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Coconut Cream Yogurt

Coconut Yogurt

Yogurt is amazing for gut health. I eat it almost every day. Because I love anything and everything coconut flavored so much, I decided to make coconut cream yogurt. I am not vegan, nor am I allergic to milk – I just choose to limit my dairy intake.

I only used two ingredients to make this delicious yogurt.

2 cans of coconut milk

4  Probiotics (must contain one of these strains – Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Streprococcus thermophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis or Lactobacillus acidophilus)

Coconut yogurt

Coconut cream yogurt is so easy to make.

If you want thick, greek-style yogurt, refrigerate the can of coconut milk overnight. This makes it much easier to scoop out the coconut cream and will make the yogurt thick. If you don’t like your yogurt thick, add some or all the coconut water that’s within the can. Play around, find what works for you and go with it.

Coconut Yogurt

Since my probiotics are not capsules but mini tablets, I went ahead and crushed them. In the end it’s all the same. Pour the coconut creme/milk into a glass jar. Add the probiotics and stir well. Close the jar and place it in the oven with the oven light on. Let the yogurt sit in the oven for 24 hours.

After you take it out of the oven, place the coconut cream yogurt in the fridge for a few hours.

Coconut Yogurt

The end result is a thick, creamy yogurt – a dairy-free probiotic culture.

Coconut creme yogurt

Add honey and/or vanilla and you’ll get just the right balance of tanginess and sweetness.  Flavor it anyway you want. I like to eat mine with a homemade berry compote.

Have you tried making coconut yogurt?

 

Whipped Coconut Cream

coconut creamI love coconut! I love it in my food, drinks, beauty products, sunscreen, candles, etc. Here’s my latest coconut obsession: Whipped Coconut Cream. It’s fluffy,  creamy, and sweet . I use it on fruit, shakes, waffles… you name it.

Coconut cream tastes like whipped cream but it’s completely dairy free.

coconut creamStart with a can of full fat coconut milk  that has been refrigerated overnight. This is essential.

coconut creamThe fat will rise to the top of the can and the coconut milk will be at the bottom. Scoop out the cream and save the milk to add to smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt…

coconut creamWhip up the cream. You can add sweetener or even vanilla extract.

coconut creamI love the tropical flavor of this cream. It’s so good with my Cocoa Banana drink.

Have you tried whipped coconut cream yet?