Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cashew Milk (say whaaa?) + Welcome Winter with some Paleo Friendly HOT MOCHAA!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk. All opinions are 100% mine.
**I was compensated for writing my honest opinion and sharing information about Silk® Original Cashewmilk. This is my 100% honest opinion, and I would never write about something I haven't tried.



Being lactose intolerant I'm always looking for good (affordable) dairy substitutes. And now that we're on this paleo kick, dairy is completely out of the question. Enter Silk Cashewmilk. I tried the Silk® Unsweetened Cashewmilk and I’m obsessed- I actually chugged 2 full glasses which is fine because there are only 25 calories per serving It's creamy like fatty milk and also mixes well with hot drinks (see below). But first- what's the deal with cashew milk / why cashew milk?
Silk® Original Cashewmilk is creamier than skim milk with 25% fewer calories* and no saturated fat! This makes it ideal for calorie counters with just 25 calories per serving and 2 grams of fat per cup.
Some of the benefits of New Silk® Original Cashewmilk versus regular milk include:
·       No saturated fat
·       50% more calcium than dairy milk*
·       Lactose-free (helloooo yes!)
·       Dairy-free
·       Cholesterol-free
·       No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
·       No high-fructose corn syrup
·       Plant-based
I’ve been a big fan of Silk® since I figured out dairy is what makes me so sick- to learn more about this great company and its products you can go to http://silk.com/our-story. I’m super pumped about the texture this will add to my overnight oats.
Annnnd since it is suddenly winter here in DC, I tried out a little Cashew Milk Mocha Drink:



Paleo Friendly Hot Mocha:
  • 1 cup black coffee
  • 1/4 cup Silk Cashew Milk
  • 2 Tablespoon Hershey's Cocoa (100% Cacao)
  • 2 Tablespoons Pure Agave Nectar (or Honey or Maple Syrup)
  • 2 drops vanilla extract
Silk_2009_logo_-_pms_2945_blue_zps3212916f

*Calorie comparison claim/calcium claim combo required footnote, linked by asterisk:
Silk Original Cashewmilk: 45% DV calcium and 60 cal/serv; skim dairy milk: 30% DV calcium and 80 cal/serv. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26. Data consistent with typical skim dairy milk.

Silk Unsweetened Cashewmilk: 45% DV calcium and 25 cal/serv; skim dairy milk: 30% DV calcium and 80 cal/serv.USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26. Data consistent with typical skim dairy milk.

Annnd can we just talk about these dancing cashews:
 photo 5ed202a5-a7ef-45cf-99af-d038488bd7a1_zpsc7bd20b4.png
054e1120-3d5e-4ad7-b00f-69e53af5e65d_zps4fc26f28
Cashew_carton_us_091114_nobg_v2tif_zps203c30f0
Visit Sponsor's Site

13 comments:

  1. I love love Silk milk lol! I need to try this flavor now - thanks for sharing :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love all of the nut milks, you can even make your own if you are so inclined! I meant to add yesterday that you must follow http://paleomg.com/ I have all of her cookbooks and they are wonderful!!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Cashew milk you say? I say it's worth a try. So - because Silk makes Soy milk, I am always hesitant to buy their products - Emry's Soy intolerant - is there any soy in their cashew milk?

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love their Almond Milk but I haven't seen the cashew version yet. It is less calories too. Now I'm excited to try it.

    ReplyDelete
  5. cashew milk!? interesting!! i don't buy Silk (expensive) but if Kroger brings it out I might try it. i'm all about the almond milk but my husband drinks it like it's juice >:(

    ReplyDelete
  6. Lindsay,
    I can only imagine how rich and delicious that drink is!! and dairy free and healthy too! Cashew milk? I use almond milk, so I'll give it at try.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Ohhh, cashew milk?! I love almond milk, so I'm betting this would be awesome too. I'll keep my eye out for it when I hit up the grocery store next!

    Check out my blog today for a fun Instagram link up I'm co-hosting - it features a super awesome giveaway, too ;)

    ReplyDelete
  8. I don't know if I could ever replace cows milk, but I do know a lot of lactose intolerant people. I'm glad to know that this is an option. :) Thanks for linking up with me and Paige today!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I have seen a few ads for Cashew milk but haven't seen it in my store. I am waiting for it to show up and now that I have read this I cannot wait! YUM. Good to know it mixes well with hot stuff too

    ReplyDelete
  10. this has gotta be tasty!! yummy :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. I dont drink milk/dairy so i use silk a lot to replace it ... gotta try this!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Find a activity or maybe activity you can love to finding people relocating. There's no need to expend a lot of time in a gymnasium, except if trx exercises is precisely what you choose to do, another choice is always to commit a bit make the most home gym machines.
    A rise in the exact amount and also power of exercising through as low as 20 min on a daily basis are able to do wonders to assist you trx training achieve weight reduction ambitions. Experts recommend getting rid of a maximum of 2 pounds 7.
    Why do you wish to shed weight? Do you find it as you wish to look good to get a special event? Have you ever a family occurrence or trx suspension training perhaps type gathering to wait this coming year, the issues could be numerous.
    Even so, rather than slimming down for the day occurrence, you might have far more chance reducing your weight trx for sale once you have an enduring reason to shed pounds. Get a advisor. The chances of you succeeding are going to be increased have got the help of a friend or even weight-loss coach.
    Using a distinct affair to seem to is an excellent starting place when you will decide to shed pounds, nevertheless it defintely won't be adequate cheap trx that may help you keep the excess weight down next time has expired.
    Prior to starting in your weight loss endeavor, develop a way to self motivate to prevent trx australia the body weight burning proceeding. You can't get a improved commitment for weight reduction rather than get fit along with think empowered.

    ReplyDelete

I love to hear what you have to say and I always comment back! If you've blogged about a similar topic leave a link so I can learn more, and I always appreciate if you leave a link to your blog in your comment so others joining the discussion can find your blog quick & easy!