What makes almond milk a healthy treat? Research says it is dairy-free and it’s a good alternative to regular milk, especially if you’re lactose-intolerant or allergic to soy milk. Basically, you can enjoy all the things you love about milk sans an upset stomach. And ICYDK, you can enjoy almond milk not only as a drink but also as a delicious ingredient to these easy recipes you can do at home. Check these out:
1. Coffee, Banana, and Oatmeal Smoothie
This iced coffee mix is so easy to do! You just need to blend Almond Breeze Original almond milk, instant coffee powder, a small frozen banana cut in chunks, and a few rolled oats then you're good to go! Pour your smoothie into a quirky glass bottle or mason jar, add a reusable straw, and you're all set. This refreshing drink will get you ready for a busy day ahead.
2. Lemon Almond Bread
If you have free time on weekends, why not try your hand at baking? Before you start, preheat the oven and prepare your loaf pan. Combine your dry ingredients: flour, salt, and baking powder. Next, add sugar and lemon zest. In another bowl, mix Almond Breeze Unsweetened Original flavor, oil, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla, and almond extract. Stir all ingredients together to form your batter. Pour the batter into your loaf pan, place it in the oven, and let it bake for an hour.
To check if your bread is done, poke it using a toothpick. If there’s no wet batter sticking to it, your bread is ready. Let your bread cool then decorate with lemon glaze. Now you’re ready to serve!
3. Vegan Carrot Cake
Got a special occasion coming up? Surprise a loved one with homemade vegan carrot cake. To start, preheat the oven and grease your baking pan. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and sugar. Prepare your wet ingredients next: Add applesauce, Almond Breeze Original flavor, vanilla, and oil in another bowl. Combine all the ingredients before adding grated carrots. Place your cake in the oven for about 30 to 40 minutes. Once your cake is ready, let it cool. Frosting is optional. You can also choose to sprinkle some walnuts or keep it plain and simple. Either way, it’s still going to be yummy because almond milk can help make your cake taste rich and feel soft!
Ready to try these recipes? Make sure your ingredients include Almond Breeze almond milk! Made with Californian almonds, Almond Breeze is a good source of vitamins and calcium. Plus, you can get it in different delicious flavors like Original, Unsweetened, Vanilla, Chocolate, Matcha, and Latte! Prices range from P39.50 (180ml) to P145 (946ml). Shop them at grocery stores like Landmark, Metro Supermarket, Robinsons Supermarket, Rustans Supermarket, SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket, Unimart, and Waltermart or online via Lazada, GoodMart, Shopee, and BeautyMNL.