Making coconut milk at home takes only a couple of minutes! Blend it with raw cacao and a couple of other nutritious ingredients and you’ll get a really tasty smoothie!
To make coconut milk:
½ cup desiccated coconut (unsweetened)
2 cups hot water
In a high-speed blender blend coconut with water until smooth. Use a nut milk bag to strain the milk.
To make the smoothie, return the freshly made coconut milk into the blender jug and add:
3-4 medjool dates, pitted
Handful watercress or a tablespoon of alfalfa sprouts
1 ½ tablespoon raw cacao powder
1 teaspoon desiccated coconut or coconut flakes, for serving
Blend all ingredients until smooth, decorate with coconut and drink immediately. Serves 2.