almond milk...yuck!!

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PAMELA B.
Joined: 4/13/2014

Hello,

I just bought my NutriBullet yesterday and made a drink for breakfast that required almond milk. I know all of this takes getting used to but I can't stand the milk.

Does anyone have any good substitutes for recipes that call for almond milk?

Thanks!

Pamela

Pamelahome211 wrote:

Hello,

I just bought my NutriBullet yesterday and made a drink for breakfast that required almond milk. I know all of this takes getting used to but I can't stand the milk.

Does anyone have any good substitutes for recipes that call for almond milk?

Thanks!

Pamela

You can try oat milk, hemp milk, flax milk or coconut water as a substitute for almond milk.
Isn't it better not to use almond milk so that the smoothie is raw? I thought if you used a processed food like almond milk it would be harder for the body to digest and assimilate the enzymes? Isn't that the idea for better digestion and enxyme absoption? I have been using the Nutribullet since January 28, 2014 and really love it and am inspired to continue to it every day. It really is helping to change my life for the better, no question about it. Thanks, Chris
Good question...but the recipe came off of THIS site. The Raspberry Blackberry Blast on main page called for it. Pamela
chrisr wrote: Isn't it better not to use almond milk so that the smoothie is raw? I thought if you used a processed food like almond milk it would be harder for the body to digest and assimilate the enzymes? Isn't that the idea for better digestion and enxyme absoption? I have been using the Nutribullet since January 28, 2014 and really love it and am inspired to continue to it every day. It really is helping to change my life for the better, no question about it. Thanks, Chris
Nuts typically need to be soaked to decrease the amount of enzyme inhibitors they contain and make them more digestible. Yes, it would be better to make this on your own vs. buying the store bought version because it is slightly more processed.
Why can't we use regular milk ? Like 2% milk
Ceez you can use any liquid you like to make a blast from coconut water, green tea, water, to dairy milk however dairy is not good for us. This may be hard to believe but is so true. Please read this article and decide for yourself. http://www.nutriliving.com/blog/dairy-good-body Healthy wishes, Wally Bishop C.N.C.
Ceez wrote: Why can't we use regular milk ? Like 2% milk
You can use milk, look for grass fed, organic if its available. It will give you healthiest nutrient profile!
Thank you
Thank you
You could use any milk, although I agree that for this one drink a day should use the most natural, and chemical, additive free option like water, coconut water, or nut/seed milks like Hemp, Almond, Coconut, or possibly Soy...WITHOUT CARRAGEENAN ESPECIALLY! Thankfully, and recently, more Almond Milks on the market are made that don't have it...YAY! I am not sure about Hemp...I cannot try it until I reintroduce the tested items. Trader Joes has a Light Coconut Milk in a can that is just Coconut Milk and water (it also is Sulfite free which regulars store versions are not), and they also have a non-refrigerated Soy Milk that is just Soybeans and water. Heat treated versus a bunch of chemicals is a better option for this sensitive lady. I use my bullet to make almond milk from Raw Whole Almonds and filtered water. That IS AS RAW AS YOU CAN GET. I had to start making it because I have a sensitivity to Cow's milk, and for a sensitivity elimination/reintroduction diet. I could not have the retail version as it has too many additives. OH MY GOSH...homemade Almond Milk is SO MUCH better!! I never really liked the retail stuff...it is kind of bitter (probably from all the crud they put in it). It is SO EASY to make and takes about 1/2 hour or less (outside of soaking the almond for 1-2 days) to make about 3 1/2-4 cups. It is so CREAMY and I heard lasts for 7 days...mine only lasts for 4-5 because I drink it! lol.
As mentioned above you can use any liquid you like. Having said that I can't stand almond milk either but you really can't taste most of the ingredients individually anyway. It just all blends together sometimes, sometimes bad, mostly just bland until you figure which tastes come thru best and adjust the amounts to get the results you want.