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Category: Milk Substitutes

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Cinnamon Pecan Mylk

Enjoy a sweet harvest twist to non-daity milk substitutions. {Confession:  The pecan mylk was consumed well before the picture was nabbed.   So, in effort to “spice things up,” your lovely blog author totally dropped a sub-in-a-cup photo above to do just that.  Actual pecan milk is richer in color and flavor.  Note to self:  snap the pic before you glug, chug and devour the … Read More Cinnamon Pecan Mylk

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Almond & Brazil Nut Mylks

Just for clarity, I kindly mean almond OR brazil nut milk.  The method and the recipe is the same for either, you just get to pick what kind of nuts you want as your base. Obviously, almond is presently the most popular choice but don’t shy away from venturing into new flavors.  Brazil nuts are rich in selenium (great for the liver), magnesium, phosphorus, … Read More Almond & Brazil Nut Mylks

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Vanilla Flax Mylk

Flax seeds are a great source of omega 3’s, lignans and fiber.  There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. I totally recommend using the whole seed ground and added to recipes (it actually makes a great egg substitute in breads and can be added to smoothies as well.) This flax milk can serve as a … Read More Vanilla Flax Mylk

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Hemp Mylk

Small but mighty, hemp hearts are loaded with protein, essential fatty acids, fiber and more.  They are so easy to add to all sorts of things too – like salads, smoothies, sandwiches…you name it.  Another way to enjoy the awesome benefits of hemp in an easily assimilated package is to blend them into a hemp milk. Not everyone likes straight hemp milk so if … Read More Hemp Mylk

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Coconut Milk & Heavy Cream

Let me tell you, you haven’t tried coconut milk until you have tried the real deal made with fresh young thai coconuts!  You have to make sure you get them FRESH.  This can be easier in some locations than others. If you open it up and the water is tinged purple or gray, it’s turning on you.  Fresh coconut water should be close to … Read More Coconut Milk & Heavy Cream

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Buttermilk Alternative

This buttermilk substitute actually works well in lots of recipes that call for buttermilk.  I use this when I’m making my family homemade biscuits (cooked, but healthy) and any other recipe that calls for buttermilk. Ingredients 1 cup Almond Milk 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar Instructions Stir together.  Set aside 5 minutes before using. B