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#3220698 - 12/18/13 01:26 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
larryinnewyork Offline


Registered: 02/10/12
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Loc: N.Y.
What is the Shelf Life of Almond Milk compared to Cows Milk ? ? ?

I worked on a Dairy farm once.
Short length of time, I not cut out for it.
Now, when ever I smell diesel fumes, it brings back those memories.

Edit: GO FARMERS


Edited by larryinnewyork (12/18/13 01:28 PM)
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#3220716 - 12/18/13 01:53 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
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Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Turk
Aldi's price is $2.49 for 1/2 gallon.

How much do you guys pay??



That's about what we pay. Every once in a while they'll have it on sale for $1.99 for 1/2 gallon, but that isn't very often.
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#3220728 - 12/18/13 02:08 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Pablo]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: MN
Originally Posted By: Pablo


I agree. I can't drink cow's milk. It stinks to me.



Cow's Milk has a "wormy" smell to it here. Really don't like it, but drank it/used it in cereal anyway. ......ALL my life!!

I can hardly put this stuff down!!

This is double the price of Cow's Milk. Dang, my retirement expenses just went up. duh LOL



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#3220760 - 12/18/13 02:34 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: Turk
Aldi's price is $2.49 for 1/2 gallon.


This is what 1/2 gallon of cow's milk costs around here.
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#3220763 - 12/18/13 02:42 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
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Almond milk is awesome in cereal, but I'm not a fan of drinking it straight.
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#3220772 - 12/18/13 02:51 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Quattro Pete]
Turk Offline


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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: Turk
Aldi's price is $2.49 for 1/2 gallon.


This is what 1/2 gallon of cow's milk costs around here.


A gallon of Cow's Milk is $2.38 here, so if I switch over it'll be double.

...of course, my Step-Daughter is Asian & lactose intolerant, so now it'll be triple. duh

...oh my Asian Wife likes it too. Uh-oh. LOL
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#3220855 - 12/18/13 04:19 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
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Registered: 02/05/08
Posts: 216
Loc: MS
I like it ! ... I'm lactose intolerant and use it or soy milk but my Chiropractor recommends the almond milk as it won't promote or cause any inflammation in the body ... but it's pricey around here... $3.29 to $3.99 depending on brand.

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#3220894 - 12/18/13 05:31 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: JHZR2]
stro_cruiser Offline


Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 584
Loc: South Florida
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
Originally Posted By: sasilverbullet
Been making our own for 20+ years. It's so easy, why you would buy it I don't know. Plus, I know for sure what kind of almonds I'm using and that I didn't "clean" them with chemicals.


Recipe? I'm sure it's easy.

I like almond milk.


There are tons of YouTube videos about making your own nut milks. Generally, about 1/2 cup of the nut to 2 cups of water is a decent measure.

You will need either a cheese cloth or purpose made nut milk bag (bought mine on Amazon for $7) to stain off the liquid.

I add ice to the water (to combat the heating action of high speed blending), put the iced water and nuts in the blender, run it at MAX for 5 mins. strain it, enjoy.

Its way better to make your own, why?...no preservatives, you get to choose your own sweetener (if any).....honey, stevia, vanilla stevia, plain old sugar if you like, etc etc...

Play around with different nuts. this morning I made Hemp milk cause I like it in my coffee.


Its fun, easy, quick and once again, its a step closer to being more in control about what goes into your body smile

I welcome any questions.
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#3220918 - 12/18/13 06:12 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
Char Baby Offline


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Loc: Rochester NY
Yes I have tried the Almond Milk! Have any of you tried it in Chocloate Flavor?

M'mmmmmmmmmm!
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#3220922 - 12/18/13 06:20 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: stro_cruiser]
Turk Offline


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stro...

You mean the Almonds are not squeezed to get the milk out??




j/k. Someone had to ask... LOL
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#3220929 - 12/18/13 06:25 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Char Baby]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46847
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Yes I have tried the Almond Milk! Have any of you tried it in Chocloate Flavor?

M'mmmmmmmmmm!


Originally Posted By: Pablo


Chocolate almond milk is deadly good. Don't ever start drinking it.

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#3220955 - 12/18/13 07:06 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
stro_cruiser Offline


Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 584
Loc: South Florida
Originally Posted By: Turk
stro...

You mean the Almonds are not squeezed to get the milk out??




j/k. Someone had to ask... LOL



Thats a good idea!
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#3221158 - 12/18/13 10:57 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: MuzzleFlash40]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 23080
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: MuzzleFlash40
Almond milk is awesome in cereal, but I'm not a fan of drinking it straight.


It's good in cereal, straight up, or in a cocktail. Last New Year we were using it in a drink that was something like a Black or White Russian, take your pick. We used either Chocolate or Vanilla Almond milk in the cocktails. They were a big hit! The Chocolate Almond Milk with Vodka and Kahlua was amazing.
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#3221908 - 12/19/13 05:23 PM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: demarpaint]
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Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 957
Loc: Everett,Wa.
Cows milk might be the nastiest drink on the planet. Its all I can do to eat a meal while my wife and kids are drinking it.

I use unsweetened vanilla almond milk all the time. Mainly in my cheerios in the morning,but in oatmeal as well. Its pretty good when used in a fresh fruit smoothie also.

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#3226157 - 12/24/13 05:31 AM Re: Almond Milk! [Re: Turk]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 8711
Loc: MN
Well, I totally switched over to Almond Milk except for one evening. After some time to feel if there's any difference, I do know one difference...

I used to have somewhat bad morning breath every morning after drinking Cows Milk daily.

That bad morning breath is essentially gone now that I switched over to Almond Milk!! banana

Anyone else notice this??

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