10 Amazing Recipes Using Coconut Water

Ever have someone talk up a product so much that you eventually cave in and go and buy it then realize that you actually don’t know what to do with it? Well, that’s what happened to me when a friend told me about the great benefits of adding coconut water to your diet. I went out and bought a few bottles only to realize that I don’t even know where to start. I tried drinking it straight up but that was not happening…

So for all those who have made a similar blunder regarding coconut water, or if I am the friend talking you into buying a bottle or two, I will be kind enough to list 10 ways in which you could add this food into your diet:

1 – Coconut Carrot Smoothie

Smoothie with coconut

Of course we had to kick things off with a smoothie! This smoothie combines various fruits, carrots and coconut water to create a literal island party of flavors.



2 – Coconut Water Coffee

Coconut Coffee

Coffee goes on a vacation in this iced coffee variation. It’s like a coffee shake, but with a little class.



3 – Coconut & Blackberry Gelatin

Gelatin with coconut water

Our next entry is a sweet and tart gelatin dessert. This looks almost too good to dig into.



4 – Chia Fresca Drink

Chia drink

With a name like that, you’d assume that this drink would need a science degree to figure out. However, this 3-ingredient drink combines pineapple juice and coconut juice to make a wholesome energy drink – perfect to have after those hectic gym sessions.



5 – Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles

Healthy popsicle recipe

Whether Summer is still a few months away or coming to an end, whatever part of the world your are in, there’s no denying that there’s always a need for a good popsicle recipe for those warm months.



6 – Peanut Butter-Coconut Pancake Sauce

Pancake Sauce

We can’t be friends if you don’t like pancakes. Ok, maybe that’s a bit too harsh, but I don’t understand anyone who doesn’t enjoy these fluffy wonders. And this sauce is the perfect pairing to round up a morning.



7 – Triple Coconut Sorbet

Coconut Sorbet recipe

Coconut is the main star of this refreshing summer dessert. This is definitely a coconut lover’s dream and only takes 30 minutes to prep!



8 – Tender Coconut Pudding

Simple coconut pudding

So this is in no way the easiest recipe on the block and the sugar content leaves a lot to be desired (or less desired maybe?), but once in a while you must indulge and this pudding is the perfect way to do so.




9 – Piña Colada ShakeCold breakfast smoothie

This breakfast shake is perfect for those hot summer mornings. It’s filling but still light enough for the warm weather.



10 – Roast Okra with Fish Curry and Garlic Kale

Fish curry recipe

Here’s another recipe that is not for the kitchen novices. However, no matter how complicated it might sound, the flavor profile is completely amazing and it is the perfect dish to end off our list.


Let us know if you have another ingredient in the pantry that 
needs a recipe or two!

Post Author: DesRay Ashen

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