How to Make Almond Milk From Scratch
  • 1 cup blanched almonds, organic if possible
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ tsp unrefined sea salt (our favorite affordable unrefined sea salt)
  • 1-2 dates soaked and pitted, optional to sweeten
  • 1 tsp organic vanilla extract, optional for vanilla flavor (pure vanilla like this)
  1. Soak almonds overnight, or up to 48 hours. To soak, place almonds in a bowl and add water so the almonds are generously covered. Add salt and let soak.
  2. Once soaked, drain and rinse almonds with cold water.
  3. In a food processor or blender, combine almonds, vanilla, dates and 2 cups water. If you’re using dates, pit and soak for approximately 5 minutes before adding.
  4. Blend for approximately 2-4 minutes until smooth, stopping periodically to scrape the sides.
  5. In a bowl, strain through a cheese cloth (which is what I use) or fine mesh nut bag.
  6. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Recipe by Scratch Mommy at