For those of you that avoid dairy products, almond milk is a great is a great alternative to traditional cow’s milk. It has no lactose or cholesterol and can be considered a raw, living food if the nuts are soaked and sprouted prior to making the milk.

Almonds are rich in magnesium, potassium and copper. They are also very high in vitamin E, selenium and calcium, which are anti-oxidants and may reduce the risk of various types of cancer. Almond milk made straight from ground almonds and water is very high in all of these nutrients.

Check out the following link for a great raw almond milk recipe. And, if you choose to purchase almond milk, check out the ingredients because most of them contain very little almond!

Living Foods Recipe for Almond Milk