Milked Walnuts™

Walnuts are the thinking person’s nut, so we thought about them, and decided to make a drink. Elmhurst Milked Walnuts™ is, indeed, a thing. Not only that, it’s the real thing, with 1400mg of ALA Omega-3 per glass. It’s good for drinking, cereal, and oatmeal. Use your mind, and imagine what a walnut world could be!

Walnuts are the thinking person’s nut. They do look like little brains, don’t they? Full of walnut inspiration, we decided to do something that no brand has done before. We call it Milked Walnuts™. And yes, it is a thing. Not just any thing. It’s worth its mind-invigorating reputation, packed with 1400 milligrams of ALA Omega-3 per glass.

That isn’t the end of it – not even close. Our walnut milk gives power to your oatmeal, adventure to your smoothies, and honest nutrition to anything. Use your imagination! Or just drink and enjoy for the creamy delight it is.

  • Made with only 5 simple ingredients
  • 1400mg ALA Omega 3 per serving
  • No added gums or emulsifiers
  • Vegan, dairy-free
  • Carrageenan-free, gluten-free, no artificial flavors
  • Non-GMO Project verified
  •  Kosher
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Ingredients filtered water, walnuts, cane sugar, salt, natural flavors
Fun Facts

Where walnuts come from:

Walnuts come from trees, to start. Once upon a time, these grew in a wide swath across Asia – all the way to China, where half of the world’s walnut production happens. But they also found their way to Europe and, later, California, by way of Spanish missionaries. Commercial production began in the 1800s. Today the United States is the world’s number two producer behind only China. California dominates with 99 percent of the domestic crop.

What they’re made of:

Walnuts are big. They look robust because they are. The rounded shell is initially enclosed in a green husk. The epic task of cracking this shell reveals the kernel, which looks a bit like a brain. It may not be the most attractive thing, true, but is vastly improved as a creamy walnut milk. And it’s top nutritional value for its slightly off looks.

Walnuts, minus shells, are 65 percent fat, 15 percent protein, and 14 percent carbohydrate. “That’s a lot of fat.” True… but we’ve learned, as a society, that not all fat is bad. Greasy potato chips are one thing. But there are healthy fats, like Omega 3, of which walnuts are one of the very best sources. Elmhurst’s HydroRelease™ method captures 1400mg ALA Omega 3 in each glass.

Fast facts:

  • The green fruit-like husk, which encases the walnut shell on the tree, was once used to produce ink. Leonard da Vinci and Rembrandt were prime adherents.
  • Walnuts are a traditional status symbol in China. Rotating two walnuts simultaneously in one’s hand is also thought to improve blood circulation.
  • To so-called English walnut did not originate in England, but probably Persia (modern Iran).
  • Walnut, California is an L.A. suburb with a population of 30,000.
  • The word “walnut” is derived from the Old English for “foreign nut.”
 
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