Brazil Nut Milk

If you’re in to making your own homemade nut mylks, make sure you give the tried, tested and true almond milk a break and swap it for Brazil nuts every once and a while! 

Brazil nuts are highly nutritious, and are especially high in the mineral Selenium, and contain abundant dietary antioxidants. A single Brazil nut 160% of the US Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of selenium – perhaps the best source of Se from plant-based foods. Their antioxidant and antiproliferative activities, are linked to reducing risk of developing atherosclerosis and cancer.1

Be sure to soak your Brazil nuts before you blend this up. Find out why in our article, The Art of Soaking and Sprouting.

This recipe was created by our in-house holistic nutritionist, Kari. 

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Brazil Nut Mylk
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup brazil nuts Soaked
  • 1-2 Medjool Dates pitted
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder optional
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon optional
  • 1/2 cup Coconut shavings optional
Servings
cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brazil nuts Soaked
  • 1-2 Medjool Dates pitted
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder optional
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon optional
  • 1/2 cup Coconut shavings optional
brazil nut milk recipe, dairy free, vegan recipe
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Instructions
  1. Soak Brazil nuts overnight in filtered water with one teaspoon of himalayan salt. Strain and discard water. Rinse nuts well.
  2. Soak medjool date in one cup filtered water.
  3. Add nuts, date(s) with water and 3 cups filtered water into a high speed blender and blend on high for 30 seconds.
  4. No need to filter out the fiber! It’s good for you.
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

This nut mylk is great on it’s own, in a smoothie, on porridge or granola.

Pro tip: Use up within 3-4 days for maximum freshness and nutrient density.

References:

  1. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643809001522
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