Food Friday: Creamy Raw, Brazil Nut Milk

“What’s on your plate?”

Brazil nuts are commonly eaten raw or blanched and are high in protein, fiber, selenium, thiamine, copper and magnesium — and in addition to being the best selenium food source in the world, they provide numerous benefits for our health. Brazil nuts improve your sexual performance, protect against cancer, and boost your metabolism.

Brazil nuts are the densest food source of bioavailable selenium. Selenium is an antioxidant that plays many important roles in our body. It helps with thyroid, vitamin E and C function. Selenium boosts testosterone levels and improves sperm production and motility in men and protects woman from breat cancer. It also fortifies the immune system to protect against bacterial and viral infections.

Ingredients:

1 cup Brazil nuts (over night soaked)

4 cups water

4 pittes dates

1 pinch pink Himalayan sea salt

1 tsp vanilla abstract (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend them till totally smooth.
  2. Lay a double layer of cheesecloth or a nut milk bag over the mouth it a large Mason jar or another large container into which you can start the liquid. Hold the cheesecloth or nut milk bag in place with a rubber band by slipping the rubber band over the cloth, and around the mouth of the container.
  3. Pour the nut milk through the cheesecloth or nut milk bag, and into the container. You may need to work in batches. Allow it to strain for 1-2 hours. You can compost or save the Brazil Nut pulp, or discard it. Transfer the nut milk to an airtight container. It will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days. 

And that’s it.

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Meraki

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