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DIY Almond Milk.

What you nee do:
washed, skinless Almonds
Jar or similar container with lid
Water
Coffee filter, cheese cloth or something similar
Vanilla extract or similar flavour

What you need to do:

Measure 1 cup of almonds
Measure 5 cups of water

Combine nuts and water  in jar and leave for a minimum of 8 hours

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After the nuts soaked, I rinsed them and blended them with 5 cups of water until smooth and milky. As I blended the nuts I kept adding small amounts of water until I got the texture I wanted 🙂

I used a coffee filter under the rim of a mason jar and let the milk drip through leaving the pulp in the filter. Once it had all dripped through I added some vanilla to taste and shook the jar to combine.

I’ll be honest this was a little messy and time consuming… I emptied the pulp from the filter a couple times. I also poked a couple holes in the coffee filter with a tooth pick and it sped up the process a little 🙂
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Either way I got some delicious home made almond milk with pretty low effort 🙂 If you know of a better way to filter the milk I’d love to hear it! From my readings there is really no ‘best’ way to do this…hah, just follow the path of least resistance.

 

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Crushing Goals.

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its great to have dreams and ambitions, but what do they really mean if you don’t put these dreams in motion?

In order to ensure goal success, there are a few steps that we can take.

1. Set your intention.
sit down and ask yourself why you’re doing this. Make sure you know why, and that you’re setting goals for you!

2. Create a vision.
what do you want your life to look like? Who’s with you? What do you do? How do you feel? How does it look? Take some time to really answer these questions. If you’re finding it hard to start your vision, look for inspiration around you and go from there.

3. Set attainable goals.
We’re always told that the sky is the limit, or the world is your oyster, but really…it’s important to keep your goals do-able. If your goals are bold, make a program with smaller goals leading to the final bang.

4. Set a timeline.
In order to stay on track you need to set some deadlines for yourself.

5. Tell the right people.
Sharing your goals with others will help keep you accountable. Make sure you share with people who will elevate your life and goals.