making cashew nut milk

If you are one of those people who like trying out new recipes then keep reading; this article is for you. A good reason for trying cashew nut milk is that it’s one of the best alternatives for people who are intolerant to lactose. Among other reasons are the numerous health benefits cashew milk has to offer. It’s rich in B vitamins, magnesium and copper. Not to mention it is totally cholesterol-free, so that’s good news for people who go easy on their hearts.

As you know, the aging process makes us more and more lactose-intolerant. This article will show you the simplest way for you to prepare cashew nut milk at home. That way you have full control of the process and, best of all, you know there are no preservatives in it and other suspicious ingredients.

cashew nuts

What you need is:

  • 1/2 cup of cashew nuts;
  • 3 cups of water;
  • 1 jug for the ready mixture.

A quick tip when buying cashew nuts is that you need to buy them from a high-turnover supplier to ensure the end product will be as fresh as the ingredients are. You should always check the nuts to be of the same color and with a plump form.

Now, in most recipes you need to filter the milk but since this is a simple recipe you don’t need to filter anything. You just blend it with the water so then you can use it as is. Now all there is left to do is put all of the above ingredients into the blender and blend it.

  • First add the cashews;
  • Then you add the water;
  • Blend everything for about 30 seconds to a minute.

You will know everything is done when you hear there are no more bits floating around the blender. After you are ready you can pour it all into a big jug and notice how creamy it looks.

Remember this is just a basic recipe for first-timers in cashew nut milk. When you master the process you can start adding flavoring ingredients, like maple syrup, honey or agave nectar, vanilla extract, sea salt or even a pinch of cinnamon.

So, there you have it; your home-made, easy-to-do cashew nut milk recipe for the absolute beginners. Whether you want to try out something new or you are looking for a replacement to dairy milk, now you know how to do it.