"This elixir is good for your skin, good for your digestion, easy to make and it is absolutely divine happiness." - Sofiia Manousha
Inspired by Cleopatra, this Pearl Beauty Milk is an homage to a Queen who crafted elixirs and beauty rituals with ingredients like rose and milk to amplify her radiance. With the addition of Pearl and Beet Root powder, this almond milk makes the perfect deliciously pink, creamy base to all our beauty potions.
Almond milk is a source of youth and beauty...Almonds are a fatty acid that are essential to the beauty of our skin. They are also rich in fiber, potassium, magnesium and protein which makes them an essential food to integrate into your daily diet.
I created this beautifying almond milk as an elixir inspired by the ritual of Queen Cleopatra who poured donkey milk and rose petals into her bath. This elixir is good for your skin, good for your digestion, easy to make and it is absolutely divine happiness. You can integrate into your smoothie, latte, breakfast, or simply to satisfy your thirst.
"Pearl powder is a beauty superfood of excellence... A source of minerals such as calcium, zinc, iron, selenium and amino acids. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties support the body's natural collagen production...a beauty food venerated by Taoist herbalists to support our inner and outer shine."
For this recipe, you will need...
- A milk bag (for straining)
- Vitamix or other blender
- Glass jar
1 cup almonds
3 cups filtered water
1 tsp. beet powder
1 tsp. rose water
1/4 tsp. Pearl
2 Medjool dates
1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt
2 probiotics capsules (optional), to spread love and good bacteria in your gut
Soak the almonds the day before in filtered water (this softens and also activates the almonds, which is ideal for good assimilation = digestion and absorption)
The next day, pour the almonds in your blender type Vitamix and add the filtered water
Filter the mixture using your milk bag to extract as much almond milk as you can
Pour the almond milk into the blender, add the two dates, Himalayan salt, Pear powder, beet powder and rose water
Blend one last time
Pour in a jar and keep it refrigerated for 3 days
You can keep the almond pulp for energy balls or flour for your pancakes. The subtle blend of Pearl powder, beet powder and rose water will give your skin all the nutrients for a natural glow. This Beautifying Milk is both gourmet, rich in omega 3 and minerals to nourish your skin from the inside and make it radiant like a queen of Egypt...