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Old 08-04-2014, 03:37 PM   #1
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Best Tasting Almond Milk

I was using almond milk before but I forgot the brand I was using. Any suggestions? Unsweetened please.

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Old 08-04-2014, 09:06 PM   #2
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I prefer Almond Breeze. I buy the unsweetened vanilla. I have tried all different kinds, including store brands and I always come back to Almond Breeze.
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Old 08-04-2014, 10:49 PM   #3
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I buy Silk's unsweetened varieties and like the taste, although to be fair I don't think I've ever tried any other brand. Sometimes I add some toffee or vanilla stevia to a cup. Mmmm...
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:15 AM   #4
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I also like Almond Breeze, either vanilla or plain, unsweetened.
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:18 AM   #5
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Almond Breeze is better than Silk imo. Silk seems thicker to me. BUT, the absolute best tasting almond milk is homemade. It's so easy to make and the taste of the store bought just doesn't compare.
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:42 AM   #6
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I find that whatever the brand, the secret is to add just a touch of sugar free flavoured syrup.
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:07 PM   #7
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:23 PM   #8
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another vote for almond Breeze !
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almond breeze and it's not even close. I use sugar free vanilla and I have tried all the store brands including Silk and they taste watered down and more watery. Almond Breeze is the best one by far (it's even worth paying the 3.99 to 4.19 vs 2.99 for a store brand)
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:45 PM   #10
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We buy and prefer Blue Diamond Unsweetened.
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Old 08-05-2014, 01:40 PM   #11
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:18 PM   #12
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I like Blue Diamond Almond Breeze as well. I like all the unsweetened ones (including chocolate!) I tried the Silk brand and didn't like it.
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Old 08-05-2014, 07:05 PM   #13
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I confess to being a little jealous. The brand we have available where I am is awful- stuffed full of chalk and corn flour. Sometimes living in the middle of nowhere can suck.

I'm thinking of making my own but I have a question. How should it be stored (I assume in a pitcher in the fridge) and how long does it last?
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Old 08-05-2014, 07:19 PM   #14
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What does everyone use their almond milk for? Or do you drink it like cows milk? I used some for chia seed pudding, but need more ideas.
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:13 PM   #15
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Well I don't drink Almond Milk (son's allergic to some nuts) sooo.. I drink Flax Milk - in my opinion it tastes better! I also try to alternate it up with coconut milk so I get a variety of nutrients.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:14 PM   #16
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I love the Almond Breeze Unsweetened Almond/Coconut milk!


QUOTE=Amélie;16996252]I was using almond milk before but I forgot the brand I was using. Any suggestions? Unsweetened please.

Thanks![/QUOTE]
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Old 08-06-2014, 10:05 AM   #17
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I confess to being a little jealous. The brand we have available where I am is awful- stuffed full of chalk and corn flour. Sometimes living in the middle of nowhere can suck.

I'm thinking of making my own but I have a question. How should it be stored (I assume in a pitcher in the fridge) and how long does it last?
blue diamond almond milk is also sold as warm milk unrefrigerated (idk if you still need to refrigerate it once it's opened) but perhaps its abailable in another isle other than the milk isle

if you are maiing it yourself, I would def. store it in the fridge : )
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Old 08-06-2014, 11:10 AM   #18
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We buy the Kroger's Simple truth or the Silk Almond/Coconut blend. Those are the only 2 options where we shop that don't have carrageenan. I mostly use it for cooking, but mom drinks it every day.
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Old 08-07-2014, 08:56 AM   #19
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:45 PM   #20
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I feel a bit like a derelict now, the dissenter enjoying my Silk brand almondmilk in the corner, haha!!

I use it in baking as an LC milk sub, in any LC cereal or granola I bother to make, or just as a drink! Sometimes I'll add flavored stevia and it's good stuff.
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Old 08-08-2014, 11:12 AM   #21
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I'm thinking of making my own but I have a question. How should it be stored (I assume in a pitcher in the fridge) and how long does it last?
I just store mine in a glass jar in the fridge. It doesn't last as long as store bought because it doesn't have all the preservatives so I just make about two cups at a time (I'm the only one who drinks it at my house). It lasts a couple days. I drink it just like regular milk or add it to coffee.
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:22 PM   #22
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Almond Breeze is better than Silk imo. Silk seems thicker to me. BUT, the absolute best tasting almond milk is homemade.
Strongly agree with both parts of this.

Yet another vote for Almond Breeze
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:24 PM   #23
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I'm thinking of making my own but I have a question. How should it be stored (I assume in a pitcher in the fridge) and how long does it last?
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I just store mine in a glass jar in the fridge....It lasts a couple days.
Yet again, I agree - mine is stored in the fridge and I use the leftover meal in baking.

I tend to use the almond milk for making glucomannan shakes or pudding.
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Old 08-08-2014, 02:20 PM   #24
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Yet again, I agree - mine is stored in the fridge and I use the leftover meal in baking.
Does the almond meal work well in baking? I've heard unless it is blanched it's not so great so I haven't tried to make anything with my meal. The neighborhood squirrels love it though!
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Old 08-12-2014, 07:33 PM   #25
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I used vanilla unsweetened Blue Diamond to make icecream. It was a huge success, the non LCer's in the household were eating it too.
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I think Silk not as thick because of it's lack of carageen which a lot of people trying to avoid ,it's made from seaweed right?
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If you are in the northeast, Hanniford's brand, Natures Place, is really good. Next to that we use Blue Diamond.
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Hands down, Blue Diamond-Almond Breeze Unsweetened. We do prefer the Coconut/Almond milk blend though, of course, unsweetened.
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Well I don't drink Almond Milk (son's allergic to some nuts) sooo.. I drink Flax Milk - in my opinion it tastes better! I also try to alternate it up with coconut milk so I get a variety of nutrients.
I just tried Flax Milk yesterday and it was awesome! So much better than almond milk, IMO. I added a tiny bit of SF salted caramel syrup.
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I'm noticing a lot of the Almond Breeze unsweetened varieties have tapioca starch in them. This is really laaaame, no one else has an unsweetened chocolate variety!
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