Have you ever thought of replacing the cow / buffalo milk that we get in the market with something healthier. Well if you are a vegan or turned vegan recently than one thing you must know is how to make “Almond Milk” , And almond milk is the easiest thing to make at home and it’s loaded with lot of health benefits.
Let quickly review what all #Almond milk can add to our Diet and body.
Low in Calories: As compared to normal milk, Almond milk (homemade ) has very few calories, that’s one prime reason
the people who are trying to reduce weight are advised to have Almond milk. if you look at the process of making Almond milk,
there is a very less percentage of almond that is present in the Almond milk rest is water.
Rich in Vitamin E: Almonds are naturally rich in Vitamin E.Its a powerful antioxidant to fight against the body inflammations and Stress, is also responsible for good skin. Almond milk is also known to be best the natural source of Vitamin A.
Lactose-Free Milk :Lactose intolerance is a condition in which people are unable to digest lactose,well lactose is the sugar in milk.
This deficiency is mainly genetic, but may also be caused due to aging or certain medical conditions. Almond milk is naturally lactose-free and therefore is absolutely perfect for people with this condition.
Low in Sugar : Homemade almond milk is very low on sugar and is a perfect pick for people who have diabetes or who needs to manage their blood sugar levels. If you are picking up readymade almond milk bottle, check the sugar level in it.
Good for Skin: Due to the presence of Vitamin E and other nutrients, Almond milk is considered very good for the skin.
Almond milk contains antioxidant properties essential to your skin’s health, such as protecting it against sun damage.
Dairy-Free & Vegan : If you have heard of people around you who give up all forms of dairy products/animal produces, this can be due to their religious reasons or simply because they are pure vegetarians. Almond milk is a perfect solution for those people. Since it is made from almonds which is a plant derivative, therefore is
perfect for vegans.
Low in Phosphorus & Potassium:
As compared to normal milk, Almond milk has 1/10th phosphorus & almost half potassium, therefore this is an ideal choice for people with chronic kidney problems, even it is good for people with heart problems, thyroid, or bone problems.
Good source of Calcium: If you compare the calcium of normal milk and almond milk than of course almond has less calcium, but otherwise this can act as
a good source of calcium is a plant product.
I hope I have convinced you enough to at least try Almond milk once a week or month. So let’s quickly get to the recipe
1. 10- 15 almonds
2. 1 glass drinking water
Step 1. Soak the almonds overnight or atleast for 4-6 hours
Step 2 : Take the soaked almonds and throw the water, now in a blender Blend the almonds with 1 glass of water.
Once done you can use a sieve to strain the Mixture. And what you get is Almond milk
Don’t throw the residues, use this in your curry dishes.
Almond milk is ready for serving. You can store it in a glass bottle for using latter.
Its ideal to consume it cold and use it directly from the bottle. Have it in your coffee, shakes, smoothies or with cereals.
Stay healthy stay fit.