Homemade almond milk

How to Make Homemade Almond Milk in a Vitamix

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 12 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 12 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: High-Speed Blender
  • Cuisine: Dairy-Free


Here is a recipe for homemade almond milk in a Vitamix with no added preservatives. This recipe is easy and budget-friendly.


  • 1 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight in filtered water and rinsed well
  • 4 cups filtered water


  1. Place the almonds and filtered water in a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend on high for 30 seconds or up to 1 minute.
  3. Pour the mixture into the strainer bag over a larger bowl. Use your hands to squeeze the liquid into the bowl. Discard the pulp or save it for another use.
  4. Store the almond milk in the fridge for up to 5 days.