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Almond Milk

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Method

Almond Milk!

Absolutely delicious and just right for a balanced diet, especially for those who have issues with lactose… It is necessary to soak the almonds beforehand! This is because the raw almond seeds contain certain substances that are harmful to our health. It helps if the water the almonds soak in is warm, acidic and a little salty, so add some salt and lemon juice to it!

  • In a jar (500 ml) add the almonds, 250 ml water, salt and lemon juice.
  • Seal the jar tight and shake 2-3 times to combine all of the ingredients.
  • Refrigerate for 12 hours.
  • After 12 hours, remove from refrigerator and transfer contents to a bowl with a strainer inside it.
  • Rinse the almonds with plenty of water.
  • In a blender, add the almonds, remaining water, vanilla extract and honey. Beat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Place a strainer in a clean bowl and line with a clean kitchen towel.
  • Transfer all of the contents of the blender in to the lined strainer in the bowl. Press down on it so that only the milk remains. (This process is done so that the milk is nice and smooth without any bits of almond in the milk.)
  • Pour the milk in to a bottle. It can either be consumed immediately or be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

191
Calories (kcal)
10 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

15.0
Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.2
Saturated Fat (g)
6 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

6.2
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.5
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

6.6
Protein (g)
13 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.4
Fibre (g)
14 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.66
Sodium (g)
11 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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