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Old 04-07-2005, 01:29 PM   #1
veggie girl
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Coconut: Cheap, delicious and nutritious

For only 75 cents, you can do a lot with a coconut.

Water: Drink the water on its own. Its refreshing and delcious

Make coconut milk: Just blend together 1 1/2 cup coconut meat and 1 1/2 cup water, Strain through fine metal seive

Smoothie: Blend coconut milk with about 8 dates and serve over ice. You can also add banana or pinapple and blend.

Make coconut rice: You can use the remainder of the coconut 'milk' to make coconut rice using 1 cup rice, 1/2 cup coco milk and 1/2 cup of broth. Add a finely chopped green onions.

If anyone has any ideas on what to the with the mush that is strained from the coconut milk I would love to hear about it. It feels such a waste throwing it away.

Last edited by veggie girl; 04-07-2005 at 01:36 PM.

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