Tag: coconut

Smoothie of the Month: Chocolate with Coconut and Mint

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, June 3, 2014

Refreshing, ice-cold and perfectly sweet, this drink is actually more like a shake than a smoothie. Made with nut milk and coconut ice cream, it has all of the components of a classic shake but without the dairy — although the coconut ice cream is so rich and creamy, you would never know.

Coconut Butter is the New Coconut Oil (Plus: How to Make Coconut Fudge)

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, April 29, 2014

People often confuse coconut butter with coconut oil. Coconut oil contains only the oil from the coconut, whereas coconut butter is made from coconut flesh, so it retains more nutrients. Coconut butter is made by blending dried coconut into a paste-like consistency that is similar in texture to nut butter.

10 Fun Ways to Enjoy Coconut Water

by in Healthy Recipes, July 29, 2013

Chilled coconut water is a tasty beverage (and keeps gaining popularity), but I’ve been coming up with all kinds of ways to use it. Try this Crazy Coconut Lemonade. Make frozen treats! Add to ice pops or fro-yo. Cozy up with Slow-Cooker Coconut Brown Rice Pudding. How about a cool spin on ceviche? Whisk withRead more

Reading List: Coconuts, Kombucha and Mrs. Obama’s Healthy Eating Chat

by in Food News, July 16, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Restaurant dips cause of food poisoning, kombucha pulled from shelves and how to alleviate hot flashes

5 Ingredients: Coconut Soup With Noodles & Mushrooms

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, January 27, 2010

Tired of sandwiches for lunch or the same pasta for dinner? A warm bowl of this Thai-inspired soup will hit the spot. Not only is the soup filled with nutrients; it helps fill you up, too.