Almond milk: Health benefits and how to make it at home

March 6, 2012 in Health Tips, New Recipes by Jen

If you’ve been looking to cut down on dairy from you diet and have been investigating milk alternatives, then, almond milk might be for you.

Here are some of the benefits:

  • It’s tasty
  • Almond milk can be easily incorporated into a raw/vegan diet
  • It’s a great alternative to those who have allergies or lactose intolerance with regular milk
  • You can make it yourself!

According to 3 Fat Chicks on a Diet there are some great health benefits of almond milk including it being heart healthy, an excellent beverage to help support weight management, it’s blood-sugar friendly, it’s awesome for bone health, supports healthy skin, eyes and muscle power.

Here is how to simply make almond milk at home using your Health Master Elite:

Almond Milk – makes 6 servings

1 cup almonds

3 cups coconut water

1 cup ice

Add all ingredients to the Health Master Elite pitcher, cover.

Run at speed 8 until creamy and serve!

Per Serving: 165 calories; 6 grams protein; 9 grams carbohydrate; 12 grams fat; 4 grams fiber

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