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Coconut Water & Mango Green Smoothie

Coconut Water & Mango Green Smoothie

A tropical escape may not be in your summer plans, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a tropical break. Chill out with an island-style smoothie, blended with pure, nutrient-packed coconut water instead of the usual almond or rice milk. Chunks of fr ...
Piña Colada Protein Smoothie

Piña Colada Protein Smoothie

Break out the mini umbrellas! This frosty beverage is a summer party-pleaser, with a scoop of healthy protein powder to replace the traditional splash of rum. You get double the tropical flavor from creamy coconut milk combined with coconut flavoring ...
Banana Maple Crunch Muffins

Banana Maple Crunch Muffins

As much as my kids love cereal, getting them to try what they think is a boring bowl of granola has been a bit of a challenge. But in the grand tradition of modern mothers, I’ve figured out creative and delicious ways to introduce them to this slight ...
Raw Coconut Truffles

Raw Coconut Truffles

There’s cuckoo for coconut–then there’s jumping up and down, hollering, maybe even some happy dancing when the insides (shredded, as oil, doesn’t really matter) of those tropical balls of bliss show up on your dish. Ready to reach a new level o ...
Low-Cal Piña Colada Smoothie for Summer

Low-Cal Piña Colada Smoothie for Summer

Stuck at work while everyone else is at the beach? Drift away from the clacking keyboard and nagging phone with a few sips of this lusciously smooth and chilly tropical smoothie. Coconut extract (a concentrated liquid similar to vanilla extract used ...
Mini Vegan Carrot-Coconut Muffins

Mini Vegan Carrot-Coconut Muffins

Think the secret to moist muffins is oodles of oil, eggs and milk? Think again. Melt-in-your-mouth texture is made without a drop of dairy or other animal-derived ingredients in these adorably plump, nutrient-packed little morsels. Freshly grated car ...