How To Make Your Own Almond Milk

Once I have found out that my favorite plain unsweetened organic almond milk has carrageenan in it – not that I have really panicked… but I just like this almond milk less.

It is still controversial if carrageenan is good or bad for our health. I found articles stating it is an evil and I found articles analyzing different types of carrageenan and stating it is not bad at all.

So I have decided to buy less almond milk and just wait until more researches are conducted and more results are available.

Meanwhile I found Mia Russo Stern video and was surprised how easy it is to make almond milk at home.

Here is the video:

How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

 

It is really easy to make and it tastes so much better than the one from the store!

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GreenBuck Smoothie

GreenBuck Smoothie (by Goldy Sheinin, RHN)

Ideal for breakfast, 30 mins after workout protein-rich and nutrient-dense smoothie.

This smoothie based on buckwheat milk that is high in manganese, magnesium, copper, and zinc, which are great for the immune system. It also contains all eight essential amino acids, including lysine, which plays a key role in collagen production and is not produced by the human body.

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2 cups of buckwheat milk

1 scoop of protein powder

1 cup of spinach or kale

1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt

1 banana

1/2 cup frozen black currants

1 tbsp  hemp seeds

1 tbsp pomegranate powder

Serves – 2 large (300 ml)

Tropical Paradise Smoothie

Tropical Paradise Smoothie (by Goldy Sheinin, RHN)

Ideal for breakfast, 30 mins after workout protein-rich and nutrient-dense smoothie.

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2 cups of unsweetened plain almond milk

1 scoop of protein powder

1 mango peeled and cut

1 banana

1 cup frozen pineapple cubes

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp  hemp seeds

1/2 inch fresh or frozen turmeric rood

1 tbsp pomegranate powder (optional)

Serves – 2 large (300 ml)

 

Chocolate Mango Delight Smoothie

Chocolate Mango Delight Smoothie (by Goldy Sheinin, RHN)

Ideal for breakfast, 30 mins after workout this protein-rich and nutrient-dense smoothie is a great way to ensure your daily dose of flaxseed, hempseed and  potassium

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2 cups of unsweetened plain almond milk

1 scoop of protein powder

1-2 tbsp of unsweetened chocolate powder

1 mango peeled and cut

1 banana

1/2 avocado

1 tbsp of flaxseeds

1 tbsp of hemp seeds

 

Serves – 2 large (300 ml)