Smoothie-A-Day Challenge: Plantiful Smoothies 101

Join me this May for the Plantiful Plates Second Smoothie-a-Day Challenge. It is free to enter and participate!  I will send you a new recipe each week in May, and the corresponding ingredient list for the week.  All you have to do is to commit to drinking a smoothie each day in May!  You can share your experience on the Plantiful Plates Smoothie Challenge Facebook Page and get support and tips from those taking part in the challenge with you!  Look for the yellow sign up box to your right or at the bottom of this post! Continue reading “Smoothie-A-Day Challenge: Plantiful Smoothies 101”

Vanilla Almond Milk

Vanilla Almond Milk

Plantiful Plates Dairy-Milk Alternative

In my plantiful kitchen I make a variety of dairy milk alternatives–almond milk, cashew milk, hemp milk, seed and nut milk, and nut milk blends.   All of these are so easy to make at home and do not include the preservatives, emulsifiers and flavours which are added to store-bought versions.

This recipe is for my go-to milk–Vanilla Almond Milk.  I like to have this on hand for cereal, smoothies, to mix straight with a protein powder or over ice on it’s own.  I think it is a good starter milk for people who haven’t tried homemade almond milk; sweet and creamy–this is a great drink.   You could leave the sweetener out if you want to keep it versatile for savoury uses or just prefer an unsweetened milk. Continue reading “Vanilla Almond Milk”