March 25, 2013 By Leanne Vogel November 30, 2018
Spring has sprung. It’s finally here!
The markets are bustling with activity, new produce is livening up the market carts, and I know I’m not the only one that’s ready to get in on the apricot, strawberry, cherry and asparagus action around here.
It’s a bit too early in the season for strawberries, but at $3.00 for a 30 ounce package, I just couldn’t resist. I nibbled on a couple as I drove home from the store the other day, dreaming up ways I was going to bake them into my life.
First up? Strawberry milk.
I’ve wanted to make strawberry milk for as long as I can remember. It was one of my favorite treats as a kid. Most of my pals went for chocolate milk, but not me. I was a strawberry milk gal through and through. Combine that with my burning curiosity of making coconut milk from the various random bags of shredded coconut I have laying around the house, and you have yourself a recipe winner!
This stuff is dessert quality. It’s ultra-creamy, smooth and satisfying. It’s sweet, good warm, good cold, good hot. Just good.
Bring on the Spring!
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All you have to do is boil the strawberries with the sugar and vanilla. Add it to a blender, blend, strain and you’re good to go.
You could use the pulp for all sorts of things. I’ve been adding mine to smoothies, eating it as a snack (you think it’s weird but this stuff tastes amazing!) and spreading it on apple slices.
Really, you need to make this now.
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Now it’s your turn… what’s one childhood treat that you’ve been dying to recreate to fit your current eating style?
What dairy-free milks do you use in your home… why?
This entry was tagged: Coconut, coconut milk, strawberry
Hi! I’m Leanne (RHN FBCS)
a Keto Nutritionist, host of The Keto Diet Podcast, and best-selling author of The Keto Diet & Keto for Women. I want to live in a world where every woman has access to knowledge to better her health.