Coco Jack

Coco Jack

So I feel like a bad wife…Dan and I talked before Valentine’s day and we decided not to get each other presents this year because of our trip to India (in 4 days!). Totally cool with that. So Valentine’s day comes around and Dan says, “Oh, I got you a present.” Nice D, now I feel like a jerk. “Oh yeah me too…I got you a card that proclaims my undying love for you.” ūüėČ

He’s so sneaky and wonderful.

Any who… he got me this WAY COOL coconut opener called The Coco Jack! I love me some coconuts, but they’re the biggest pain in the a$$ to open so this little invention is a life saver (literally, you can hack your fingers off using that¬†old machete). All you do is place the sharp cylinder on top of the coconut and give it a good smack with a rubber mallet. Then pull up on the handle and pop out the top of the coconut. Simple as that. Here is a video clip if my description has still got you scratching your head. It’s super cool. Go get one!

Here’s the recipe for the yummy smoothie bowl I made:
1 packet sambazon açaí
1 frozen banana
coconut meat from one coconut
1/2 cup coconut water
1/4 cup ginger soother
Blend and top with blueberries, raspberries, apples and chocolate covered cacao nibs.


Matcha Green Tea Smoothie Bowl

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Matcha green tea banana nice cream swirl with strawberries, cacao nibs, buckinis and passion fruit! Matcha hemp mylk latte on the side! It’s going to be a great day!

Nice Cream Base:
2 frozen bananas
1/2 cup vanilla hemp mylk
*Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour into bowl.

Matcha Base:
1 frozen banana
1 tbsp pure matcha powder
1/2 cup vanilla hemp mylk
*Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour on top of nice cream base. Swirl with spoon.
Top with strawberries, cacao nibs, buckinis and passion fruit


Oh My Stars Bowl

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Oh my stars! Pitaya n banana nice cream, star fruit, passion fruit, banana coins, cherries, blueberries, buckinis, cacao nibs, coconut and a blackstrap molasses drizzle.

Smoothie Base:
1 Frozen pitaya plus packet
3 frozen bananas
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
*Blend in a blender until smooth

Top with star fruit, passion fruit, banana coins, cherries, blueberries, buckinis, cacao nibs, coconut and a blackstrap molasses drizzle.
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Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

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Dessert before dinner… pineapple bowl with figs, peaches and coconut bliss nice cream. Topped with coconut yogurt, berries, cacao nibs, plums, Asian pear, mangosteen, passion fruit and shredded coconut! A flavor explosion!

Nice Cream
1/2 pineapple (cut into chunks)
3 frozen figs
1 peach (cut into slices)
2 scoops of coconut bliss ice cream
*Blend in a blender until smooth. Scoop into hollowed out pineapple. Top with coconut yogurt, berries, cacao nibs, plums, Asian pear, mangosteen, passion fruit and shredded coconut!


Sunshine in a Jar

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Sunshine in a jar right here! ‚ėÄÔłŹNectarine, mango and banana nice cream with sliced strawberries and a layer of chewy caramelly rawnola (diced pecans, dates, dried coconut and cranberries) and passion fruit. Perfection!

Nice Cream
1 nectarine
1 mango
2 frozen bananas
*Blend in a blender until smooth

Layer with sliced strawberries, chewy rawnola and passion fruit pulp
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