Coconut Drinks and The Benefits Of Coconut Oil | © 2015 | | © 2015 |

Learn how to use coconut oil in your everyday drinks and enjoy some unique coconut oil drink recipes on us.

We all know how good coconut oil is for our health when cooking with coconut oil, but sometimes finding unique ways to add it to your diet can be challenging. But have you ever thought about adding it to a drink? Adding coconut oil to your favorite drink or using it in a new coconut oil drink recipe, is a great way to get your daily amount of coconut oil and all of the health benefits that go with it. You can easily add a tablespoon of coconut oil to any drink, which will result in a tasty drink with lots of flavor. Here are some coconut oil drink recipes we think you will love.

Coconut Oil Avocado Shake- 2 Servings

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 1/2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1-2 tablespoons of raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 5 ice cubes, or as many as desired
  • 1-4 tablespoons of melted coconut oil
  1. Scoop the flesh out of the avocado after removing the pit and put it into a blender. Then add the rest of the ingredients except for the coconut oil. Start blending, then add a steady stream of coconut oil as you blend.

Lemon Coconut Oil Green Tea Drink - 1 Serving

  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey
  • 1-3 teaspoons of coconut oil
  • 1/2 of a freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1 serving of green tea, bagged or loose
  • Heated water, just below the boiling point
  1. Stir the honey and the coconut oil together until they are well mixed. Then add the tea, water and lemon juice and steep for two minutes or until you reach your desired strength.

Homemade Instant Breakfast Drink - 1 Serving

  • 3/4 cup of boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon of cocoa or to your desired taste
  • Add stevia to your desired taste
  • 1-3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  1. Blend everything together.
  2. Optional - you can add 1-2 eggs and blend again. The boiling water should be hot enough to take care of any raw egg issues.

Very Berry Coconut Oil Smoothie - 1 Serving

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 cup of strawberries, raspberries or blueberries
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (vanilla flavor)
  • 5 ice cubes or to desired taste
  • 1 scoop of protein powder (optional)
  1. Blend and serve.

Green Dream Smoothie - 1 Serving

  • 1 cup of coconut water
  • 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of organic spirulina powder
  • 1/2 cup of frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 packet of stevia
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 5 ice cubes or to desired taste
  1. Blend and serve.

Super Health Smoothie - 1 Serving

  • 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon of Maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon of your favorite greens powder
  • 1 scoop of your favorite vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Acai powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 5-6 ice cubes or to taste
  1. Blend and serve.

The Bottom Line

Have some fun adding coconut oil to your daily routine. Coconut nut oil tastes great and you can use it in just about anything. Your body will thank you!
And if you are still unconvinced then here is a research about the health benefits of coconut oil. | © 2015 | | © 2015 |


Amy (Savory Moments) 14/8/15 12:48

We use coconut oil quite a bit in our cooking, but I've never used it in drinks before! These are creative ideas.

Nancy Chan 14/8/15 13:16

I have used fresh homemade coconut oil for cooking but never for any drink. The coconut you used to add to your drink, it is the same as the homemade one?

Medeja- CranberryJam 14/8/15 13:24

I actually heard from my colleague that coconut oil makes coffee taste great :)

Akila 14/8/15 13:34

We always use coconut oil in food and hair. Thanks for sharing these tips.

Barbara 14/8/15 15:03

Super ideas for coconut oil. I love coconut flour, milk and just about anything else coconut!

Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy 14/8/15 15:26

I love coconut oil, and it has so many benefits. I like to use it to cook my eggs, and I had that for breakfast this morning actually.

Honey Bee Sweets 14/8/15 15:46

Oh I'm so excited seeing this post! I'm in the midst of discovering more usage on this super food coconut oil, and your post surely comes in handy. Thanks Angie!

Mijú 14/8/15 15:56

Que de cositas :-)
Un saludito

Alida 14/8/15 17:01

I buy coconut oil too. It is ever so delicious. I also used it to beat a candida infection. It has so many properties.

