DIY coconut milk: discover its benefits DIY coconut milk: discover its benefits

DIY coconut milk: discover its benefits

If you are looking for an alternative to cow’s milk, coconut can be the right choice! Is lower in fat, and can be very nutritious. Learn how to prepare it in simple steps and discover all the benefits!

Coconut milk is a nutritious drink. Rich in minerals such as potassium, calcium, and magnesium.

Coconut milk can help for weight loss. / Photo by: Tijana Drndarski

Coconut milk benefits:

In addition to this, coconut milk can promote weight loss and increase metabolism, since it has medium-chain fatty acids, which are usually used by the liver to generate energy, reducing the probability that it is stored as fat in the body.

Coconut milk can prevent fatigue / Photo by: Ekaterina Bolovtsova

How to prepare coconut milk.

Ingredients:

How to:

  1.  Put the grated coconut in a food processor. Heat the water without boiling and pour it over the grated coconut. Leave it for a few minutes so that the coconut hydrates well.
  2.  Then, press the food processor at maximum power, so that the coconut and the water mix well, obtaining a slightly thick paste.
  3. Pass it through a strainer or through a fine mesh to extract the milk. You can use the leftover to make cookies or cakes.

Bonus!

Banana and coconut milk smoothie.

Banana and coconut milk smoothie / Photo by: Alexander Mils

Ingredients:

Toppings: cocoa powder and chopped raw almonds.

How to:

  1.  Put all the ingredients in the blender, mix them until you get a creamy texture.
  2. Finally, place any topping that you like.

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