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Homemade Flaxseed Milk Walnut Milk Recipe

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The Best and Easy Vegan Flaxseed Milk Walnut Milk Recipe:

Flaxseed milk walnut milk

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Homemade flax and walnut milk, rich in omega 3 and low-calorie. #low-carb #vegan Homemade walnut milk, rich in omega 3 and low-calorie. #low-carb #vegan Homemade flax milk, rich in omega 3 and low-calorie. #low-carb #vegan

Nut and seeds milk or flaxseed milk walnut milk: rich in calcium, good fats and even omegas, and some protein.

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When it comes to flaxseed milk, it’s another nutrient dense milk that is low in calorie. Just 25 cal per serving(if you add no sweetener or flavors) and a good source of omega 3. What else would you want? If you don’t want a nut milk and avoiding dairy, then flax milk is the best alternative milk. And I have the quickest and easiest flaxseed milk recipe for you.

Walnut is the king of all nuts if you calculate the amount of healthy fats and omega fatty acids it provides. While almond milk is the most common nut milk found in the market, walnut and cashew milks are quite hard to find. I would say why spending time in finding the flaxseed milk or walnut milk. Make your own! Best part is making both flaxseed milk walnut milk is really easy.
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Health Benefits of Flaxseed Milk Walnut Milk:

Flaxseed has a number of health benefits. Some of the most significant health benefits are:

  • Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which improves heart health.
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and stroke.
  • Rich in fiber.
  • A significant source of antioxidant and lignans.
  • Protective effect against cancerous cell growth.

Walnuts have some tremendous health benefits too. Some of them are:

  • Rich source of Omega-3 fatty acid and good fats.
  • High level of vitamin E per serving.
  • A significant source of calcium and other minerals.
  • Low in GI.
  • Positive effects on cardiovascular health and blood pressure.
  • Beneficial for people with type-2 diabetes due to better fat composition.
  • Helps reducing problems associated with metabolic syndrome.

While walnut milk is rich in protein and good fats, flax milk doesn’t provide any protein. This low-carb milk is thus a good low-calorie milk for calorie watchers.

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Flaxseed Milk Walnut Milk Recipe:

Making these flaxseed milk walnut milk is really simple. All you need is some good quality nuts and seeds and some water, and a good blender. If you have a high-speed blender, then your nut and seed milks are going to be smooth and rich. Cheese or muslin cloth or nut milk bag is the only other thing you will need here. Straining is after all one important step in nut milk and seed milk recipe.
I was recently introduced to flax milk. After trying some flax kefir, I started thinking to try flax milk. However, I didn’t find the plain flax milk very appetizing for my palate. On the other hand, the vanilla flavored flax milk is surprisingly good.

Walnut milk, in contrast, is really my kind of thing. Rich nutty taste and it’s a good thick and creamy milk perfect for any nut milk lover. That’s why I never add any flavors to walnut milk. Just plain simple walnut milk is perfect for me. If you choose to add some flavor to it, consider adding vanilla extract, medjool dates, rose extract and even cinnamon.

How to Make Walnut milk?Flaxseed milk walnut milk

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Step-1: Soak walnuts:Flaxseed milk walnut milk

  • In a bowl take a cup of walnuts.
  • Soak it in two cups of water at least for two hours and up to twelve hours.
  • I leave these overnight in water before making milk from them.

Step-2: Blend:Flaxseed milk walnut milk

  • In a high-speed blender, take strained walnuts.
  • Discard the soaked water.If you see the picture, the soaked water is yellow in color. After draining them, ensure to rinse the walnuts too.
  • Add three cups of filtered water to one cup of soaked walnuts.
  • Blend to make a smooth puree and until there are no chunky nut residues. Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Step-3: Strain:Flaxseed milk walnut milk

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  • If using a muslin cloth, Cover the mouth of the collection jar using the cloth.
  • Pour the nut milk mixture and strain.
  • Squeeze the excess milk from the nut residue. flaxseed milk walnut milk

Step-4: Dilute and Add Flavor:Flaxseed milk walnut milk

  • Now add more water if you want thinner milk( I add extra three cups of water) and add any flavor if you want flavored walnut milk. (Vanilla or cinnamon)
  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.

How to Make Flax milk?Flaxseed milk walnut milk

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Step-1:

  • Take 1/4 cup of dry flaxseed in a blender.
  • Add two cups of water. Blend to make a fine purée.Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Step-2:

  • Strain through the muslin cloth as instructed above and squeeze out the excess milk.Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Step-3:

  • Add Medjool dates and extra water.
  • Blend to make a fine purée.
  • Add vanilla extract and mix well.Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Step-4:

  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.Flaxseed milk walnut milk

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Flavor Combination Choices for Flaxseed and Walnut Milk:

  • Vanilla + cinnamon
  • Chocolate + brown sugar
  • Cardamom + saffron
  • Turmeric + chai spice
  • Maple syrup + vanilla
  • Pumpkin spice + coconut sugar
  • Rose extract + cardamom

Try some new flavor combination choices and don’t forget to let me know. I would love to know what flavor combination works best for you.

