Vanilla Almond Milk

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, dates, paleo, vegan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Megan Gilmore
Naturally sweetened with dates and loaded with rich vanilla flavor, this creamy drink is the perfect summer treat.
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  • 1 cup raw almonds , soaked for 6-8 hours
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 3-4 Medjool dates (soft ones, if possible)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  • Drain and rinse the soaked almonds, then toss them into a high-powered blender with the 4 cups of water. Blend until creamy, then strain using a nut milk bag.
  • Return the strained milk to the blender, then add the dates, vanilla and sea salt. Blend until the dates are completely broken down, adjust the flavor to your liking, then transfer to a container to store in the fridge.
  • Serve chilled and enjoy!


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1.5mg