Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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Milk is a very food present in the Brazilian table, however, because of the intolerances, allergies or the option of a vegan diet, not everyone can consume it in a more "traditional".

Every day brings more options for an audience that does not consume the animal drink and the coolest is that the plant milks do not lose anything in the question flavor!

One of the most amazing vegetable versions milk is coconut milk, it is superversátil, tasty and full of benefits (and different from commonly used coconut milk in recipes).

If you are already in love with the taste of coconut or is looking for a vegetable milk to supplement your diet and make you well, know the benefits of consuming the coconut milk and amazing recipes to include in your daily life.

9 good reasons to try and include milk on their menu

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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As it has been said, the coconut milk ooze flavor and benefits. Check all that good coconut milk can offer you:

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1. Does not contain lactose or gluten and: of plant origin, coconut milk is naturally free of lactose, as an alternative to intolerant this compound. In addition, attends the allergy to milk protein, celiac and all people who seek healthy eating.

2. It is a vegan alternative: again, his plant makes it a good choice for cases of restrictive feeds. For vegans, besides serving as an alternative to cow's milk serves as an ingredient for many recipes and gives up on the menu, in the sense of variety and healthiness.

3. It source of calcium, phosphorus and potassium: in fact, coconut milk contains various minerals and nutrients: calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and others. Comparing it with cow's milk and other plant milks, coconut milk stands.

4. Rich in vitamins: addition of minerals and nutrients, it is also rich in vitamins A, D and B12, bringing benefits such as strengthening the immune system, decreased risk of anemia and skin protection.

5. Help in reducing bad cholesterol: coconut milk is based on the pulp of coconut, which is rich in lauric acid ( "good" fat), which helps in reducing bad cholesterol. Moreover, the drink is zero cholesterol.

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6. Assists in heart health: the fat of coconut oil, present in milk, bring improvements to cholesterol, contributes to good heart health.

7. Strengthens the immune system: again, this "good" fat is beneficial. Lauric acid also has antiviral and antibacterial function, fighting inflammation and strengthening our immune system.

8. Increase satiety: fibers and fat present in coconut milk makes the body feel satiated in less time, and assist in the digestion process.

9. hydrates and strengthens the skin: the fatty acids of coconut milk contribute to the nutrition and hydration of the hair and skin, and may even help to reduce wrinkles and sagging. Its antibacterial and antiviral functions also act to combat dandruff and some skin diseases.

With all these benefits have no reason not to try this vegetable milk. A good option is offered by the brand Ducoco, reference with regard to products based on coconut. The Ducoco milk ready to drink is a new and superprático product, since it is only to serve and drink!

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It is available in packages of 1L in the original versions (no sugar added) and the chocolate flavor.

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The practicality and versatility of the coconut milk in the kitchen is amazing, after all, and the opportunity to consume it pure or combined with fruit or chocolate, it serves as the basis for many dear, healthy and delicious recipes such as functional milk shakes or vegan condensed milk and lactose.

1. Power chocolate drink

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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This idea is quite simple, but it sure will appeal to all lovers of the children to a docinha and refreshing drink. And the best, it is very easy to do!

ingredients

  • Ducoco Milk 1 cup ready to drink (ice-cold)
  • 4 tablespoons of chocolate or cocoa powder

Method of preparation

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Just add and beat the ingredients in a blender and delight with a refreshing drink, creamy and full of energy!

2. Smoothie strawberry and banana

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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Another very nice idea to increase revenue with coconut milk, making them more tasty and creamy, is to prepare smoothies and vitamins. Here, the recipe calls strawberry and banana, a more traditional flavor, but you can make the fruit you like.

ingredients

  • 1 medium banana
  • 8 medium strawberries clean
  • 1/3 cup milk Ducoco ready to drink
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • Ice to taste

Method of preparation

Again, just hit everything in a blender! In addition to fall well on hot days, it is a great choice for intolerant and allergic to lactose. For a vegan drink, you can exchange the sugar for honey or karo.

3. Cereal with milk

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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The cereal pot of milk can be much more tasty and healthy with coconut milk, plus get a creamier texture when milk is served geladinho. You can vary the combinations of cereals and milk flavors (natural or chocolate).

ingredients

  • 1 cup of its preferred Cereal
  • 1 Ducoco Milk cup ready to drink

Method of preparation

Combine the ingredients in a bowl and then just eat! Try combining different cereals and other add-ons such as fruit and nuts. ��

4. Yogurt coconut

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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This idea is nice for many people: intolerant, allergic, vegans, kids and fans of a more light and healthy food.

ingredients

  • 400 ml ready to drink milk Ducoco
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • ½ lemon juice

Method of preparation

Let the coconut milk in the fridge for a overnight. At the time of preparation, mix the ingredients and beat the mixture with a fuet to let her cremosinha as a yogurt. Keep in the fridge and consume within 3 days.

5. Condensed Milk lactose

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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And who said that coconut milk also does not serve as a basis for complementary ingredients and so dear? As it is not always easy to find condensed milk vegan or lactose-free sale, so here's the solution: do at home!

ingredients

  • 1 L of ready to drink milk Ducoco
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons brown sugar

Method of preparation

Take the fire coconut milk until it boils. Turn off, add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Bring the mixture to fire again until it is reduced by half and then just put your condensed milk in a container, let cool and use as you wish!

6. Rice pudding

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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A dessert as traditional may not be out of the menu those having a restrictive feeding (vegans, allergy and intolerance). Coconut milk is the replacement for condensed milk, ensuring the creaminess so traditional dish and bringing balance to the taste, which is sweet just right. Although taking various ingredients, the taste is irresistible and full of good nutrients recipe!

ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 7 cups water
  • 3 cups of raw brown rice tea
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon cloves soup
  • 4 cups milk Ducoco tea ready to drink
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt coffee

Method of preparation

Cook rice with water, sugar, cinnamon and clove in a pressure cooker for 1 hour. After this time, turn off the heat, remove the shanks and carnations and add the coconut milk, lemon zest and salt. Boil for a few minutes and then let cool and refrigerate.

7. functional milkshake

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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What could be better than a healthy milkshake and still brings benefits? This is made from the combination of coconut milk and tofu, but the taste is amazing!

ingredients

  • Ducoco 300 ml ready to drink milk (cream)
  • 150 grams of organic tofu
  • 40 grams of grated coconut
  • 3 tablespoons of honey or Agave (for version vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract tea

Method of preparation

Guess what? You just put everything in a blender, beat, decorate your glass as you like and enjoy this icy delight!

8. chia pudding

Milk plant coconut: a tasty and healthy option for your table

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This pudding is a great option for those looking for a refreshing sweet, healthy and easy to make. It does not take many ingredients and you can add-ons you want: fruit, jellies and whatever else your creativity allow!

ingredients

  • 1 cup of milk tea Ducoco ready to drink
  • 2 tablespoons chia seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract tea
  • Drops of stevia sweetener or preferably

Method of preparation

The preparation is to simply mix the ingredients and put the pudding to freeze for one night. It's that easy!

These and many other recipes can be made with milk Ducoco ready to drink, a tasty option for intolerant and / or allergic to lactose, vegan or interested in enjoying all the benefits of this vegetable milk. will not let you try it?

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