Top Ten Benefits of Healthy Almond Milk

TOP TEN BENEFITS OF HEALTHY UNSWEETENED

ALMOND MILK

 

If you love almond milk, you already know how great it taste.  I’ve been drinking this wonderful milk for only a short time, but Wow I have been missing out on a delicious and healthy treat.  This  nutritious drink  has become a new best friend, and one I plan to keep around a very long time.

My choice in almond milk is unsweetened and contains  5 grams of protein. 

 

I use the unsweetened version of almond milk so I can add my sweetener of choice.  The carbs are low, 1 gram to 8 ounces.  Anyone with a sugar problem should give almond milk a try.  It is a natural for carb watchers who want good nutrition.

 

To sweetened almond milk, I add stevia, a natural sweetener that I prefer over other kinds of sweeteners, and I also add a bit of vanilla extract and a sprinkle of cinnamon in the glass.  One can purchase vanilla flavored almond milk , if you prefer.

 

For a morning pick-me-up or a nightime drink to squell my “I gotta have something to eat” head dialogue, I turn to my spiced  almond milk.  It chills the gut craving hunger pains and taste oh, so great!

Top Ten Benefits of Almond Milk

 

It contains magnesium

Is an excellent source of calcium

Is a good source of potassium, vitamins D and E

It is glueten, cholesterol free

Unlike soy milk, which can be higher in sugar, unsweetened almond milk is low carb.

Since it is non-dairy, it does not contain milk hormones.

Almond milk is an excellent choice for those who are lactose  intolerant.

It is rich in flavonoids, which are heart healthy.

Unsweetened almond milk is low in calories, 40 per serving

Did I mention that it taste great!

Try this healthy drink.  And, spice up your unsweetened almond milk.

I like to mix vanilla almond (I know it isn’t the plain almond milk) mix with dried peaches.  Blend until smooth.  Enjoy!

 

If you like my recipe, let me know what you think, and share some of your favorite ways to spice up almond milk. 

Shirleen Sando, Biblical Health Educator

 

 

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