Almond Horchata: a Power Protein Shake

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Originating in Mexico, this muscle-building almond horchata protein shake is the perfect compliment to a kick-ass workout.

Almond Horchata

Almond Horchata –1 Serving


  • 1/4 cup blanched whole almonds
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Glass of ice
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick & zest of 1 lime, optional garnish


Place first 5 ingredients into blender and mix until creamy.  Strain several times through cheesecloth and pour over ice.  Garnish with cinnamon stick or lime zest.  For stronger flavor, let sit overnight in refrigerator.

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