Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Coconuts
A Sweet & Tangy Spread. Purée fresh coconut with lime, pineapple juice and plain yogurt to make a spreadable topping for your favorite breads or muffins.
Coconut Fruit Dip. Combine low-fat plain yogurt, a package of sugar-free vanilla pudding mix, coconut extract, and puréed fresh or crushed coconut. Dip all of your favorite fruit in this sweet dip.
Sweetened Seafood. Coconut is delicious when topped over salmon, tilapia, shrimp, scallops, or any fish. Recipe: Thai Shrimp Mango Wrap
Brighten Your Breakfast. Top your favorite cereal or oatmeal with chunks of
pineapple and coconut.
Easy Parfait. Layer low-fat granola, low-fat vanilla yogurt, coconut and other favorite fruits for a quick breakfast or dessert. Recipe: Tropical Fruit Parfait
Top Your Salad. Shredded or chopped coconut goes great in any fruit salad.
Try it in our Lychee Fruit Salad.
A Taste of the Islands. Combine citrus fruits such as pineapples, bananas, and limes with fresh or crushed coconut, low-fat vanilla yogurt and ice cubes for a sweet and tangy treat.
By the Spoonful. Crack open a coconut and enjoy the sweet and creamy fruit with a spoon!
Creamy Coconut. Purée coconut and use it as a topping on your favorite low-fat
ice cream or sherbet—Yummy!
A Healthier Pina Colada. Combine fresh coconut, pineapple chunks, coconut milk, pineapple juice and a small amount of grenadine and ice to make a healthier version of this traditional favorite.