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aMYLK Lifestyle & News — why aMYLK

The Dark Days of Winter

The Dark Days of Winter

I create aMYLK because I Love it. It ignites my passion and creativity, soothes my soul and nourishes my body. I'm attracted to it and it's attracted to me. We feed each other. I don't make aMYLK to make a profit (though that's nice and certainly necessary). I make aMYLK because it is my art. I make it for me and it delights me that you like it, too.

Deep Thoughts With Amy

Deep Thoughts With Amy

I am the daughter of a Stanford trained surgeon, and yet I've spent the past two decades questioning Western Medicine and considering all the ways that it has failed us. 

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...


Celebrating 5 Years

Celebrating 5 Years

Today, I'm taking a moment to celebrate. I started aMYLK with a dream and very little else other than my conviction. Perhaps compulsion is a better word. I simply won't give up, no matter how hard it is sometimes. I have to do this.