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Want to make a piña colada or Thai curry then check out these Insanely Easy Delicious Coconut Recipes and let’s celebrate World Coconut Day.

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family (Arecaceae) and the only living species of the genus Cocos. The term “coconut” (or the archaic “cocoanut”) can refer to the whole coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically is a drupe, not a nut. The name comes from the old Portuguese word coco, meaning “head” or “skull”, after the three indentations on the coconut shell that resemble facial features. They are ubiquitous in coastal tropical regions and cultural icons of the tropics.

40 Plus Easy Delicious Coconut Recipes

‎​​All-In-One Coconut Milk Tart

Taste the Deliciousness of Coconut in Every Bite!

Banana Coconut Upside-Down Cake

Turn Your Taste Buds Upside Down with a Banana Coconut Cake!

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Chicken Adobo in Coconut Milk

A Taste of Heaven: Savory Chicken Adobo in Creamy Coconut Milk.

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Chocolate Coconut Crust Biscuits

Indulge in the Rich, Creamy Taste of Chocolate Coconut Heaven!

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Chocolate Coconut Custard Brownies

Indulge your senses in Deliciously Decadent Chocolate Coconut Custard Brownies!

Chocolate Square Biscuit with Coconut

A Square of Sweetness with a Coconut Twist!

Coconut & Black Cherry Roulade

Taste the Sweetness of a Coconut and Black Cherry Roulade!

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Coconut & Strawberry Jam Slices

Taste the Sweetness of Strawberry Coconut Jam Slices, it’s insanely delicious!

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Coconut and Lime Cake

Deliciously Sweet and Tangy – Enjoy a slice of this Coconut and Lime Cake!

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Coconut and Pecan Granola

Come and enjoy this Truly Delicious Breakfast Treat!

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Coconut Biscuits

Coconut biscuits have a great balance of sweetness and coconut flavor, making them a great treat for any occasion.

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Coconut Crunchies

A healthy alternative to traditional treats, and they are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without overindulging.

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Coconut Fingers

A special coconut chocolate with a peppermint crisp treat for your next coffee break!

an image of 4 heart shaped Coconut Flour and Flax Scones with jam and shredded cheese

Coconut Flour and Flax Scones

Just what you need, Low carb, gluten-free scones with sugar-free berry jam and cheddar cheese.

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Coconut Flour Orange and Cranberry

For the gluten conscious, this is a must-have in your recipe books. Enjoy it!

Brown and white Coconut Ice squares on a wooden board

Coconut Ice with only 6 ingredients

This easy Coconut Ice Recipe is made the traditional way with milk, sugar, and coconut.

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Coconut Nests

These incredibly simple Coconut Nests are the perfect quick treat for afternoon tea.

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Coconut Pies

The coconut pie recipe is set up for regular pie crusts or pie tart shells bought from your local grocery store.

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Coconut Tarts

Coconut Tarts with a delicious moist coconut topping and cherry! Oh my goodness!

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Coconut Thins

These little treats, Coconut Thins, are ultra-thin, crispy crunchy, and of course sweet!

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Coconut-Custard Tarts

These Coconut-Custard Tarts were a big hit with the family, so we must share them with you too.

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Crisp Coconut Cookies

Who Else Want’s Crisp Coconut Cookies?

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Nutritious Coconut and Oat Bake

This is gluten-free, and naturally sweetened, and should you feel like it, you can have it for breakfast or a dessert!

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20 Minutes Date Rolls with Coconut

These easy coconut date rolls make for a quick and energizing snack when you need an afternoon pick-me-up.

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Eggless Coconut and Walnut Brownies

Get ready for delicious Vegan Coconut and Walnut Brownies.

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Eggless Coconut Cake

This Eggless Coconut Cake is packed with coconut flavor, this eggless cake can be baked in any form you prefer

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Eggless Jam Buttons

Thumbprint cookies are popular around the holidays but can also be enjoyed year-round.

