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The Philosophical Musings of a Mylkmaid...

The Philosophical Musings of a Mylkmaid...

Travel and rest always offer up fresh perspectives for me, and I find myself reflecting today on consumption as a spiritual practice - not just thinking of food as medicine, or food as fuel, but food as a portal to deeper connection…to oneness.

How Far We've Come - Reflections from a Mylk Maid

How Far We've Come - Reflections from a Mylk Maid

Last weekend was our biggest sales weekend to date and I am filled with immense gratitude. As we approach wrapping up our 6th full year in business next month, I find myself reflecting on how far we have come.

 

When I started aMYLK, I barely had two pennies to rub together, was a single mom with four children to provide for independently and no home to call our own. For five of the last 6 years I didn't even have my own bedroom. I cannot explain to you WHY on Earth I decided to...


Why I Don't Make Oat Milk

Why I Don't Make Oat Milk

Early last week I was at Costco picking up some basics and I stumbled upon Califia Farm's Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk beverage. I got a little mad when I read the nutrition facts panel and filmed a quick video, which I posted to Instagram. 

Everyone always asks me why I don't make oat milk. I've been reluctant to write about it and rain on everyone's parade because oat milk seems like such a good choice for both human health and for the environment, but in my opinion, it's not. Keep in mind, I'm not a nutritionist, an MD or a...


Why Your Immune System Can't Keep Up

Why Your Immune System Can't Keep Up

Gut problems, mental health problems, brain health problems and autoimmune problems are at all time highs. Why? It's the food. Our food system is broken and only you can fix it. It's up to the consumer to choose. Big Business won't change, unless you stop buying what they're selling.