Good morning and happy Tuesday! Coming atcha with a recipe for creamy strawberry almond milk from scratch that’s SO EASY! I have loved making the switch to dairy free milk and have been drinking only dairy free milk for about 6 years now. Dairy products often make me feel sick and bloated (I have a self-diagnosed lactose intolerance) but dairy free milks have allowed me to keep eating so many of my favorite foods and still feel great!
Strawberry almond milk:
1/2 cup almonds (soaked for at least 2 hours)
2 cups water
1/2 vanilla bean (seeds only)
3 large strawberries (can add more to make the strawberry flavor stronger)
Optional: Pinch of cinnamon & 1 packet of stevia
Blend for 2-3 minutes in a high speed blender and strain through a nut milk bag (I’ve linked the one I use below) or a cheese cloth. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days and shake well before drinking!
Chia pudding is the perfect low sugar sweet treat for breakfast, a snack, or dessert! You can top it with fresh fruit like blueberries and mango then add other fun toppings like granola, yogurt, coconut whip, honey to make it your own.
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup chia seeds
2 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla
Pinch of cinnamon
Put ingredients in container or bowl and mix together. Place covered in the refrigerator for at least two hours. and mix every 1-2 hours until set. Keep refrigerated. When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator and mix well.
4 cups watermelon
¼ cup lemon juice
1-2 tbsp honey
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a shallow pan (9×13 should work) and freeze for 2-3 hours. Use a fork to rake through the frozen watermelon mixture and spoon into cups or bowls to serve!