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Author Archive | Melissa King

Basic Nut Milk

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Making nut milk is an easy process that’s pretty consistent among varieties. This basic formula is good for almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts and pistachios. All the nuts will need to be soaked ahead of time, preferably overnight.…

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Strawberry Brazil-Nut Milk

Brazil nuts produce extremely thick, velvety milk that could be considered the full-fat version of the nut-milk world. I regularly drink it on its own, but my kids love flavored milk, so I created this recipe with them in mind. I typically use strawberries, as the recipe suggests, but it works well with any berry, even frozen ones if fresh aren’t available because of the season or location.…

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What’s in a Name?

Recipes ©Melissa King 2014 DIY Nut Milks, Nut Butters & More

The controversy continues over what can be labeled “milk.” Does it apply only to animal sources, or can it apply to the extracted liquid from plants such as coconuts? There’s no immediate or easy resolution in sight.…

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