Unlike some recipe websites that are taking advantage of the popularity of coconut oil and simply taking existing recipes and substituting coconut ingredients to quickly come up with “coconut recipes” that have never been actually made, each coconut recipe here has been tested and created in the kitchen. Tropical Traditions users submit the bulk of the recipes from their own personal creations, and many of these users are chefs or accomplished cooks and bakers. Each coconut recipe submitted is carefully screened, and we only publish those coconut recipes that we have either tested ourselves, or know have been proven to work when prepared properly.

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COCONUT DESSERTS AND SWEETS RECIPES

 Toasted Coconut & Basil Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Chunks Recipe photoStrawberry Almond Cake Recipe PhotoOatmeal Berry Crumble Recipe Photo Blueberry Pudding Cake Recipe PhotoBanana Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Recipe PhotoCoconut Brownie Bites Recipe PhotoDairy Free Chocolate Truffle Pie Recipe PhotoEasy Mango Blackberry Swirl Ice Cream Pie Recipe PhotoGinger Peach Ice Cream with Chocolate Fudge Nuggets Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Carrot Cake with Chocolate Frosting Recipe PhotoCoconut Banana Ginger Brown Rice Pudding with Raisins Recipe PhotoCoconut Chocolate No-bake Macaroons Recipe PhotoBetter Than Candy Nut Crunchies Recipe PhotoBlack and White Toasted Coconut Fudge Recipe PhotoNo Bake Fruit Tart Recipe PhotoChewy Chocolate Coconut Bars Recipe PhotoChewy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe PhotoChunky Strawberry Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream Recipe PhotoChocolate Almond Coconut Bites Recipe PhotoGluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Recipe PhotoChocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe PhotoChocolate Balsamic Truffles Recipe PhotoAlmond Butter Freezer Fudge Recipe PhotoCoconut Cream Doughnuts Recipe PhotoChocolate Coconut Crème Bar Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Linzer Tarts Recipe PhotoChocolate and Vanilla Macaroons Recipe PhotoCoconut Oil Chocolate-Walnut Freezer Fudge Recipe PhotoCoconut Meringues Recipe PhotoCoconut Haupia (Traditional Hawaiian Coconut Pudding) Recipe PhotoCoconut Ice Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chocolate Chips Recipe PhotoCoconutty 7 Layer Bars Recipe PhotoFrozen Chocolate Coconut Banana Bites Recipe PhotoCoconut Peanut Butter Meltaways Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chocolate Brownies Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Orange Cake with Coconut Oil Frosting Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chocolate Energy Bars Recipe PhotoGluten Free Lemon Roulade Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chocolate Coconut Chewies Recipe PhotoGluten Free Pumpkin Muffins Recipe PhotoGluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake recipe photoLemon Coconut Frosting Recipe PhotoHealthy Simple Coconut Macaroons Recipe PhotoHealthier Peanut Butter Balls Recipe PhotoLemon Coconut Meringues Recipe PhotoHealthy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Persimmon Muffins Recipe PhotoQuick Lemon Coconut Candy Recipe PhotoPeanut Butter & Dark Chocolate Shortbread Protein Bars Recipe PhotoDairy Free and Gluten Free Strawberry Cream Pie Recipe PhotoCoconut Banana Cream Pie Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Fudge Cupcakes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Mexican Chocolate Coconut Tres Leches Cake Recipe PhotoGluten Free Strawberry Coconut Muffins Recipe PhotoGluten Free Marzipan Cake Recipe Photo

COCONUT BEVERAGES RECIPES

 Coconut Cream Chocolate Latte Recipe PhotoCoconut Eggnog Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Peanut Butter Banana Protein Shake Recipe PhotoCoconut Chai Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Fruit Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Cream Hot Chocolate Recipe PhotoCoconutty Green Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Peanut Butter Cup Hot Cocoa Recipe PhotoCoconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Tropical Bliss Smoothie Recipe PhotoCreamy Coconut Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe PhotoStrawberry Mango Coconut Delight Recipe PhotoSpiced Coconut Mocha Recipe PhotoRise & Shine Breakfast Smoothie Recipe PhotoRaspberry Peach Melba Smoothie Recipe PhotoCashew Coconut Creamer (Dairy free) Recipe PhotoBanana Coconut Shake Recipe PhotoCoconut Banana Colada Smoothie Recipe PhotoCoconut Eggnog Recipe PhotoCoconut Veggie-Berry Smoothie Recipe PhotoFresh Fruity Smoothie with Coconut Oil Recipe PhotoIced Coconut Mocha Cappuccino Recipe PhotoPeanut Butter/Banana Kefir Smoothie Recipe PhotoPiña Colada Smoothie Recipe PhotoRaspberries & Cream Breakfast Smoothie Recipe PhotoStrawberry Coconut Bliss Smoothie Recipe PhotoPecan Coconut Chocolate Milk Recipe PhotoGet Your Greens Smoothie Recipe PhotoStrawberry Lemon Coconut Smoothie Recipe PhotoStrawberry Vanilla Coconut Smoothie Recipe Photo

