All posts tagged: coconut

[Recipe] Coconut Ice Cream

This delicious recipe is easy to make and all you need is a blender and a freezer.  This recipe makes about 3 cups of ice cream. Ingredients: ½ cup Coconut milk ¼ cup Unsweetened flaked coconut ¼ cup Maple syrup ½ tsp Vanilla 2 frozen Bananas Method: Add the coconut milk, flaked coconut, maple syrup,

21 Amazing Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used for thousands of years for both nutritional and medicinal purposes. Coconut oil was mainly used in topical countries in the Pacific rim and Asia. In later years coconut oil was introduced to western countries like the USA and Europe. Western civilisation used coconut oil for frying, baking and as a

A Guide to Homemade Coconut Oil Beauty Products

While Pinterest may be a home for out-of-reach, lofty craft goals, there are some amazing beauty products you can make at home using just a few simple ingredients. North West Pharmacy has compiled a list of the best coconut oil based recipes to create an InfoGraphic entitled “A Guide to Homemade Coconut Oil Beauty Products”. Coconut

[Recipe] Coconut & lime detox drink

Green is not always the most desirable colour when eating and drinking, but this smoothie recipe is a must try in any detox. Ingredients: 1 cup Baby spinach 1/3 cup Lime juice, freshly squeezed 3 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 cup Coconut water 1 cup ice Maple syrup to taste Method: Add the spinach,

The plant of life – various uses for coconut

The origin of coconut is disputable as coconut fossils have been found in South America, Malaysia and India. Some of these fossils date back to about 55 million years ago. A coconut tree is part of the “palm tree” family and is mostly found in tropical areas around the world. When a coconut is still

[Recipe] Enhance your beauty with a coconut smoothie

Smoothies are not only delicious but are also good for you! But on the down side, smoothies contain lots of natural sugars which can make you gain weight. If you love your smoothies as much as I do, remember to get regular exercise every day. For the non-exercise folk, drinking a smoothie a week will