Coconut Beverage Recipes

Aronia Berry Smoothie

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Aronia Berry Smoothie
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10 mins

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds, soaked in ½ cup water for 15 minutes
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup coconut milk*
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, or kefir
  • 1-2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1-2 tablespoons coconut cream concentrate
  • 1 or 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup frozen aronia berries, or blueberries
  • water, as needed
  • scoop of ice cream or dollop whipped cream, optional

Soak chia seeds in water for 15 minutes.

Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth, adding water as necessary.

Top with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Peaches and Cream Dairy Free Smoothie

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Peaches and Cream Dairy Free Smoothie
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: Under 10 minutes

  • 1 whole peach, large
  • 1 cup coconut milk* or other dairy free milk
  • 1/4 cup frozen fruit of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut cream concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ground nuts
  • 1 tablespoon dried coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 ice cubes

Wash and peel peach, cut into quarters. Place peach and all remaining ingredients into blender and puree until smooth. Enjoy!

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Dairy Free Banana Walnut Bread Smoothie

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Dairy Free Banana Walnut Bread Smoothie
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1/2 banana
  • 6-10 walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • dash vanilla extract
  • dash ground nutmeg
  • 8 ounces coconut milk*

In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth – about a minute. Pour into a glass and serve.

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Dairy and Egg Free Orange Julius

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Dairy and Egg Free Orange Julius
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

2 cups coconut milk*
1 cup orange juice
2 cups ice
1 tablespoon raw honey
1 teaspoon vanilla

In a blender, combine ingredients and blend until smooth.

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Home Made Coconut Cashew Milk

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Home Made Coconut Cashew Milk
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until well combined. Chill in the refrigerator, or warm up on the stove then pour desired amount in your favorite cup or glass to enjoy.

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ABC Smoothie – Avocado, Banana, Coconut

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ABC Smoothie – Avocado, Banana, Coconut
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Servings: 2
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Blend hot water and dried coconut until smooth and milky. Let cool 10 minutes. Add avocado and banana and blend well.

Melt coconut oil and honey in small pan, and then drizzle into smoothie while blending. Blend until creamy, adding 10-12 ice cubes or to desired thickness.

Prepared by Lynelle. Photo by Orissa.

Hot Cashew Milk with Coconut Oil

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Hot Cashew Milk with Coconut Oil
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Boil water in a tea kettle.

In a blender, add cashew pieces, coconut oil and hot water, then blend on high speed for 2-3 minutes, until smooth and frothy.

Pour contents of blender through a nut milk bag, or a fine mesh strainer.  Serve hot. Add honey to sweeten, if desired.

Recipe by Orissa.

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Banana Cherry Smoothie with Coconut

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Banana Cherry Smoothie with Coconut
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

In a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend for about 30-45 seconds or until completely smooth. Pour and enjoy!

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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