Coconut is loaded with healthy fats that keep you satisfied for hours. It also makes everything even creamier and richer! Luckily for you, our bloggers from the Food Monster App have all the tips you need for adding rich, coconutty goodness to your cooking!
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Coconut Probiotic Yogurt / One Green Planet
To make coconut yogurt, all you need is some coconut flesh, a blender, and a few days of waiting. Check out How to Make Your Own Coconut Milk and Coconut Yogurt for more information!
Claire Ragozzino took her coconut yogurt to new levels with coconut meat AND coconut butter! In her Coconut Probiotic Yogurt recipe, she also gives a lot of advice on how to cut your coconut the proper way!
Raw Almond Butter Coconut Cheesecake / One Green Planet
Cheesecake has a traditionally tangy flavor and rich texture. For this reason, coconut is the perfect base for a dairy-free cheesecake!
Amy Lyons came up with the most coconut-packed version of coconut cake with her Raw Matcha Coconut Cream Pie! She adds coconut flesh, water, butter, and even dried coconut flakes! This recipe is so rich and decadent!
Pitaya Coconut Ice Cream / One Green Planet
Kirsten Kaminski showed us how to make a dairy-free and refined sugar-free ice cream with her Pitaya Coconut Ice Cream recipe! She uses coconut for its creaminess and fruit for the sweetness and flavor!
Hallie and Reya Tobias made a super simple, four-ingredient ice cream bar with coconut milk, bananas, vanilla, and granola. This would make for a super simple breakfast or summer snack! Check out their Creamy Coconut and Chocolate Granola Pops recipe for more information!
Sonnet Lauberth: Holistic Health Coach, For The Love of Food Blog, did something similar but showed us how to turn this concept into a classic ice cream. Her Lavender Coconut Ice Cream includes almost the same ingredients but instead of freezing it into pops, she processes the frozen milk and bananas for a creamy ice cream!
Smoked Coconut Gouda / One Green Planet
Somer McCowan showed us how to make a stretchy, creamy, shreddable Smoked Coconut Gouda! She uses full fat coconut milk as her base and mixes in some thickeners and spices. This cheese looks super fancy but its actually super simple to make!
Annie Oliverio showed us how to a soy-free, tangy Cashew Coconut Cream Cheese by combining cashews and coconut flakes! It’s high in healthy fat and high in protein for the perfect satisfying bagel-topper!
Cranberry Coconut Smoothie / One Green Planet
Harriet Emily showed us how to make this vibrant Coconut Berry Smoothie Blocks! This recipe is perfect for those looking to meal-prep smoothies. She freezes blended frozen fruit, coconut milk, and coconut yogurt in ice cube trays for a simple throw-in-the-blender breakfast.
Need some more coconut inspiration? Check out 10 Awesome and Unexpected Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk!
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Lead image source: Mango, Lime, and Coconut Tart