I became super into making my own nut milks. Soaked almonds and blended them every morning with some cinnamon and dates for smoothies, lattes, porridge, etc.
Then I learned that to grow only ONE almond it takes a whopping 1.1 gallons of water!
California, a state infamous for perpetual drought, produces 82% of the world’s almonds. So, I decided to use less plant milk in my life. When I wanted milk, I would make OAT MILK when in the US and only make almond milk when in Australia, where I could buy local Australian almonds.
Until I learned that Australian almonds are grown in drought-stricken Murray Valley! Damn!Read More