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Issue 141: Crazy for Coconuts!


Coconut Breakfast Mix
Serves 6

2 cups of fresh coconut, cut into thin ribbons or flaked
2 cups of organic Granny Smith apples, diced
4 cups of organic dates, chopped
1/3 cup of chia seeds
½ cup of cacao nibs
¼ cup of pumpkin seeds
4 Tablespoons cinnamon

Place the 1/3 cup of chia seeds in one cup of water and let stand for 10 minutes. In the meantime, mix all the other ingredients together in a mixing bowl. When chia seeds have set for 10 minutes, drain any remaining water and add to the mix. Stir mixture. Cover with whole organic milk or whole probiotic-rich yogurt and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Extraordinary Health Team


Coconut Milk Soup
Serves 6-8

1½ quarts homemade fish stock
1½ cups coconut milk or cream
1 pound fish, cut into small cubes
3 jalapeno chilies, diced or ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, dried
1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger
2 Tablespoons fish sauce (optional)
2-4 Tablespoons lime juice
chopped cilantro for garnish

Simmer all ingredients until meat is cooked through. Garnish with cilantro.

Recipe courtesy of Sally Fallon, author of Nourishing Traditions


Creamy Coconut Pie
Serves 8

Crust Ingredients:
3 cups of fresh coconut, grated or flaked
¾ cup of dates, finely chopped
1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
2 Tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil

Directions: Place all ingredients (except the dates) into a food processor with the S-blade on. Slowly add the dates until the crust begins to stick together. When done, press the crust into a coconut oil greased 9-inch glass pie pan.

Filling Ingredients:
3 cups young coconut meat
1 cup young coconut water
1/2 cup of extra virgin coconut oil
1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
1/4 cup of raw honey

Directions: Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour mixture into the pie crust and let set in the refrigerator for about two hours. Serve.

Recipe courtesy of Extraordinary Health Team


This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

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