Eat Coconut in 4 Unique Ways September 30, 2016

by Trisha Our Cooking tools

Coconut isn’t the easiest fruit to just crack open and have little bite of, but as you’ve probably heard from every single food company, it’s incredibly nutritious. To help you out, here are 4 incredibly simple, wonderfully delicious ways to add some coconut to your life.

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  1. Sprinkle Coconut on your Smoothie Bowl

Just sprinkle some coconut on top (or whack it into the blender). Check out our pineapple smoothie bowl recipe:

Ingredients

    • 1 Whole Pineapple
    • 2 Frozen Bananas
    • 1 Tablespoon Turmeric
    • 1 Ripe Mango, Chopped
    • 1/2 Cup Almond Milk
    • 1 Handful Dried Coconut Flakes
Toppings
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Unsweetened Dried Coconut Flakes
  • Purple Dragon Fruit (shaped into balls with a melon scoop)

Instructions

  1. Cut the pineapple lengthwise, scooping out the flesh to make a bowl
  2. Add the pineapple chunks, mango, banana, almond milk, and turmeric into your blender
  3. Blend, blend, blend
  4. Pour back into your pineapple bowl.
  5. Get creative by dressing it up with chopped mango, coconut flakes, pomegranate seeds, and small balls of purple dragon fruit.

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2. Add Coconut Milk to Your Muesli

Ingredients

    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 green apple
    • 40ml coconut milk
    • 50ml plain yoghurt
    • honey, to taste
    • 1 Handful Dried Coconut Flakes
    • wholegrain crunchy oats

Instructions

  1. Mix your oats coconut milk, honey and plain yoghurt in a bowl
  2. Deseed and chop your appple into cubes and sprinkle on with your crunchy oats and somme dessicated coconut
  3. Love the coconut1

coconut oil corn on the cob

3. Rub Coconut Oil on Your Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is incredibly good with butter, but there is no end to the spices, herbs and oil that make a corn on the cob epic. For example… if you want a bit more coconut in your life, rub on some coconut oil, sesame seeds and cumin with salt for a tasty treat after you’ve boiled it and then whack it under the grill

caribbean coconut soup

4. Add Coconut Milk into your Soup for a Caribbean Twist

This recipe is actually in next week’s Veggie Box! If you don’t fancy a box, you can download the recipe for free here.

Happy Coconut-ing

 

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2 comments

Candy Don says:

Isn’t it best for cooking too instead of olive oil?

Antoinette Miller says:

Coconut oil tastes yummy. I eat one table spoon of it daily. That’s good, right?

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