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Seed/coconut and maca milk!

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I have finally stopped buying the cartons of coconut milk and and making my own milk blend. I love this blend because the maca gives it a hearty vanilla flavor that rounds out the seed flavor perfectly. Maca is a Peruvian root  that is highly nutritious, energizing, and hormone balancing.  The coconut milk that you buy by the carton has some ingredients that are a little sketchy including carageenan which can irritate your stomach lining among other things. And the can of straight coconut milk have such a strong coconut flavor that I don’t like using it as a main dairy free milk staple.

Seed/coconut/maca milk

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

1/2 cup shredded coconut

4-5 capsules maca powder or about 1 tablespoon

6 cups filtered water

Optional:1-2 packets of stevia or 1-2 tablespooons honey

*Put ingredients in blender and blend until the liquid is white and creamy.

* Filter the liquid through a mesh teas strainer and drink!

*I also reuse the nut/coconut chunks and add more water and maca and blend again.

 

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8 thoughts on “Seed/coconut and maca milk!

  1. Thank You!! a friend posted a question about 2 weeks ago about almond milk vs coconut milk.
    I was on the side of coconut milk. I did a little research because I was curious. And found that the cartons of coconut milk have the 2 ingredients that can cause all sorts of problems. Carageenan and I don’t remember the other one. but I know it when I read it on the label. ( I know, not helpful) anyway, I have since been on a quest to find the most beneficial dairy milk alternative.

    You should start a smoothie bar 🙂 and do acupuncture in the
    back.

    • I know, I have been buying those cartons knowing that they have the weird ingredients in them, but now I am just going to make my own. Almond milk has too many oxalates in it, and can cause alot of problems like kidney stones,thyroid issues,depression etc. A smoothie bar would be fun! but maybe too loud to do with the acupuncture 🙂

  2. I LOVE this milk! What a fabulous idea. I’m making it tomorrow. I’m with you on those sketchy ingredients. Natural flavors is another one that weirds me out. I only drink homemade milks now and I look forward to rolling yours into the rotation!

  3. I love every ingredient in this milk! Thanks for linking it up to Minimal Ingredient Mondays, I’m featuring it this week 🙂

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