No thats not a typo… Nilk as in Nut Milk. Such a cool event at soho led by Private Yoga Instructor- Rachel Novetsky. Not only is she amazing, & so is her body but the class was intense. It was challenging with a nice fusion of mat pilates.
Homemade Anahearta NilkIngredients:1 large handful raw almonds1 large handful raw cashews1 large bottle of coconut water1 empty container1 spoon1 bean strainerBlender or vitamixOptional ingredient combinationsCinnamon: 1 date or 1 tsp coconut sugar , a Tbs powdered vanilla bean powder or 1 Tbs vanilla extract, 1 pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt, 10 good shakes of cinnamonChocolate: follow cinnamon option and substitute cinnamon with 3-4 Tbs unsweetened cacao powder.Blends almonds and cashews on low setting until ground but not too fine. While on low slowly add coconut water or H2o. Add additional ingredient cover and blend on high setting for 10 seconds.Strain nilk and save almond and cashew for cookies, smoothies, cereal etc.Milk is good for 5 days.Shake first! Separation is natural!!!Double up: same recipe, double up the nuts and coconut water. Strain first batch half way and add more coconut water to blended mixture, continue until you have no more coconut water. ( no need to recreate the wheel 😉 )Superfood nilk cookiesMakes: 1 dozen small treatsIngredients:The remaining Almonds and cashews from Nilk. Strained well!2 handfuls of medjool dates chopped ( 10 dates)Large handful of raw chestnutsSmall handful of raw cashewsPinch of pink Himalayan sea salt1 tsp. vanilla powder or extract1 Tbs chocolate Vega powder ( for extra energy) can substitue with cacao powder or your favorite raw chocolate.2 Tbs coconut butterToppings:Optional chia seeds, hemp seeds, cacao nibs, unsweetened coconut, crushed brown rice cereal or any favorite cereal.**** anything that tastes good to you can be used and will taste good. Explore variations and think outside the box xxxDirections:Blend dry ingredients and add dates slowly. Adding the butter with the dates helps blend. Be careful not to fry your blender. Stir blend repeat.Roll out bite size treats. Cookies can be kept in the fridge for 3 weeks or frozen is the way i prefer them 🙂Enjoy
& I’m also reallllly excited to announce a yoga retreat collaboration between Rachel & my other fav guru Sharon Aluma of Organic Vinyasa
I’m really hoping to go! Check out their websites for more info 😉 xoxo.