This milk is the best thing ever. I watch a ton of instagram stories, and I was seeing a lot of other bloggers drinking this magical liquid called Malk.
I went on a quest to find this Malk, searching near and far (aka at Whole Foods and my co-op), but could never find this mythical nut milk. Until one day, I decided to stop at the Fresh Thyme by my chiropractor’s office, and lo and behold! I found it! I grabbed one of every flavor they sold, but the shining star of the group was the Maple Pecan Malk. I was instantly hooked, and began using it in my coffee every day. But the only place I could get my Malk was at the Fresh Thyme I didn’t travel near very often, and let’s be real – this stuff was pretty expensive. Like $8 for 28 oz (3.5 cups). Since my digestive issues have been rearing their ugly head again lately, I have started making my own nut milks instead of buying store bought (so I know there’s only good, CLEAN ingredients in my milk!). I started with plain old almond milk, then made my Homemade Turmeric Almond Milk, and one day I thought – why don’t I make my own maple pecan milk too?! And that’s how this beautiful creation was born.
Pecans are a little bit more expensive than other nuts, especially when buying organic, so if you’re making this regularly, look out for sales and buy in bulk! Even if you can’t find pecans on sale, this is still way less expensive to make your own pecan milk than buy store bought. And it’s just so much more satisfying knowing you made it yourself! I keep some of this in my fridge almost constantly now, because 1. I love in in my coffee, and 2. pecans seems to be easy for me to digest. Wins all around!
If you have a Vitamix or other high-powered, badass blender, you may not need to soak your nuts. But I have yet to be blessed with a Vitamix in my life, so I soak my nuts to make sure they blend perfectly. And PS – I use some crappy $20 blender from target to make my nut milks and they still come out great – you do not need a fancy blender to make homemade milks! <3