Nothing cools you off faster than a granita, the Italian shaved-ice delight. This one, made with coconut water, is a real catch: it's uncommonly refreshing and stunningly simple to make.
Combine coconut water and sugar in a 2-quart baking dish; stir to dissolve sugar. Freeze until solid, at least 4 hours and up to 1 month (covered if freezing longer than a day).
Using the tines of a fork, scrape surface to create ice crystals; transfer to serving bowls or glasses; top with strawberries and coconut flakes and serve immediately.
This granita will mimic the color of the coconut water that is used in the recipe; for a pink color, look for the Harmless Harvest brand of raw unprocessed coconut water in the refrigerated beverage section of your grocery store.