Coconut Flakes

Chocolate Coconut Rolled Truffles

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Chocolate Coconut Rolled Truffles
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Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

In a small pan over very low heat melt all ingredients (except coconut flakes) until thoroughly combined. (Use a double boiler if you have one.)

Place mixture in the refrigerator to cool then roll mixture into balls and roll in the coconut flakes. These need to be stored in the refrigerator until ready to enjoy.

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Creamy Coconut Popsicles

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Creamy Coconut Popsicles
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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 15 minutes + freezing time

Combine coconut cream concentrate and water, heat in a small pot, on low temp until coconut cream concentrate is melted. Stir well. Add the honey. Mix well. Next put in the coconut chips and chopped almonds. Combine well. Turn stove off and allow mixture to cool.

Fill 8 popsicle molds to the brim. Freeze.

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Grain Free Coconut Cocoa Granola

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Grain Free Coconut Cocoa Granola
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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 2 hours

In a small sauce pan, melt coconut oil. Add sugar, honey and cocoa powder to the pan and cook for about 10 minutes over low-heat. Remove from heat and add in vanilla, coconut flakes, and almonds. Stir until flakes and almonds are coated in cocoa mixture. Let cool for a few minutes in saucepan.

Spread mixture onto a baking sheet lined with wax or parchment paper and let cool for about an hour or two. Break mixture into pieces and store in a sealed container.

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Dairy Free Coconut Milk Chocolate Pudding

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Dairy Free Coconut Milk Chocolate Pudding
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • 1/2 cup dried golden figs, chopped
  • 1 1/2-2 cups coconut milk*
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

Optional garnishes: tart dried cherries, toasted coconut flakes, or chopped figs.

Chop figs into very small pieces. Then measure out 1/2 cup. Add chopped figs, 1 cup coconut milk, vanilla, and salt into a high speed blender or food processor – blend until creamy.

Then slowly add in additional 1 cup coconut milk, depending on your figs you may only need to add in 1/2 cup more milk. Add in cocoa powder and blend again.

Serve immediately or chill in fridge overnight before serving.

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

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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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Dairy Free Almond Joy Smoothie

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Dairy Free Almond Joy Smoothie
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

In a blender, combine ingredients and blend until smooth.

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Blueberry Maca Smoothie

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Blueberry Maca Smoothie
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Servings: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

1 cup coconut milk*
1/2 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon coconut flakes
1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1 teaspoon maca powder
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon hemp seeds
1 teaspoon honey, if desired

In a blender, combine ingredients and blend for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour and enjoy!

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

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Triple Coconut Fat Bombs

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Triple Coconut Fat Bombs
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Servings: approximately 35
Preparation Time:  15 – 20 minutes

Stir chia seeds in water, set aside to soak for ten minutes.

On low heat, warm coconut cream concentrate until smooth, then remove from heat and add honey and coconut oil. Mix well.

Combine creamy coconut mixture with vanilla, coconut flakes and chia seeds. Add optional chocolate chips. Combine thoroughly. You can use a stand mixer, or mix by hand.

Form into bite size balls and place on cookie sheet. Refrigerate until chilled.

Roll chilled balls in cocoa powder, if desired.

Serve immediately, or save some for later and enjoy while on a walk, hike, or post-workout.

Prepared by Lynelle. Photo by Orissa.