I think I have every type of coconut product in my house. Okay, wait, I'm lying. I don't have any coconut milk (canned or cartoned), no coconut yogurt, and no REAL coconut. But everything else...I've got you covered 😉 And I'm talking the most obscure coconut products too. You'll see what I mean in a minute. But really, I love coconut, in all forms. Shredded coconut, coconut extract, coconut flour, coconut butter, coconut oil, coconut Paleo Wraps, and coconut cereal (yes, just be patient, I'll explain soon.) Coconut not only is just simply delicious, but it also has a plethora of good for you benefits!
(Info from this source.)
Coconut is pretty amazing is it not? I know some people just don't like the taste, but I bet they haven't had the heavenly Stoneground Raw Organic Dastony Coconut Butter (on a Japanese or Purple Sweet Potato). Not only can coconut be a perfect "dessert" flavor, but it is perfect as a breakfast option. I found this old (very old) Coconut Quinoa Flake recipe I never shared with you and thought I might as well since this post is all about coconut! It is coconut packed and full of nutrition and staying power to fuel through a long morning.
Coconut Quinoa Flakes
+ ⅓ Cup Quinoa Flakes
+ 2 TB Coconut Flour
+ 2 TB Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
+ ¼ Tsp Coconut Extract
+ 5 Drops Liquid Stevia
+ ⅔ Cup + 3 TB Water
+ In a microwave safe bowl, combine quinoa flakes, coconut flour, and shredded coconut. Give it a stir. Then add the liquid ingredients and stir until combined.
+ Place in the microwave and cook on high for 2 minutes. Safely remove (it will be hot!). Add extra water if necessary (coconut flour makes things thick!).
Fun stuff right? This recipe was the first time I ever used coconut flour. Now I use it all the time though in pancakes! So good and really makes things thick! It would be fabulous in a smoothie... 😉 Okay, now I'll share what you all have been waiting ever so patiently for. Introducing the new ultimate paleo cereal from Julian Bakery. Paleo Coconut Flakes!
I am about to blow you mind with these coconutty details! This brand new invention from Julian's is 100% paleo, gluten-free, soy-free, vegan, grain-free, GMO-free, and low-carb. It is made with just 3 real ingredients: coconut meat, coconut water, and palm starch. That's it! 160 calories per 30g serving (10 serving per bag), 7g of fiber, and 7 net carbs. A great morning boost of healthy fats, and protein to power your morning.
What do they taste like? Buttery coconut of course! It is like a bowl of crispy buttery coconut butter. So good! Your kind of expecting something really sweet when you see it, but it's not. It only has that natural subtle sweetness of coconut, but I would say it is more savory. O, but the smell is fabulous! I could breathe it in all day!
This stuff is seriously brand new so it is very pricy. $8.99 for one small bag, but it is a definite treat if you decide to spend! If you're a coconut fiend like me, it will be worth it. Julian's sent me a bag for free in exchange for my honest review and to just share it with you all here on the blog. But would I buy it with my own money? Yes! If the prize goes down, but it;s the same with the paleo wraps. Coconut products are expensive. Like $11 jars or 8oz of coconut butter. But sometimes you just have to buy the goodness 😉 Speaking of goodness, I see Julian's has a Turmeric Paleo Wrap too! I must try! Turmeric is the bomb!
Looking for more coconut recipes:
Paleo Sushi (features Julian's Paleo Wrap)
Lentil Paleo Wrap Burrito (features Julian's Paleo Wrap)
Coconut Peanut Quinoa Flakes
Creamy Chocolate Coconut Buckwheat Cereal
Pistachio Encrusted Coconut Lime Chicken
More Than Carrot Cake Granola
Almond Joy Quinoa Flakes
Aloha! Quinoa Flakes
So tell me:
+ What's your favorite coconut product? I almost forgot. Coconut water...is so gross! I just can't even think about it, yuck!
+ What's your favorite cereal? I'll always be partial to Nature's Path Mesa Sunrise and Vanilla Sunrise cereals!
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