“6 Great Ways To Enjoy Organic Coconut Butter!”

coconut butterCoconut butter, oil, flakes, are all a great delicious superfood when it is raw and organic. Coconut butter is probably the newest kid on the block when it comes to coconut and I have recently discovered the flavorful natural super-food. I can tell you that  I am not disappointed with its wonderful taste and many uses.  Coconut butter has a creamy dense texture, rich nutty flavor derived from grinding whole coconut flesh and has actual pieces of the coconut meat in it, not just the oil.

Simply put — the difference between coconut butter and coconut oil is simply that coconut oil has been extracted from the coconut meat; coconut butter includes all the coconut meat.

Coconut Butter and oil is high in MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) a class of fats that are easily absorbed by the body that go straight to the liver from the digestive tract. They are used as a quick source of energy or turned into so-called ketone bodies, which can have therapeutic effects on brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s. According to Natural News coconut butter and oil has many uses.

Some Important Natural Medicinal and Health Benefits of Coconut Butter:

  • Reduce body fat
  • Improve insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance
  • Helps lower total LDL cholesterol
  • Raises HDL (the good cholesterol) levels
  • Is rich in lauric acid a compound that has antimicrobial properties that help kill viruses, fungus
  • Are great for any one that has problems with yeast overgrowth in digestive tract

 6 Things To Do With Coconut Butter:

1. For a great start to your morning – Combine 1/2 cup soften coconut butter with 1/4 cup maple syrup and 1/4 tsp ground cardamom – use instead of butter on toast and waffles.

2. Frosting for Raw Foods – Melt 3/4 organic raw coconut butter and 1/4 cup raw honey; stir in 1/2 cup raw cacao powder and 2 teaspoons vanilla for a creamy topping.

3. For a delicious sorbet — Combine 1 cup organic frozen blueberries with 2 tablespoons raw organic coconut butter and 1 tablespoon organic raw coconut milk; puree in food processor until creamy and smooth. Freeze. Or make a delicious smoothie (check below for recipe)

4. Melt some coconut butter over cooked squash, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, organic bean pasta and add a little fresh organic basil, celery seed, and black pepper.

5. Coconut butter is a great alternative to nut butter especially if you have allergies or sensitivities to tree nuts.

6. Tasty topping for fruit – Melt some organic raw coconut butter over some fresh organic peaches or other fruit and let you taste buds savor the flavor.

pina colada smoothie

Pina Codala Smoothie:

1/3 cup frozen or fresh organic pineapple
2 ice cubes
1  ripe banana
1 cup unsweetened organic coconut milk (coconut water or a mixture of both works well too)
1 tsp raw coconut butter

Directions:  Mix all ingredients in a blender or small food processor until smooth and creamy. Enjoy!

The choices of the foods we eat such as raw organic coconut butter is part of living healthy and living green lifestyle. This means you have made a commitment to yourself and a promise to teach our children so that they can follow your legacy of a healthy lifestyle. Eating properly, exercising, living a life that eliminates as many toxins as possible in every way we can and loving and appreciating our planet, God, and taking care of our physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being is all part of it.

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49 thoughts on ““6 Great Ways To Enjoy Organic Coconut Butter!””

  1. Coconut butter is my new favorite snack. So just what is coconut butter or coconut cream? Coconut butter/cream is dehydrated coconut, preferably freshly dehydrated coconut flakes, that is put into the food processor/vita mix and blended to form a liquid cream.I love this yummy butter.Thanks for sharing.

  2. Thank you for the tips. I haven’t tried making coconut butter yet, but now I’m going to see if I can find a way to do it. I’m especially interested in trying it with maple syrup and cardamon.

    1. Hi Kathryn,
      You have to try it – you’re love it and its so good for you. The maple syrup and cardamon are delicious with it. Thanks for reading my article and commenting. Have a healthy happy blessed weekend. Marla

  3. Audrey @ Gluten-Free Vegan Love

    Hi Marla. Funny, I hopped over here after seeing your comment on the raw coconut snowballs recipe, which uses a ton of coconut butter (love that stuff!). So now you have another delicious way to use it up 🙂 and I’m going to feel even better about eating those after having read about all these great health benefits!

    Thanks for the ideas too. I never tried using it as a frosting before so will definitely give it a try next time. Thanks so much! Have a great weekend.

    1. thanks Audrey I also love coconut butter and I will definitely be trying those coconut snowballs real soon. Raw coconut butter has so many health benefits and it so tasty. I absolutely love it. Have a wonderful healthy weekend. Marla

  4. Yeah Marla!! I LOVE coconut anything! This is an awesome post. You’ve been featured at Mary’s Kitchen for Real Food Friday. Thanks for being an awesome co-host!