Nammi 14/8/15 18:11

so if coconut oil is good for you then the milk will good for us too right? my aunt makes her own coconut milk , love the taste of it when its used in curries but never had in this way

Nammi 14/8/15 18:11

so if coconut oil is good for you then the milk will good for us too right? my aunt makes her own coconut milk , love the taste of it when its used in curries but never had in this way

Tricia Buice 14/8/15 18:42

I'm always looking for ways to add coconut oil to my diet - thank you so much!

Agness 14/8/15 18:50

I used my coconut oil to remove my make-up. It works wonderfully! Best make-up remover ever, so natural and good for my skin :).

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 14/8/15 19:28

I put unsweetened flaked coconut in my smoothie almost every morning but I love your idea of adding coconut oil instead and for a variety of drinks! Isn't is amazing how not long ago we were being told to stay away from coconut oil and eggs. I want to try the one with cocoa first :)

Pam 14/8/15 19:32

Great uses for coconut oil! I will be looking for it soon. Thanks for sharing!

Unknown 14/8/15 20:24

So interesting Angie. I would never have dreamed of adding it to drinks!

jasna varcakovic 15/8/15 00:33

Great recipes; love the smell of coconut oil and all beneficiary elements.

Anne@ASaladForAllSeasons 15/8/15 04:49

What a great idea, Angie! I've used coconut oil in cooking and baking. But now I'll look forward to adding it to my smoothies, too! : )

The Yum List 15/8/15 06:03

I've been hearing a lot about the benefits of coconut oil recently.

Arpita @ The Gastronomic Bong 15/8/15 12:08

I have a huge bottle of coconut oil and I am struggling to find ways to use it.. These amazing ideas have definitely solved my problem!! Thanks for sharing these delicious recipes Angie!! :)

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen 15/8/15 13:05

Great and creative ideas Angie. Our BIL has been on to the health benefits of coconut oil since people started talking about it and is a real fan. I must pass this on to him. He'll be very excited.

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 15/8/15 14:17

I use coconut oil all the time for cooking and baking but I still have yet to try it in drinks! I need to do it!

Monica 15/8/15 16:48

This makes me think of how some places put a dab of butter on coffee, something I read about a few months back. I have to admit I've stuck with olive oil and canola but I have heard a lot about how coconut oil is good for you. You've definitely got me thinking with your creative ideas.

[Reply] 15/8/15 17:53

Can you believe I've never used coconut oil!
But I WANT TO!! x

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 16/8/15 01:37

Some wonderful drink ideas, Angie! The coconut oil berry smoothie is the one calling my name!!!

Unknown 16/8/15 02:27

wow the coconut oil avocado shake sound so interesting, definitely something I would try! Pinning!

Tania | My Kitchen Stories 16/8/15 10:32

Wow you must be very healthy Angie. These look creative and very good

Sharon D. 16/8/15 12:17

These are amazing, Angie! I've never tried coconut oil this way. ^.^

Joanne 16/8/15 14:23

I need to use coconut oil more often! Love it for all its health benefits.

fimere 16/8/15 22:33

excellente idée ça a l'air super bon
bonne soirée

Gloria Baker 17/8/15 04:43

Angie I love coconut oil and it benefits but not always I find here!

mjskit 17/8/15 04:47

I love adding coconut oil to smoothies and pancakes, but I never would have thought of green tea! I have at least one cup of green tea every morning. Will be giving this a try in morning. Thanks!

Bakericious 17/8/15 04:49

Angie, recently I am using coconut oil too but more for baking. will add in for drinks and cooking too, thanks for sharing.

Geri Saucier 17/8/15 05:35

Thanks for posting all of these fabulous recipes. I can't wait to try the green tea with coconut oil.

Gloria Baker 17/8/15 05:50

Angie I love coconut oil and it benefits but not always I find here!

Nava K 17/8/15 06:00

There was misconception about coconut milk and oil until many gave up using. Now its been proven good for health. Nice invention with both of it.

Gloria Baker 17/8/15 06:59

Angie I love coconut oil and it benefits but not always I find here!

