Being part of the fruit, nut, and seed family (technically in the drupe family), coconuts are considered by some, addicting and highly desired. With benefits, we are looking at plenty and its use in cooking, baking, and even beauty, it’s not difficult to understand the coconut obsession!

 

Benefits:

  • Aids weight loss
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Improves diabetes and chronic fatigue
  • Aid digestion and absorption of nutrients
  • Helps protect against osteoporosis
  • A powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents for immunity
  • Increases metabolism and promotes healthy thyroid function
  • Boosts your daily energy
  • Rejuvenates your skin and prevents wrinkles

 

We at Genuine Coconut are nuts for coconut lovers and when tagged in super cool recipes, we love to reshare your favorite. Below is a recipe from one of our favorites, @rawganiq

 

As a consistent traveler and model, Malin understands the need for hydration and proper nutrients. Today, she’s sharing her new recipe of what to do with our coconut, after you’ve drank it!

 

From Malin herself : “Tomorrow I’m off for a 2 weeks journey, gonna miss having my bowls but I couldn’t be more excited for some adventure!!”

 

Recipe:

1.5 Frozen Bananas.

2 Frozen Strawberries.

2 Dates.

1/2 Cup Alfalfa Sprouts.

2  handful of Spinach.

1 Stalks Celery.

1 tsp Siberian Ginseng.

1 tsp Chaga.

Topped with Homemade Coconut + Vanilla Granola, Chia Seeds, Strawberries, Raspberries, Banana Coconut Yoghurt Drizzle.

Chaga is an incredibly powerful medicinal mushroom that is highly sought after due to its phenomenal levels of antioxidants and healing properties. Chaga is rich in Vitamins A, C, B, D, and E and minerals such as manganese, iron, calcium, zinc, and selenium. It also contains potent antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-candida, and anti-parasite properties. 

Instead of stressing for a change, see it as a beautiful journey. Let it teach us about mindful eating, wellness and with the focus on the absolute best care for yourself.

 

For more on Genuine Coconut, be sure to check out our blog for more innovative ideas and recipes.