Raw Diet Recipe
This coconut sorbet is very simple to make with just 3 ingredients: Coconut milk, water and toasted coconut. Keep frozen until ready to eat for a real coconut treat.
8 ounces coconut milk
16 ounces water
1/4 cup toasted coconut
Combine the coconut milk and water and chill for several hours in the refrigerator. Freeze the mixture in an ice cream freezer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Add the toasted coconut to the frozen coconut sorbet by stirring in using a spoon.
Alternative Frozen Treat: Coconut Honey Banana Pops
4 ripe and firm bananas, peeled and cut into half crosswise
1-1/2 cups raw honey
1 cup toppings such as chopped nuts, grated coconut, carob chips, dried fruit
Insert a popsicle stick into the cut end of each banana. Freeze bananas for 1 hour or until solid.
Dip frozen bananas into honey, coating all sides. Place toppings on a flat plate. Roll coated bananas over toppings. Lay bananas on baking sheet. Freeze for at least 30 minutes or until honey coating is hardened. Serve. Makes 8 banana pops.
Coconuts are one of the most nutritious of all fruits, but unfortunately in the United States they are also one of the most overlooked. Coconuts are not a traditional part of the American diet, but have been a staple food to many populations, such as island and Asian cultures, for centuries.