Level 5 Vegan: Make Your Own Almond Milk

Been wanting to take your veganism to the next level but didn't know how? You know I got you fam! This post is all about making your own goddamn almond milk - that's level 5 shit! You may be surprised to learn that almonds do not have nipples, so you cannot extract milk the traditional way. The best part about that is (other than the obvs lack of cruelty) is that you don't have to wake up at 4am to milk your cows or whatever. TBH making your own almond milk is actually super easy and you don't really need anything too spesh or weird to pull it all together. This guide will yield about 1L of almond milk but since it...

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Oat, Chia & Almond Cookies

Difficulty: Easy Makes 20 Let's face it - a cookie is never going to be guilt free but as far as cookies go, these guys aren't so bad. They have a macaroon-y vibe going on which makes them super light plus they're packed full of chia goodness so you know they're pretty special. They're gluten and soy free too, making them a great lunchbox snack for big and little kids alike. Ingredients 2 cups almond meal 1 cup gluten free oats 1/3 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup agave syrup or coconut syrup Method Preheat the oven to 180°C  and line a baking tray with baking paper. In a...

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Apricot + Almond Logs

Difficulty: Easy Makes 12 These little guys are quite possibly one of the easiest things you can make in a very small window of time. Great lunchbox fillers, my Apricot & Almond Logs remind me of the treats I used to buy from my school canteen as a kid. These ones are even better though because you can control what goes in them! I like to keep mine in the fridge until half an hour before serving but should last in an airtight container for a week or so (although I doubt they'll be around that long!) Ingredients 1 cup dried apricots 1/3 cup sultanas 2/3 cup blanched almonds 1 cup desiccated coconut Method Chuck the apricots, sultanas, almonds and half of the coconut...

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