Nutrition Facts:

The calorie and carb of flaxseed milk is higher here, which is because of the medjool dates.

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Walnut milk is, however, free from any extra dates or flavors.

flaxseed milk walnut milk

Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Walnut Milk

With this quick and easy recipe with step-by-step guide, now you can make your own walnut milk at home. This rich, nutritious and creamy milk is a health bomb.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade milk, homemade nut milk, how to make walnut milk, nutmilk, walnut milk
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 123kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw walnuts (4 ounce)
  • 3 cup water (filtered) And extra 3 cups of water to dilute

Instructions

  • Soak walnuts in 2 cups of water overnight.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Take soaked walnuts and water in a blender.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Blend to make a fine purée.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Strain and collect milk.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Add more water and blend again.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.
    Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Notes

  • Add less water if you want a thicker milk.
  • Add flavors of your choice when you add extra water to blend.
  • If you find your milk frothy, remove the froth with the help of a spoon.

Nutrition

Calories: 123kcal

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And the flaxseed milk recipe!

Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Flaxseed Milk

Flaxseed milk is the best low-calorie vegan milk alternative that you can add to your diet. Now with my step-by-step guide, you can make your own flax milk at home.
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: DIY flaxseed milk, flax milk recipe, homemade milk, seeds milk recipe, vegan milk
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 66kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flaxseed
  • 3 cups water And extra 3 cups of water to dilute
  • 4-5 medjool dates (pitted and stone removed)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Blend the seeds and three cups of water to make a purée.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Strain and collect milk.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Add medjool dates and blend again.
  • Now add vanilla to the collected milk and mix well.
    Flaxseed and walnut milk
  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.
    Flaxseed milk walnut milk

Notes

  • Don't soak the flaxseeds. It becomes slimy after soaking.
  • Don't press the nut milk bag or musolin cloth very hard while straining.
  • You don't want to have those tiny fibers of flaxseed in your milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 66kcal

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12 comments

Elena June 16, 2017 - 2:36 pm

5 stars
Very nice recipe, Simple and full of health … thank you for sharing this!

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Sophie June 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm

Thank you very much! Give it a try Ele!

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Sunit Goel June 16, 2017 - 11:15 pm

5 stars
Looks yummy…will definitely try this!! Thank u for coming up with delicious stuffs:)

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Sophie June 16, 2017 - 11:31 pm

Thank you ?

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Contrary Mary November 23, 2017 - 10:56 am

5 stars
Thank-you Sophie! Just made the walnut milk. Fantastic! Apart from all the other benefits of the DIY method, it allows you to flavor it just how you like it (mine has just a touch of maple syrup — perfect!). For the nut milk pulp, I made the following mixture for a fantastic sandwich spread: walnut milk pulp (mine was still damp), minced garlic, maple syrup, salt, and some evoo. I might try adding some herbs (basil, black or red pepper) next time. And it might have benefited from some ground flax seed to bind it together, but flavor-wise, my recipe was an incredibly delicious spread on a slice of my pullman loaf. Should be a great dip as well.
Any idea how long nut milk should last in fridge? Has anyone tried freezing it?

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Sophie November 23, 2017 - 11:20 am

That’s fantastic! I keep the nut milk in the fridge for three days. Never made a huge batch and stored it for a week or so.

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Star April 29, 2018 - 7:35 am

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Hi, I have been making this flaxseed recipe minus the dates for two weeks now and love it. However, I have a question about the carbs. How would I figure out the carb count for this milk? Should I still use the net carbs for flaxseed in general or should I use the total carb count due to the fact that most of the fiber is strained out? I was going to just leave the fiber in the milk because this question was really bothering me. lol

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Sophie April 29, 2018 - 2:40 pm

I know that it’s confusing. But I take the total carb into account considering how much I used in the recipe. If it’s less, that’s really good! Win-win

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Sophie October 9, 2018 - 1:39 am

5 stars
Hi Sophie, I’m a Sophie too! 🙂
Do you think homemade flax milk would hold up well in chai? I don’t want to bother with the whole procedure, but it’s all worth it for my cup of chai.
Thanks for ur delicious posts

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Sophie October 15, 2018 - 11:10 am

I haven’t used flax milk for Indian chai yet. But I have used it for cold coffees and it works wonderfully. Do try for chai, and let me know.

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