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GF Double-Baked Coconut Biscotti

It’s crispy, it’s crunchy, it’s coconutty and perfect for dipping into a cup of hot tea or coffee.

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Indian Style Coconut Ice

A super soft and creamy coconut ice treat with cardamom and topped with rich and tasty white chocolate.

an image of balls of Gajar Halwa Ladoo (Carrot Truffles) covered in coconut

Low-Calorie Gajar Halwa Ladoo

These Ladoos are easy to make, ready in record time, are not overly sweet, and pack a punch of flavor.

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Low Carb Savoury Zucchini Bread

Looking for a tasty, LC Bread to snack on at breakfast or lunch? Do take a look at this, it is easy and tasty.

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Milo Balls

A no Bake, easy snack, you should not go past these easy Milo Balls! They only have FOUR ingredients!

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Moroccan Coconut Biscuits

What these rustic-looking biscuits lack in appearance they definitely make up for in taste.

A Pina Colada Cake loaded with lots of pineapple and coconut flavor! Easy and delicious and perfect as a summer treat!

Juicy Coconut Piña Colada Cake

A Pina Colada Cake loaded with lots of pineapple and coconut flavor! Easy and delicious and perfect as a summer treat!

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Pink White Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice is an old classic, with layers of white and pink, deliciously sweet and simple, perfect for coconut lovers!

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Puff Pastry with Coconut Almonds

You have to try these Puff Pastries with Coconut and Almonds, as it’s an easy and super tasty treat everyone will love.

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Salad with Basil Chimichurri

The freshness of the salad with the sweetness of the coconut oil and basil chimichurri is outstanding.

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Seafood Rice with Coconut Milk

This aromatic dish, combining classic coconut milk, lemon juice, and garlic, makes a very tempting dinner.

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Thai Coconut Curry Lentil Stew

This Thai Coconut Curry Lentil Stew dish will soon be a “do-over” favorite!

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The Best Ever Snowballs

Run, run, run, turn on the oven, and get baking as you need this for your afternoon teatime.

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Tom ka Gai (Thai coconut chicken)

Traditionally more of a soup, but by thickening, it up and keto adapting it, it becomes a wonderful main dish.

an image of a Vegan Coconut and Lemon Cake sliced with vegan filling and berries and topped with toasted coconut. The full cake topped with fresh berries and candied orange slices

Vegan Coconut and Lemon Cake

The best ever birthday cake, two layers, one with lemon, the other with coconut, and delicious vegan cream topping.

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Vermicelli with Coconut Cream

Vermicelli with Coconut Cream is a popular and delicious dessert made with milk, vermicelli and condensed milk.

Watermelon Coconut milk Popsicle

This Watermelon and Coconut milk Popsicle is the perfect treat for the summer months.

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Whole Orange and Coconut Cake

The Best Orange Coconut Cake and super delicious!

Health benefits of Coconut!

Rich in Fiber: Coconuts are high in fiber, which helps bulk up your stool and supports bowel regularity, keeping your digestive system healthy. Just 1 cup (80 grams) of shredded coconut provides 7 grams of fiber. 

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The benefit of Coconut in your diet

Coconut recipes are incredibly versatile and offer a unique flavor to dishes. From sweet to savory, here you will find a variety of coconut recipes that make great dishes. Popular recipes include coconut chicken curry, coconut shrimp, and coconut cream pie. Coconut milk is also a great addition to smoothies, soups, and desserts. Coconut oil is also a popular cooking ingredient and is great for baking, stir-frying, and roasting. Coconut flour is a great gluten-free alternative for baking and is often used in vegan recipes.

Healthy Fats: Coconut meat contains large amounts of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), a type of saturated fat that is much easier for the human body to digest than animal fats.
These fats also called medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), have been demonstrated to boost the endurance of trained athletes.

Coconut Water: Coconut water is low in calories and carbs and can even help lower blood pressure. Coconut water is 94% water and is fat-free and cholesterol-free.

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40 Plus Easy Delicious Coconut Recipes

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