What you will need
Mesh sieve for straining
Milk cloth (optional)
Jug to store milk in
1/2 cup of unsalted almonds
2 cups of water
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp of vanilla essence
2 dates and 2 prunes for sweetening (optional)
1 tsb of chia seeds
How to make
Soak almonds in water overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours. Then strain and rinse almonds.
When ready put a 1/3 of the almonds with a cup of water in blender with chia seeds, prunes, vainlla essence and a pinch of salt.
Blend for 2 minutes then add another 1/3 of almonds. Continue blending and slowly add the other cup of water and continue blending for another 3 minutes.
Pour blended almond mixture into sieve over a bowl ad use a spoon to help the liquid run through.
When you have put all the almond mixture through the sieve take the almond pulp and put it into a a milk cloth.
Use hands to squeeze the remainder of the almond milk.
Pour mixture into glass jar and refrigerate. Use within a week.