Lisa Ho 17/8/15 08:29

Interesting :D, only last night my daughter was telling me about the benefits of coconut oil and of course she is asking me to buy a bottle for her ;)

Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen 17/8/15 11:40

What an amazing idea of adding coconut oil to drinks. I have never used coconut oil in a drink before. I now I will have to try these! Fantastic share, Angie! :)

muneeb 17/8/15 13:03

i like coconut and it is very good for hair i use it on my hair.
Happy new year 2016

Rosa's Yummy Yums 17/8/15 13:40

Indeed, coconut oil is very healthy and can be used in many ways (in food, as moisturiser, oil pulling, etc...). This is a wonderful drink.



Jeanette 17/8/15 15:15

I use coconut oil in cooking and baking but have never thought to add it to a drink - thanks for the idea!

Harriet Emily 17/8/15 15:37

So many great drinks ideas in this post, Angie! I love it! I've never used coconut oil in drinks recipes before, so I'm definitely going to have to try it out! I love the sound of the green tea :D

RavieNomNoms 17/8/15 15:41

I love Coconut oil! I use it for many things daily!

grace 17/8/15 15:52

i discovered coconut oil about a year ago and i've never looked back--what an amazing ingredient!

Pam 17/8/15 17:20

I bake with coconut oil for all my quick breads and muffins. I also use coconut oil to remove makeup from my face. Adding it to drinks is a great idea!

Koko 17/8/15 17:29

Oh how I love coconut oil! I have been adding it to my coffee lately!

Gwen 17/8/15 17:47

I'm a huge fan of coconut oil and all of it's health benefits. I do throw it into a smoothie from time to time, so good for you!

Hema 17/8/15 18:00

I use coconut oil in some curries, but adding to drinks is new to me, should try it out..

Kelly 17/8/15 18:57

These are all such great recipes, Angie! I use coconut oil a lot when I bake and cook too but I've never tried them in drinks before! They all sound terrific!

Unknown 17/8/15 20:14

love coconut oil, great post Angie!

Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl 17/8/15 20:19

I use coconut oil in baking quite often, but never in drinks, thanks for the suggestion!

Mary Frances 18/8/15 15:47

Great recipes! Coconut oil is so healthy and delicious. I think I'll have to try the instant breakfast drink. Cocoa + coconut--yum!!

Viviane Bauquet Farre - Food & Style 18/8/15 21:18

Love that avocado shake, Angie! Full of all the best fats :)

Cheri Savory Spoon 19/8/15 00:04

Hi Angie, I cook and bake with coconut oil but never have used it in drinks, great line-up of smoothies and drinks.

Sandhya Hariharan 19/8/15 01:24

I have been using Coconut Oil for everything ever since I have known. .Glad to see the post with the listed benefits !!

Abbe@This is How I Cook 19/8/15 01:34

What a great post! I have a giant container of coconut oil in my pantry and I always forget to use it. Thanks for giving me some new ideas!

Anonymous 19/8/15 15:46

I use coconut oil in baking - but until now I was still looking at it as a fat. I knew it is better than other fats but I didn't see it as actually contributing to my health. I learned something new today! Thanks!

Evelyne CulturEatz 19/8/15 21:36

Great post and recipes Angie, thanks for sharing. I knew that adding oils to some drinks helped the absorption of herbs as it is mentioned in Ayurvedic medicine. Great idea to use it everywhere.

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 20/8/15 21:41

What great ways to incorporate coconut oil into more everyday things. I love using it to bake especially cookies and now I am going to try it in some smoothies!

noobcook 21/8/15 04:44

great ideas! yeah coconut oil is actually healthy!

[Reply] 22/8/15 05:36

I love coconut oil. I have been using coconut oil for the longest I can remember. Love how you are giving so many options to use coconut oil.

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 26/8/15 04:54

Mmm... I have been looking for recipes just like these! I am going to try your Very Berry Coconut Oil Smoothie this week. Pinning :)

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 2/9/15 01:34

I need to get into a better nutrition habit of including more coconut oil in what I eat. You've shared some fabulous recipes to help me out Angie! Thanks for doing this and for sharing the link to the research behind coconut oil! To your health: Cheers!


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