The Mighty Coconut
From kitchen mainstays like oil and milk to vegan innovations like dairy-free yogurt, the versatile coconut plays a ubiquitous role. Go nuts for coconut products in this editor-curated collection of clean finds of tropical origins.
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Nutiva’s Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is rich in fat with a very subtle scent and taste – ideal for sautéing and baking. $14 per 23-oz jar, nutiva.com
Lower in carbs and higher in protein and fiber, Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour is a staple in Paleo, keto and gluten-free baking. $5 per 16-oz bag, bobsredmill.com
Chip Off the Old Block
Preservative-free and baked (never fried), Bare Snacks Toasted Coconut Chips Snack Pack is perfectly purse-sized! Try it as a topper for baked goods. $19 per 16 bags, baresnacks.com
The secret to addictive baked goods? BetterBody Foods Organic Coconut Palm Sugar. This caramel-y sub for white sugar adds depth to brownies, cookies, cakes and more. $6, walmart.com
Cream of the Crop
We love healthy fats, and the Premium Coconut Milk from Cha’s Organics ticks all the boxes: It’s Fair Trade, non-GMO and made from organic coconuts from regenerative orchards in Sri Lanka. $4.50, chasorganics.com
Super Soy Substitute
Love soy sauce but not the sodium? Coconut aminos is the ultimate substitute, made from fermented coconut palm sap and with less than a third of the sodium content of regular soy sauce. $12 per 12-oz bottle, kevala.net
Coconut is the perfect dairy dupe in cocojune’s probiotic-enriched yogurts. We love the light, refreshing Lemon Elderflower flavor for summertime. $3, cocojune.co