Individuals that are of risk of deficiency include history of digestive disorders, renal disorders, endocrine disorders, alcoholism, pregnancy, high physical activity and elderly.
100grams of almonds contain 250-260mg of magnesium. As magnesium is heat sensitive, boiling will result to magnesium loss in magnesium rich foods.
Recipe for Raw Almond milk
What you require
A cheesecloth/muslin cloth
Stevia drops/Raw honey
8 raw, organic almonds
half a glass of filtered water (for soaking)
|Soak 8 raw almonds in a half a glass of filtered water overnight.|
Soaking nuts such as almonds helps to reduce phytic acid - making it easier to digest and reducing symptoms of bloating and gas when consuming nuts/legumes/grains/beans.
Soak 8 raw almonds in a half a glass of filtered water overnight. In the morning, pour away the old water and place the pre soaked almonds in a blender and add a glass of filtered water. Blend the almonds for 3-4 mins.
|Filter and separate almond bits from almond milk using a cheesecloth|
Strain the blended mixture into a bowl/small pot with a cheesecloth/muslin cloth.
|Pour into glass and add stevia and cinnamon to taste|
Pour almond milk into glass, add a few drops of stevia or 1/2 tsp of raw honey. Add a dash of cinnamon and stir.
|Save the fibre! Keep it in fridge no more than 2 days and toss in with breakfast muesli, or use it as an additional ingredient when baking gluten free muffins.|