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Best Organic Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts!

Best Organic Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts!

There are many reasons……

*for one most organic macadamia nuts you find in health food stores come from Kenya, who knows when they were actually harvested and what conditions they had to go through to get the U.S.

*As of today we have been the only Organic Hawaiian Macadamia nut processors in the US for the past 12 years that we know of, meaning you know where they come from (Mahina Mele Farm)  on the Big Island of Hawaii.

*We ship immediately after being cracked and dehydrated. Absolutely the freshest Organic nuts available!!!!

*Our mission as a family run Organic farm is to produce the highest quality food possible, nutrient rich, and delicious. To do so we have high standards in the way that we process our nuts and go to great lengths to make sure the nuts that we ship are consistently  the best, buttery and crunchy.

*Talk to us directly, if you have any question about the way we process our nuts just ask, we are available.

*Our nuts are not processed with any other nuts or foods, so no worries about gluten or other nut allergies.

*Organic Macadamia nuts, use weed whackers to cut down the weeds not poison, we use blowers to remove leaves, not poison, we feed our trees with organic fertilizers and compost, not chemicals.

Organic Macadamia Nuts The freshest nuts available!

Organic Macadamia Nuts
The freshest nuts available!

We are so grateful for all our customers, its a relationship we continue to build on Thank You!!

Mahalo Kollette and Jason Stith

Mahina Mele Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How long to grow a macadamia nut?

IMG_2419How long to grow a macadamia nut?

Macadamia nuts take almost as long to grow as baby  in the womb, about 8 months. From flower to nut, macadamia nuts take their time to develop their buttery, sweet, and crunchy flavor and texture.  We grow our macadamia nuts Certified Organic, which means we fertilize and feed our trees only certified organic ingredients, we weed-whack instead of spraying chemicals for weed control.  We believe the more nutrient rich soil the better the macadamia nuts are for your heath and better the flavor.

Macadamia nuts are grown in a variety of soils and conditions but macadamia nuts love water and good aeration.  Here on the Big Island of Hawaii, with its rich volcanic soils and tropical climate, does just that. The nuts are then picked off the IMG_2422ground by hand about every 6-8 weeks. They have a year round growing season although the quantity of nuts that fall is minimal in the summer.

Now, is harvest time. Our macadamia nuts have had plenty of rainfall this past year and growing conditions have been beautiful. Macadamia nuts are rich in Omega 3’s and 6’s in perfect balance and considered a superfood by some.  Our unique dehydrating process allows the nuts to maintain their vitality and brings out their true flavor.

We hope you try our Certified Organic dehydrated Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts. We are the one of a kind here in the U.S.

Thank you for supporting famers directly.

Mahalo from all of us at Mahina Mele Farm

Kollette and Jason Stith

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dehydrated Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia Nut Recipes

Macadamia Nut Recipes
Macadamia Nut Cheese and Milk
Macadamia nuts that are dehydrated can be so versaltile,
Macadamia nuts can return to their original state by soaking them for 20-30 min in cold water.
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When macadamia nuts are in their original state you can easily make macadamia nut milk and cheese at the same time.
Making Macadamia Nut Cheese
1.Blend 1 cup of soaked macadamia nuts with 1 cup water in blender of food processor until creamy smooth, add water until you have a slurry that can be poured.
2.Pour mixture into cheese cloth and allow the macadamia milk to drain into a bowl for 6 hours or so.
3. take the macadamia cheese in the cheese cloth and mix with salt and lemon to taste, this helps the fermentation process.
4. I make into small patties and sprinkle with herbs and edible flours for a beautiful plated dish, place in refrigerator.
5. Also I individually wrap the patties in wax paper to eat over the course of 1-2 weeks.
Enjoy the yummy Organic Raw vegan macadamia nut cheese!

Making Macadamia Nut Milk

  1. Take the milk drained from the cheese making process and add sweetener of choice (optional: use 2 drops liquid vanilla stevia, a date, a dried fig, or 1 tbsp. maple syrup if needed)
  2. Since macadamia milk has a short shelf life, place in refrigerator and enjoy for the next 2-3 days.

Enjoy yuor Organic Raw Vegan Macadamia Nut milk!

 

Mahalo from all of us at Mahina Mele Farm

Kollette and Jason Stith