Chocolate Almond Milk Recipe

Here’s a (grownup) chocolaty twist on almond milk – not too sweet, delightfully nutty and utterly refreshing!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1l water
  • 2 tbsp raw organic cacao powder
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract

 

Instructions:

Remove pits from dates and throw all ingredients into the blender.

Blend on full blast for a couple of minutes, until all the almonds have blended in entirely.

Pour the liquid through a fine mesh, cheesecloth or sieve to remove any remaining pieces of almond & enjoy!

Store in fridge and it should keep for 4 days.

Also, this chocolate version tends to separate a bit in the fridge (which the plain almond version didn’t do at all), so you might want to store it in a container/bottle that is easy to shake before pouring.

 

Tip: if you want to make a refreshing cool drink for immediate consumption, add 1/2 of the water in as ice.

 

 

 

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