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Homemade Superfood Chocolate Nut Milk [ vegan, paleo ]

Homemade Superfood Chocolate Nut Milk with maca & reishi for added health benefits! This recipe is paleo, vegan and whole30 friendly

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Make your own superfood chocolate nut milk at home! Using raw nuts, coconut cream, maca, reishi, and cocoa powder for a healthy and delicious drink.

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups raw cashews, soaked*
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream, or 3/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, or cacao powder
  • 1 TBS maca powder
  • 1 TBS reishi
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 TBS coconut sugar**
  • 1/2 TBS pure maple syrup, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews covered in a bowl of room temperature water for 6-8 hours. OR soak cashews in a pot of boiled water for 45 minutes.
  2. In bowl of heavy duty food processor or high speed blender, add all of the ingredients. Process for 2-3 minutes. Remove lid and use spoon to check for sweetness – add to taste as necessary. Blend again. There will be some coconut cream residue left in bowl. Scrap with spatula and mix in as much as you can.
  3. Using cheese cloth or nut milk bag and large bowl (enough for 5-6 cups of liquid) carefully pour nut milk mixture through strain, squeezing out all of the liquid. What remains is the pulp – you can dry out to use as a nut meal for later.
  4. Transfer chocolate nut milk to glass jars with lid. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

*Should also be able to sub almonds
**can also sub 2 pitted medjool dates

Prep time refers to soaking cashews in boiling water.

To dry nut pulp, spread onto baking sheet and bake for 170 for 2-3 hours until dry. Process in food processor to get fine meal. Store in covered container in fridge until ready to use.

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Keywords: Superfood Chocolate Nut Milk, Vegan Paleo Nut Milk