemade almond milk, or any homemade plant-based milk is one of the easiest healthy swaps you can make. When you make your own, you avoid all the unnecessary additives, preservatives, thickeners and gums. This means that you’ll be consuming the purest version available!
Some of the above ingredients added to commercial nut milks (added purely for texture), have been shown in animal studies to trigger gut inflammation. So, whether or not you experience gut or digestive issues, it might be worthwhile to make your own nut milk at home. Try it out and see if you notice any differences between how you feel drinking store bought vs. homemade
The percentage of nuts in store bought nut milks is often very low. When you make it at home, you’re receiving more of the nut nutrients and benefits
Store bought nut milks are often sweetened. When you make it at home, you control the source and level of sweetness
You can customize your nut milk. Experiment with different flavors like vanilla, amaretto, turmeric, cacao, peppermint, spirulina and berry.
Effort / ROI
Recipe Cost Breakdown
1 cup raw almonds: $2.56
2 dates: $0.88
Dash of peppermint extract: $0.62
Total Cost: $4.06
What You’ll Need
|1 cup raw almonds, soaked for at least 30 minutes in cool water|
|4 cups filtered water|
|Dash of peppermint extract|
|Sprinkle of salt|