How to make Brazil Nut Milk

by Dr Melissa West on June 6, 2013

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Brazil Nut Milk Recipe


Brazil Nut Milk How to Video 512x1024 How to make Brazil Nut MilkLast week I promised you I would show you how to make Brazil nut milk. When we talked about how to have glowing skin and we discovered one of the only plant sources of selenium were brazil nuts.

As we learned last week, Selenium prevents and protects your skin from sun damage. Brazil nuts are the most highly concentrated source of selenium. In fact, scientists have shown that a daily Brazil nut is a better source of the mineral than taking a supplement.

Brazil nuts come from the Amazon forest and provide us with much needed protein, fats and many other essential nutrients. Brazil nuts will lower your LDL’s – those are the bad cholesterol. They are a great source of vitamin E. They are also a good source of the B complex vitamins including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6 and folates. Brazil nuts also contain trace minerals including copper, magnesium, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and zinc.

Today I am going to show you just how easy it is to make brazil nut milk in your Hurom Juicer or any other slow press upright juicer.

Raw Brazil Nut Milk Recipe:

1 cup of brazil nuts (soaked for 2-8 hours)
2 cups of water
2 dates (soaked for about 10 minutes to soften)
1/2 tsp of vanilla
(I doubled this recipe for the above video)

Directions – combine all the above ingredients in a bowl and ladle through your juicer. Then strain the nut milk to remove any excess pulp.

Thank you for leaving your comments below! Let me know how you enjoy this nut milk icon smile How to make Brazil Nut Milk

  • rashmisharma12

    WOW !so thank you for sharing the recipe…please give me the closest taste …how does it taste? Is it like milk or flavored milk…how is the consistency. I want to try it …may be next week…..but given that I don’t experiment with food so much …you have to be my guide here …thank you :) Good luck with shooting the new series..

    • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

      rashmisharma12 Hi Rashmi – this nut milk is amazing – so rich and it goes great in tea. I honestly haven’t had milk in years so I couldn’t tell you what it tastes like compared to cow’s milk. For tea it is amazing because it doesn’t curdle. I like to experiment with all different kinds of nut milks. I really like almond milk too. Just try it, I think you will like it – and then we can have tea with brazil nut milk during our sanskrit lesson together next week :) Love, Melissa

      • rashmisharma12

        ha ha ha sure. I think you gonna change me seriously! :):) for good. I think I will make the almond milk first and then slowly progress towards the advanced nuts. How did it go today? I am curious..can’t wait :):)

        • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

          rashmisharma12 Almond milk is yummy, but it won’t work in your tea :( It went really well and we actually filmed a day early yesterday! I can’t wait for you to see it tomorrow! I hope I make you proud. Tim said my singing voice was lovely for the chanting! xo Melissa

        • rashmisharma12

          DrMelissaWest Shall we say  hip hip hurrah! how nice is that…you are now on a path of being a singing yogini ( Pardon me if you have sung before on your membership site and I don’t know about) I am sure you did great. Just waiting for the video release just like the movie release lol Friday…first day..first show ha ha ha 
          It will be my first time with almond milk…..( you can keep your mouth wide open) yes this is true..so I better try this fast. You seem to be my window to all these new experiments :) thank you.

        • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

          rashmisharma12 It is pretty exciting – I have done a little bit of mantra before, but I haven’t been consistent and I haven’t had direction with pronunciation before. Looking forward to hearing about your almond milk – remember to soak your nuts overnight. :)

        • rashmisharma12

          Now you have everything :) you gonna rock it. I have soaked the almonds (thanks for reminding) and tomorrow you should hear the reviews of almond milk experiment ha ha I will make my husband try too…

        • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

          rashmisharma12 Can’t wait to hear about the almond milk Rashmi :)

        • rashmisharma12

          Melissa…it was a great experiment…loved it. Although peeling was quite something…..huh! but later the outcome was quite delicious :) thanks for the suggestion.

        • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

          rashmisharma12 Isn’t it delicious to make your own nutmilk? My friend Viola Vazio makes her own nut milk in a juicer like the Hurom too and she has made almond milk peeling the nuts and not peeling the nuts – she says it tastes good both ways, it just looks really pretty and white when you peel your nuts. I’m proud of you! :) We’re both learning new things :) Namaste, Melissa

        • rashmisharma12

          DrMelissaWest rashmisharma12 Viola Vazio :):) I will try now without peeling the nut. Thank you for the tip :)

  • lynntofu

    I just tried this and it was yummy!

  • http://www.melissawest.com/ DrMelissaWest

    lynntofu So glad you enjoyed it! :) Cheers! Melissa

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