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Homemade Almond Milk

Make your own super-creamy almond milk at home: all you need is a blender and a nut milk bag (or a clean old t-shirt!)
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Soaking Time8 hrs
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: gluten-free, pantry, soy-free, sugar-free


  • Blender
  • Nut milk bag


  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • 2 dates
  • pinch salt
  • ¼ tsp soy lecithin granules


  • Soak the almonds in fresh water overnight (or in hot water for 2 hours).
  • Rinse, and place in a blender with two cups of fresh water, dates, salt, and soy lecithin.
  • Blend for a minute.
  • Pour through a nut milk bag (or layered muslin, or an old clean t-shirt) and squeeze out all the liquid.
  • Store in a jar in the fridge for up to one week (and keep the fibrous remains for your next smoothie, or to bake into muffins).