New This Month

Coconut "Yogurt"


There's something satisfying about cracking open a coconut to use in this simple recipe. To learn how it's done, read below.

  • Servings: 2

Source: Whole Living, July/August 2011


  • 1 cup coconut meat (from 1 young green coconut)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh coconut water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons raw honey, for drizzling


  1. Puree coconut meat and water and lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Top with blueberries and drizzle with honey.

Cook's Notes

To open a fresh coconut, cut away the outer husk of the top of the coconut until the shell is visible. Strike around the top of the shell with the heel of a chef's knife at a 45-degree angle. Pry the top of the shell off with the tip of the knife. Pour the liquid through a strainer into a pitcher. Use a metal spoon to remove the meat from the shell.

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