1/2 vanilla bean (or 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract)
1 teaspoon lavender
Soak nuts in water overnight.
Add ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth.
Pour nut milk into a nut bag or cheesecloth fabric and allow to strain. Transfer nut milk into a glass jar.
Store nut milk in the fridge for up to one week. Shake and serve chilled.
Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD
Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD is Founding Director of UC Davis Integrative Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Health Sciences at the School of Medicine at the University of California Davis. Blending a life-long passion for food and nutrition with over 20 years of scientific experience in genetic research, Dr. Oliveira is devoted to educating people about how food and lifestyle choices can affect genetic expression–i.e. how genes are turned on and off and either cause disease or promote health. She is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has lived in the US since 2003.