COCONUT ENTREES RECIPES

 Coconut Shrimp Cakes Recipe PhotoBison Coconut Cream Curry Stew Recipe PhotoChicken Adobo Recipe PhotoChicken Broccoli Braid Recipe PhotoCoconut Chicken Curry Recipe PhotoChicken Satay with Coconut Peanut Sauce Recipe PhotoChili-Coconut Crusted Shrimp Recipe PhotoCoconut Barbecue Pizza Recipe PhotoCoconut Milk Vegetable Stew Recipe PhotoCoconut Grass-fed Beef Stroganoff Recipe PhotoCoconut Lime Tuna Steaks Recipe PhotoCoconut Oil Seared Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe PhotoCoconut-Cajun Shrimp Recipe PhotoCoconut Vegetable Terrine Recipe PhotoCoconutty Halibut Recipe PhotoCoco-NUT-ty Sweet Potato & Brussels Hash Recipe PhotoCreamy Curried Coconut Potatoes Recipe PhotoCrispy Cheesy Baked Chicken Recipe PhotoCurried Beef & Veggie Pasta Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chicken Nuggets Recipe PhotoGluten Free Bison Sausage Casserole Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chicken Coconu'ggets Recipe PhotoGarden Fresh Coconut Oil Stir Fry Recipe PhotoCurried Coconut Chicken Fingers Recipe PhotoGluten Free Pizza Crust Recipe PhotoGrass-fed Lamb Curry Stew Recipe PhotoGrass-fed Bison Beer Brats Recipe PhotoGluten Free Spinach Soufflé Recipe PhotoGluten Free Spiced Fish Sticks Recipe PhotoGluten Free Salmon Pie Recipe PhotoGluten Free Navajo Fry Bread & Navajo Tacos Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Fried Fish Recipe PhotoGluten-Free Pizza With Gluten Free Pizza Crust Recipe PhotoMexican Style Pepper Chicken Recipe PhotoMexican Beef & Summer Squash Casserole Recipe PhotoLemon Garlic Herb Roast Chicken Recipe PhotoHomemade Gluten Free Orange Chicken Recipe PhotoThai Pra Ram Chicken with Peanut Sauce Recipe PhotoHerb Roasted Pastured Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe PhotoThai Coconut Curry Shrimp Recipe PhotoSpring Wild Mushroom & Pea Ragout Recipe PhotoStuffed Acorn Squash Recipe PhotoSlow Cooker Lamb Roast Recipe PhotoCoconut Rosemary Meatloaf Recipe PhotoRoast Chicken with Coconut Peanut Butter Sauce Recipe Photo

COCONUT SOUPS, SALADS, AND SIDES RECIPES

 Coconut Pilau Recipe PhotoKale and Okra Soup (Callaloo) Recipe PhotoCoconut Rice Fritters Recipe PhotoGluten Free Creamy Coconut Lentil Soup Recipe PhotoCheesy Fried Rice Recipe PhotoFeel-Good Cold Weather Soup with Coconut Oil Recipe PhotoEgg Drop Soup with Coconut Oil Recipe PhotoCoconut Tomato Brown Rice Recipe PhotoCurry Cream of Carrot Soup Recipe PhotoCurried Carrot Soup Recipe PhotoButternut Squash Soup with Coconut Cream Concentrate Recipe PhotoThai Chicken Coconut Soup II Recipe PhotoCoconut Cream Almond Fruit Salad Recipe PhotoTriple Coconut Rice Recipe PhotoSweet Potato Coconut Peanut Butter Soup Recipe PhotoCoconut-Tuna Walnut Salad Recipe PhotoChicken Broth Recipe PhotoKale Chips (using coconut oil) Recipe PhotoHot Roasted Butternut Recipe PhotoSweet Potato Banana Squash Soup Recipe PhotoHomemade Coconut Vinegar Ricotta Recipe PhotoCrispy Coconut Oil French Fries Recipe PhotoCoconut Sautéed Green Beans with Tomatoes Recipe PhotoCoconut Oil Vinaigrette Coleslaw Recipe PhotoCoconut Cashew Dip Recipe PhotoCoconut Oil Sautéed Carrots Recipe PhotoTurkey Stuffing Recipe PhotoTropical Coconut Quinoa Recipe PhotoSpicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Simply Split Pea Soup Recipe PhotoPumpkin Curry Soup Recipe PhotoSkillet Glazed Corn with Ginger, Lime and Coconut Recipe PhotoGluten-Free Sweet Potato Soup Recipe PhotoPineapple Coconut Salad Recipe PhotoParsnip Latkes Recipe PhotoMustard Seed Cauliflower Stir-fry Recipe Photo

