Cardamom Vanilla Bean Cashew Milk

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Ever since I took the dive and purchased a magical VitaMix last year, I’ve wanted to try my hand at making homemade nut milk. Since Vitamix’s are critically acclaimed to be the best at making nut milks, that was one of my top three reasons for justifying the purchase. It was a long back and forth battle–do I really need it? Can’t I just get away with my simple vintage hand-me-down Oster blender that I’d been using for years to make smoothies? It took me awhile to finally feel ready and take the plunge, but I did it and honestly, it has been a huge help in the kitchen. On top of being able to make marvelous green smoothies that include everything but the kitchen sink, it acts as my backup food processor. And processes food, it does! I was amazed that this nut milk was so dang simple to create… I can’t believe it has taken this long for me to get my butt into gear and actually make it!

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