read so much about coconut kefir lately from various blogs, thought I'd join the kefir train and make some of my own. Making coconut kefir is the easiest thing ever. One version that brought me great results, includes opening a can of coconut milk, opening a packet of kefir starter (mine from Whole Foods), and mixing them together in a glass jar. Add a little water, mix again, then set on the counter for 24 hours. Wala! You're in business. Coconut kefir is a fermented mixture of coconut. It's kind of like yogurt or sour cream. It's creamy and sour and tastes great in sweet or savory dishes.
I've been using mine for both dessert and dinners. Some examples of usages is topping your giant vegan chickpea burrito.
It was alright...
Dessertish coconut kefir idea: Chocolate "Cheesecake" Filling
Coconut kefir, carob powder, chocolate protein powder, vanilla extract, few drops of Stevia, and carob chips.
Eat as is. This is really, really good stuff.
Thanks to Michelle and Lori at Pure2Raw.com, you get another recipe using coconut kefir! They were kind enough to write a guest blog for RunLoriRun and I couldn't be more honored that they excepted!
Take it away Michelle and Lori (great name, huh?!)!
Hello Run Lori Run readers. We are Lori and Michelle also known as the Pure2Raw Twins. We are the creators and writers for our blog Pure2Raw. We are so honored to be a guest post on Lori’s blog. Lori is a dear friend of ours here in the blog world and can’t wait for the day that we can actually meet in person.
Today we are going to share a simple recipe that we created. This recipe has few ingredients and is great over any dish especially vegetables ;)
Pure2Raw Recipe: Lime Creamy Sauce
*now this recipe is lime flavored which we absolutely love – so if you are not a lime fan just use lemon or apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, soaked
- 1/2 cup coconut kefir or yogurt of your choice
- 2-3 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- Zest and juice of two limes
Blend everything together in blender or food processor. Add water if you would like sauce to be thinner.
We like ours on the thick side ;)
And pour over any vegetable, grains, dish of your choice. We love this sauce because it really combines majority of our favorite ingredients like kefir, pumpkin seeds, garlic and lime!
You could really have fun with this sauce. Be creative by adding in different spices to jazz it up. Or throw in some nutritional yeast to help provide a more ‘cheezy’ flavor.
Thanks again to Lori for allowing us to share this easy and delicious recipe with your readers. We hope everyone likes it!
Thanks The Twins
Thanks again Michelle and Lori for such a great guest post and recipe! Looks delicious!
Happy Friday everyone! What are your plans for the weekend???