So, you have one can of coconut milk…make this coconut soup

I’m not sure why it’s taken me a while to do a post on coconut milk. It’s simple stuff, a few bucks a pop and a super nutritious meal base.

But I know you’ll have questions. Like…

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The best coconut soup ever, via My New Roots. Recipe below

How much fructose is in coconut milk?

Not much; approximately 2-5 per cent. (Just make sure you buy unsweetened versions.)¬†Both the milk and the cream contain fructans, made of a small chain of fructose. So if you’re on a FODMAP diet, you’d want to steer clear of more than 1/2 cup of coconut milk or cream. You can read about fructose in coconut water as well.

Is coconut milk or coconut cream best?

Both are good. It’s essentially the same thing, with more or less water. Both are made when the coconut flesh (the white part) is grated and soaked in hot water.

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