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  • homemade almond milk recipe :)

    I started a vegan diet about a month ago in hopes that it well help me manage chronic muscle pain and inflammation. So doing without dairy, I've been using this as a milk substitute. I usually buy almond milk by the carton but when I have the time I like to make it fresh, too. You can easily find other almond milk recipes by googling...many include dates which will give the milk a bit sweeter taste. Anyway, this is a healthy and delicious bladder friendly recipe.

    Almond Milk

    2 cups almonds
    4 cups water
    1 tsp vanilla (optional)

    Soak almonds overnight.
    Discard soaking water and rinse almonds in a deep bowl of water, repeat until water is clear
    Place soaked almonds, vanilla, and 4 cups of water in blender.
    Blend on highest speed for 2 minutes.
    Strain milk through cheesecloth or a fine mesh paint strainer bag, discarding solids

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    Briza - How long can you keep it refrigerated and be ok? I was wondering how much I could make at one time and how long it stays good.

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    • #3
      Thanks Briza. Good to know that it is freezable, as I don't think I want to be making it every 3 or 4 days. I drink a lot of almond milk.

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      • #4
        Thanks for the recipe Bri! My family uses almond milk instead of cow's milk and I've always wanted to try making my own

        Pam

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        • #5
          Almond milk is sooooooo good!
          Daughter your faith has made you well,go in peace, and be healed of your disease.(Mark 5:34)

          Tried:
          Detrol:only took one pill and it made me sick
          Elmiron:caused horrible pain(took 1 week)
          CystaQ:caused alot of burning and pain(only took one pill)
          Wellbutrin:only on it for three days as it caused alot of bladder pain
          Elavil:Took one pill and it caused a flare that lasted almost two weeks. It was the longest flare I've ever had. Never again..ouch
          Prelief:made my bladder burn and feel tingly.

          Take:
          Uracyst:Started May 19 2011
          Enablex:take one pill daily with no issues
          Naproxen:for pain as needed
          Baking Soda with water:as needed and it's a God send. It brings down my pain within 20 mins.
          Venofer: Started April 2012 by IV for low Iron. I do not tolerate oral Iron so this is the route I had to take.Does not bother my bladder but did have other side effects. I take Benedryl with each treatment to avoid side effects.
          Supplements:Whey Protein powder daily
          Dessert Harvest Aloe It has been helping alot but I can only take it every two days as my "die off" reaction has been severe.

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