Desiccated coconut is a healthy and delicious tasting whole food that makes a highly versatile ingredient in raw food cooking and baking. Desiccated coconut is simply the dried raw coconut flesh that has a slightly sweet flavour with a soft texture.
Coconuts are packed with nutrients, contain high levels of beneficial digestive fibre and are loaded healthy oils to help manage proper cholesterol levels and good blood fats. Desiccated coconut is easy on the digestive system and the nutrients are readily absorbed. It can also help to boost the metabolism, assist the immune system to fight off disease and can improve blood sugar balance. Desiccated coconut also contains some iron, magnesium, B6 and vitamin C.
In the Kitchen with Desiccated Coconut
Desiccated coconut makes a tasty addition to breakfast cereals and is great mixed into pancake batter or muffin, biscuit and cake recipes. It can be processed with dried fruit, rice malt syrup and tahini to make energy balls or slices, used as a coating for burgers and fish or cooked into curry dishes.
Country of Origin
Product of Philippines
Desiccated coconut is protein dense and gluten free, ideal for those with gluten intolerance or Coeliac disease. Desiccated coconut is very high in fibre to promote healthy digestion and contains healthy fats to support cell flexibility.
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|Nutritional Information – Desiccated Coconut|
|Fat, Total (g)||67.9|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||60.3|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||6.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||16.3|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
Coconut, preservative 220.
Contains preservative 220
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