1 pound raw almonds, covered with water
4-5 cups of fresh water
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of maple syrup or 2 pitted dates, if desired for sweetness
In a large pitcher or bowl, cover almonds with water and let sit over night.
Drain the almonds and put in blender.
Add 4-5 cups of fresh water to blender and blend on high until smooth. Add pinch of salt and maple syrup, if desired.
Pour into a bowl through a sieve lined with cheesecloth and squeeze out all the milk.
Makes roughly 1 quart of milk.
-muslin produce bags can be used instead of cheesecloth or a nut milk bag can be purchased
-left over almond pulp can be used, almond meal or almond flour