5 Tropical Treats with a Coconut Twist
Imagine you're lounging on a sandy beach, sipping a refreshing coconut drink, and soaking up the sun. Sounds like paradise, right? Well, we can't teleport you to a tropical island, but we can bring a taste of the tropics to your kitchen with these mouthwatering coconut recipes, inspired by our beautiful coconut Color-way from Miami Collection!
1. Coco-Loco Coconut Smoothie
Start your day off right with a burst of tropical flavors! Blend together coconut milk, frozen pineapple chunks, a ripe banana, and a splash of lime juice. This creamy and refreshing smoothie will transport you straight to the beach, even if you're stuck at home.
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2. Coconut Curry Chicken
Spice up your dinner routine with this flavorful coconut curry chicken. Sauté chicken breast with onions, garlic, red pepper and a medley of aromatic spices. Then, add coconut milk and let it simmer until the flavors meld together perfectly. Serve over steamed rice for a satisfying and exotic meal.
image via - La Creme De La Crumb
3. Coco-Choco Energy Balls
Need a quick pick-me-up during the day? These coco-choco energy balls are here to save the day! Mix together shredded coconut, almond flour, cocoa powder, dates, and a drizzle of honey. Roll the mixture into bite-sized balls and refrigerate for a delicious and energizing snack.
4. Coconut Shrimp Tacos
Take your taste buds on a tropical vacation with these mouthwatering coconut shrimp tacos. Dip shrimp in beaten egg, then coat with a mixture of shredded coconut and breadcrumbs. Fry until golden brown and crispy. Serve in warm tortillas with a tangy mango salsa for a flavor explosion!
Image and Recipe via - Epicurious
5. Coconut Lime Bars
End your coconut-filled feast on a sweet note with these zesty coconut lime bars. Mix together shredded coconut, lime zest, condensed milk, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Pour the mixture over a buttery graham cracker crust and bake until golden. Let them cool, then cut into squares and enjoy!
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So, whether you're dreaming of a tropical getaway or just looking to add some coconutty goodness to your life, these recipes are sure to satisfy your cravings. Don't forget to try them out while rocking our new colorway "coconut" in shorts, pants, or a big shirt dress for the ultimate summer vibes!