Coconut Milk Questions
Let's keep it simple... So fat inhibits absorption of protein. Coconut milk has a lot of fat. If I made my protein shakes with coconut milk, would the fat from the coconut milk inhibit the absorption of the protein powder? I KNOW it's better to... (more)
What are your recommendations for thick coconut cream or milk? I feel like as soon as I start to love a brand, it becomes extremely low quality. I used to buy Native Forest coconut milk in the cans and skim off the cream and use that in tea. The... (more)
I want to add coconut milk to my coffee, and just to use in general. But every store I've checked only had coconut milk with fillers, sugar and other not good for you/ no paleo things. So I'm wondering where I could find some coconut milk that is... (more)
So I found an awesome coconut milk (below). It's 100% coconut milk and is utterly delicious. The liquid version of bacon. I might become addicited to this! Only problem is it's UHT. There's nothing else in it because there doesn't need to be.... (more)
I just opened a can of Goya coconut milk, and it is much more runny/thin than any other canned coconut milk I've ever had. In the past, I've used Thai Kitchen and Whole Foods brands, and they were always very thick. I figured that that was just... (more)
I've heard that coconut oil contains just as much LDL causing saturated fat as it's medium chain fatty acids. What does this mean for cholesterol levels and how much should you really eat in conjunction with other fats? Anyone have some actual... (more)
So, I have decided to give coconut milk a try. After reading a few articles and some books that talk about the benefits of coconut milk. I did some research online and I found "So Delicious Coconut Milk" and "Native Forest Coconut Milk". Which... (more)
I am looking at doing the Paleo instead of low-carb (Atkins type) food plan. I once weighed 357 pounds when eating any and everything in sight; I am now at 229, following low-carb induction ( had been on ongoing weight loss and ended up... (more)
Every time I eat sweet potatoes I see an adverse reaction as in I get bloated in the stomach and am hungry shortly after eating a fulfilling meal. However when i eat fruit, I feel light and energetic and full for hours. Any cravings disappear. If... (more)
I have eliminated potatoes and feel much better! I am now eating fruit and feel energized and light. Thanks to all for helping me reach this conclusion. Sometimes it is better not to know the science behind our bodies and just eat what seems to... (more)
I've tried making coconut milk by soaking dried, shredded coconut overnight, then blending and straining the liquid. While this does contain a hefty amount of coconut fat and a distinct (but not very fresh) taste of coconut, it fails to make any... (more)
You're not using thickeners like carrageenan. To get more out of your coconut, you can try using hot water and blending and straining the stuff as soon as it's lukewarm.
I have been on a paleo ish diet now for about a year...I recently started using coconut milk and chia seeds...I have had so much swelling in my stomach and slight constipation. Has anyone ever heard of this, because chia seeds are suppose to help... (more)
Chia seeds are great for the digestive system but they can wreak havoc if you are not usd to them and begin eating things like chia pudding and putting large amounts into a shake. I began eating them and only using a tablespoon in my smoothie and... (more)
So my roomate just got a latte machine for our apartment, and I have to say, I tried it (with some whole milk, yes...) and I loved it! On my way to work this morning I was wondering if anyone has steamed coconut milk for their latte. It would... (more)
I got the So Delicious brand coconut milk (I know it contains additives but I got this before I learned how to make my own coconut milk). Why does it taste soapy? Is it due to rancid fats?
My two year old is ending his toddler formula stage and we are contemplating giving him coconut milk for calcium and fat intake versus whole cow's milk. Any thoughts on this approach (we live in an urban environment and don't have access to raw... (more)
After reading a description of how coconut oil is processed (at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_oil ) it left me with more questions than answers. I'm doing a 30 day low-histamine paleo diet and I'm supposed to avoid fermented products. The... (more)
I've just begun to give up dairy, but I like the texture/dessertiness of heavy cream. Can I go to town on coconut milk (the stuff in cans with the yummy fat in it, not the watery stuff in boxes)?
Some people (really glad I'm not one) have digestive issues with too much coconut milk or oil. From what I hear, it's pretty uncomfortable. Build up gradually to check out how it works for you.
I tried two brands of canned coconut milk. One contained coconut milk, water, and guar gum. The other other contained ONLY coconut milk and water. I had the same reaction to both, which is that I felt extremely nauseous for a while and got really... (more)
NOTE: it's my dessert after a day of nutritious paleo eating Just curious... I feel totally guilty as I go through my Paleo weight loss journey eating homemade coconut milk ice cream each day. But when I look at my ingredients I don't think... (more)
So I'm curious about the pros and cons of one over the other. Usually I make americanos with HWC but occasionally with coconut. I like both. Is one better for health? How about for weight loss?
Hey Guys I was just wondering if Coconut Milk is allowed on paleo? I see so many conflicting messages regarding what is and isnt allowed, so recipes say certain things are allowed and others say strictly no! Any help or advice much welcome,... (more)
It seems that every can of coconut milk I pick up either has bpa liners, or contains preservatives. Since I have a vitamix (super blender), I'm thinking it might be fun to buy one of those white (already shaved) coconuts at whole foods, and take... (more)