Today we power drilled a coconut

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 I really wanted something creamy. And I wanted something with some fat since I’ve had close to zero of that this week. The answer? A coconut. And then turning that coconut into real whole coconut cream. Yummmm!

And how do you get into a coconut when you don’t have a machete on hand? … A power drill! A power drill over and over until the shell cracks in half. Awesome.

To be fair, first we tried a butcher’s knife. That was a total fail:

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Had a minor power drill fail at first, too. But then we got it and the power drill worked way better. It took quite a few holes to get the shell to split.

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(Don’t worry – the drill bit was new and I washed it first 😋)

It turned out pretty delicious! I used the cream in a cauliflower asparagus ‘risotto.’ Best thing I’ve eaten all week!!

About Alicia

I love cooking almost as much as I love eating so I try to make sure I feel good about what I'm eating. I believe it's always a good occasion for some bubbly and I also love feeling healthy and being outdoors. I try to buy, cook and eat whole nutritious foods that promote a fun active lifestyle.

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