Wednesday, April 22, 2009

So Delicious Coconut Milk!



Whoa, dudes. This is major news. A new certified vegan, certified gluten free, non-dairy beverage has hit the market and I am ALL OVER IT!

Sure coconut milk has been around for millions of years, but this is different.

A BIG OL' CARTON OF IT!

I am thoroughly enjoying this. I may now reduce the amount of cans of pure, full fat coconut milk that I buy in favor of this thick and lucious beverage.

Thick is the key word here. It is really thick and rich. I am very excited to try some cooking and baking with this stuff, as I am confident that it will behave quite nicely. By the glass...not so sure, unless I am really into some brownies or cookies...it's a bit too much for straight drinking (however it did pass the Kahlua test quite nicely).

Available in unsweetened, original, and vanilla. I got mine at Whole Foods for $4.69 a carton.

18 comments:

  1. This is so exciting! I will definitely be getting a carton for myself the next time I go to Whole Foods.

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  2. is the unsweetened not sweet? i mean, could i use it in savory stuff, like mac and 'cheese'?

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  3. I got some of to try when it was on sale for half price. Needless to say I am addicted. I even used it in mashed potatoes (the Original)and my other half didn't even notice. It works great as a coffee creamer and you have to try it in a smoothie. However, out of budget at the moment.

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  4. Do you think if you thinned it with a little water it would be more 'drinkable'?

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  5. Sounds good, I wish we had it here!

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  6. i saw that! i was excited too. can you use it in baking instead of the canned stuff?

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  7. I love coconut milk! I'm so excited to try it. Thanks for the great news!

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  8. I bought the unsweetened carton and wasn't a huge fan, I felt that it was a bit too watery, although I agree, it was DARN GOOD with Kahlua.

    Is the Original thicker? I may have to try that one now...

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  9. I can not wait for the cookbook to come out. You and Celine rock!!

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  10. I've seen this but I haven't bought it yet. Next time for sure =)

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  11. So happy to hear you like this and I bet it would be great to cook and bake with other than canned cocounut milk! I can just imagine how kahlua would be with this, yummmmm!

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  12. I have to admit, I'm not entirely sure what I would do with an entire carton of coconut milk. The stuff is so darned rich! I'm sure I"ll break down and buy it one day, though... since I absolutely love checking out new products.

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  13. I've been dying to try this coconut milk! It sounds soooo delicious (as the name has already told us), I'd better get over to whole foods, stat!

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  14. OMG, what??? Drinkable coconut milk? Have I died and gone to heaven?

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  15. This is awesome! I keep checking my stores, but haven't found it yet. Waaaah! I want it now!

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  16. well...after looking it over a couple of months i bought the original last night and i'm eating it in my cereal today...not bad...

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  17. Oh, you are all so lucky, in UK we dont have it yet, :( I envy you...

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