COCONUT BREADS, MUFFINS, BREAKFASTS, AND SNACKS RECIPES

 Apple Cinnamon Scones Recipe PhotoApple Coconut Carrot Bran Muffins Recipe PhotoBanana Coconut Cream Bread Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Banana Muffins recipe photoBrazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao de Queijo) Recipe PhotoChewy Homemade Granola Bars Recipe PhotoChewy Peanut Butter Coconut Granola Bars Recipe PhotoChunky Monkey Super Omega-3 Energy Bars Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Tortillas Recipe PhotoCoconut Baked Oatmeal Recipe PhotoCoconut-Chai Holiday Pound Cake Recipe PhotoCoconut Crunch Muffins Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Cheese Crackers Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Grapefruit Pound Cake (Gluten Free) Recipe PhotoCoconut Flour Oatmeal Raisin & Flax Muffins Recipe PhotoCoconut Kefir "Buttermilk" Biscuits Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Sweet Bread Recipe PhotoGluten Free Cornbread With Sundried Tomatoes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Gingerbread Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chunky Monkey Muffins Recipe PhotoGluten Free Cheesy Garlic Coconut Quick Bread Recipe PhotoGluten Free Banana Avocado Quick Bread Recipe PhotoCoconut Macaroon Granola Recipe PhotoGluten Free Pumpkin Bread Recipe PhotoGluten Free Pumpkin Delight Muffins Recipe PhotoGluten Free Lemon-Rosemary Teacakes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Drop Biscuits Recipe PhotoGluten Free, Dairy Free Banana Walnut Coconut Flour Muffins Recipe PhotoSoft Pretzels Recipe PhotoChocolate Almond Granola Recipe PhotoSavory Cheese Scones with Coconut Flour Recipe PhotoPuto - Filipino Rice Cake Recipe PhotoPumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe PhotoPlantain Tortilla Chips Recipe PhotoLemon-Lime Coconut Flour Muffins Recipe PhotoCoconut-Lime Breakfast Oatmeal Recipe PhotoHomemade Matzah Recipe PhotoWhole Wheat Sourdough Red Palm Oil Bread Recipe PhotoFruited Granola with Syrup Recipe PhotoWhole Wheat Coconut Oil Banana Bread Recipe PhotoWhole Wheat Bread Recipe PhotoTriple Coconut Cranberry Muffins Recipe PhotoSuper Nutty Granola Crunch Recipe PhotoGluten Free Vanilla Coconut Waffles Recipe PhotoDouble Chocolate Velvet Pancakes & Banana Love Sauce Recipe PhotoOatmeal Cinnamon Raisin Pancakes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Yam Pancakes Recipe PhotoGluten Free Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe PhotoLoaded Coconut Oil Granola Recipe PhotoGluten Free Coconut Flour Waffles Recipe PhotoHomemade Fruit and Nut Granola with Chia Seeds and Coconut Recipe PhotoCoconut Chai Tea Oatmeal Recipe Photo

COCONUT CONDIMENTS, DIPS, DRESSINGS, AND SAUCES RECIPES

Almond Coconut Spread Recipe PhotoCoconut Cannellini Bean Sauce Recipe PhotoCoconut Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe PhotoCoconut Onion Gravy Recipe PhotoCoconut Mayonnaise Recipe PhotoCoconut Ranch Party Dip Recipe PhotoPeanut Butter Apple Dip Recipe PhotoRhubarb BBQ Sauce Recipe PhotoHomemade Fresh Tomato Ketchup Recipe PhotoDairy Free Coconut Vanilla Sweet Cream Recipe PhotoTraditional Coconut Buttermilk Gravy Recipe PhotoSpicy Coconut Cilantro Dressing Recipe Photo

About the authors: Unlike many people who write about coconut oil by simply reading about it, Brian and Marianita Shilhavy actually lived in a coconut producing area of the Philippines for several years. Marianita Jader Shilhavy grew up on a coconut plantation in the Philippines and in a culture that consumed significant amounts of coconut fat in their diet. She later went on to earn her degree in nutrition and worked as a nutritionist in the Philippines. Brian Shilhavy also lived in the Philippines for several years with Marianita and their 3 children observing firsthand the differences between the diet and health of the younger generation and those of Marianita’s parents’ generation still consuming a traditional diet. This led to years of studying Philippine nutrition and dietary patterns first hand while living in a rural farming community in the Philippines. They are authors of the best-selling book: Virgin Coconut Oil: How it has changed people’s lives and how it can change yours!

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