•1 cup raw organic almonds
•water, for soaking nuts (not tap water)
•3 cups pure water
•2 organic dates (optional)
•1/2 tsp alcohol-free vanilla (optional)
Soak the almonds in water overnight or for at least 6 hours.
Drain the water from the almonds and discard. Blend the 3 cups of water, almonds and dates until well blended and almost smooth.
Strain the blended almond mixture using a cheesecloth or other strainer.
Homemade raw almond milk will keep will in the refrigerator for three or four days.