    1. Thanks Mary I love being part of Real Food Fridays Blog Hop and co-hosting. Have learned so much from other posts. Thanks for giving me the opportunity! Marla

  5. Hi Marla,
    What a delicious and satisfying smoothie and a great way to get more nutrients! Thank you so much for sharing these healthy ways to use coconut butter and a delicious Pina Colada Smoothie recipe at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Blog Hop! I appreciate it!

    1. Hi Deb, Always glad to be part of your blog hops and share information to help people live healthier lives. Marla

  6. Sorry about that – somehow my comment disappeard 🙁 Great post. Congrats on being chosen as a featured post on this week’s Wildcrafting Wednesdays! I hope you’ll join us again and share more of your awesome posts.

    1. Thanks Kristin, I love your blog hop and try to share every week. Thanks for hosting and featuring my article. Have a wonderful healthy day! Marla

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    1. Hi Erlene, Yes you can bake with it. In fact what made me buy it was that I kept seeing it in healthy recipes as a ingredient. You can substitute it for regular butter if you need to go dairy free. Try it and I am sure you will love it. Have a wonderful healthy day. Thanks so much reading my article.

  8. becca112971

    I’ve never had coconut butter before sounds like something delicious to try.

  9. Hi Marla,
    I switched to coconut oil and use it much more than olive oil now and you have reinforced the healthy reasons why! It is so good for you and it tastes good too! I love your Pina Colada Smoothie so much that I am going to be making that tomorrow morning.I am so glad you shared your yummy coconut butter recipes with us at the Healthy Happy Green and Natural Party Blog Hop! I appreciate it!

    1. Hi Deb, Good to hear from you as always. I am a strong believer in coconut oil and butter and use them both daily. Thanks for letting me be part of Healthy Happy Green & Natural Blog Hop.

  10. My husband is from Cameroon and sometimes he brings back a coconut when he shops. I have learned to eat the coconut and it is VERY high in fiber. However, most of the time he is disappointed with the ones in the store turn out not to be fresh. He has high standards because that is something he could eat because it grows in abundance in his former country.

    1. It is true that fresh produce of any type always has much better flavor to it. When you live in an area where that produce does not grow naturally buying it in a store is not quite the same. Thanks for reading my article and commenting. Have a healthy wonderful day!

  11. I just bought my first jar of coconut butter for a recipe, so this article couldn’t have been more perfect. I’m always looking for fresh ways to use new products. Thanks for the ideas.

  12. Eco Friendly Homemaking

    We use lots of coconut oil but haven’t tried the butter. Ready togo out and buy some now though. Thanks for the informative post!

  13. I love coconut oil and it’s a staple in my house. Now, I’m going to have to check out coconut butter. I’m sure I will love it just as much as the oil. Time to google

    1. Hi Tikilon, I’m sure you will love the raw organic coconut butter too and it will become a regular staple in your house. Thanks for reading my article and commenting. Marla

  14. Carie Spence

    Coconut oil and coconut butter are my favorite. Pinning this for your great ideas. Thanks!

    1. Thanks Heather, I have linked up to your Raw Food Thursday. So glad you liked my recipe and article. Have a wonderful healthy day! Marla

      1. Thanks so much! I’m featuring it at tomorrow’s event. Hope you come back with more raw goodness to share with us!

        Heather

        1. Thanks Heather! Appreciate you featuring my article and hope people can learn useful health information from it. Have a wonderful healthy day! Marla

  15. Great information and recipes. I use coconut oil, which I have to melt and put it in my lotion. It works so good for my dry skin. I will be looking into the butter though, sounds good to cook with. Thank you for sharing on our Four Seasons Blog Hop. Pinning Now.

    1. Hi Shawna, Thanks for reading my article and pinning. I also use coconut oil on my skin and love how well it moisturizes. Have a wonderful healthy day! Marla

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  17. Oh man I’ve never seen coconut butter but it sounds awesome! Started using coconut oil for cooking not long ago and I love it! Stopping by from WOW Linkup 🙂

    1. Hi Amanda, You have to try it. You will love it and find so many ways to add that wonderful coconut butter taste to your diet. Have a wonderful healthy day! Marla

  18. becca112971

    great ideas I have a jar of coconut oil in cabinet but wasn’t sure what to do with it.

    1. This is coconut butter which has a different consistency than coconut oil, but both are very healthy for you! Have a wonderful healthy day!

  19. Femme Fitale Fit Club

    Also hit post comment too quickly. Thanks for being a supportive participant of our weekly #wowlinkup.

    1. I bought it Wegman a chain grocery store thats sells a lot organic foods, or you can buy it in a health food store, or on line. Thanks for reading my article and glad to be part of WOW! Marla

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