Raw Vegan Home-Made Coconut Milk

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🌴 dried coconut flakes
🌴 water or coconut water

or

🐡 fresh coconut meat
🐡 coconut water

 

πŸ’• Soak dried coconut flakes in water or coconut water overnight.

πŸ’• Blend rehydrated coconut flakes with remaining water.

πŸ’• Strain the coconut pulp (you can use it for making cookies, as a smoothie bowl topping, in salads…) and store the beautiful home-made coconut milk in the fridge for about a week.

or…for a creamier coconut milk…

🍢 Open up a young or mature coconut.

🍢 Save the coconut water and take out the coconut meat. (You can also use frozen coconut meat and water or purchased coconut water.)

🍢 Blend the coconut meat with the coconut water until smooth. Strain the milk if necessary.

🍢 The milk can be stored in the fridge for about a week.

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Raw Vegan Midnight Sky Chocolate

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🌠 cacao powder
🌠 cacao nibs
🌠 coconut oil
🌠 raisins (or other sweet dried fruit)
🌠 vanilla powder or extract (optional)
🌠 cinnamon (optional)
🌠 sesame or hemp seeds (optional)

 

πŸ’« Mix enough coconut oil with a desired amount of cacao powder so that the powder dissolves well and the consistency of the mixture isn’t too thick.

πŸ’« Add cacao nibs, raisins, vanilla, cinnamon, and sesame or hemp seeds to the cacao powder/coconut oil mixture and mix well.

πŸ’« Add more coconut oil to the mixture if it is too thick. The consistency should be that of melted chocolate.

πŸ’« Freeze the mixture for about 5 minutes and enjoy this incredibly magical and delightful dark chocolate with surprises of sweetness and texture!

Raw Vegan ChocoCoco Banana Cookies

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Β Β ripe bananas
Β Β cacao powder
Β Β cinnamon powder
Β Β vanilla extract or powder
Β Β coconut oil
Β Β coconut flakes (soaked)
Β Β cacao nibs (optional)

 

Β Β Soak coconut flakes in water overnight.

Β Β Blend the soaked flakes with remaining water and separate the coconut pulp from coconut milk using a strainer (save the milk for tea, coffee, desserts…).

Β Β Add ripe bananas, cacao, cinnamon, vanilla, coconut oil, and cacao nibs to the coconut pulp and blend.

Β Β Shape the mixture into small cookies and dehydrate them at 113Β°F (45Β°C) for about 6 hours.

Β Β Enjoy these moist chocolatey cookies any time, as many as you want!