Coconut Milk Beverage


Hey all your Norcalers who have been hearing about my fiance’s great coconut milk recipes!  A lot of you have been asking me what has Christina been making in the kitchen and experimenting with coconut milk.  Well here is one of her latest concoctions using Light Coconut Milk from Trader Joes.  I will try to post one of her recipes every so often and you let us know what you think about them.  Enjoy!

1 can T.J.’s Light Coconut Milk

4 Cups H2O

1.5 tsp. Cinnamon

1 tbsp. T.j.’s Vanilla Blend …

1.5 tsp. Almond Extract

2 tbsp. Kerrygold Irish Butter

1 pinch Salt
~Heat butter & coconut in microwave until butter is melted ~Place all ingredients in a blender & blend until smooth.  Serve Warm!

Written by Matt

Matthew Brown has been involved in athletics for most of his life. He developed a huge passion for running at a very young age and ultimately competed for Chico State University in Track and Field for 4 years. After graduation he felt the continued drive to be involved in athletics in some way, and pursued a Masters degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. While working on his degree he was actively involved in the Chico State Track and Field program coaching both sprint and middle distance athletes in addition to working with them on their strength programs. His compassion for fitness and people continued to grow even after finishing his degree. He felt there was still room for growth and improvement in his overall knowledge in fitness and found a new home at Norcal Strength and Conditioning. While training at Norcal he found a new way to be competitive in fitness, and that was in the sport of Crossfit. After competing in a few competitions and training at Norcal for a year and a half he decided to pursue an opportunity as a personal trainer. He is excited to be a part of the sense of community and compassion that surrounds NorCal strength and Conditioning. Before Matthew attained his Masters degree in Kinesiology, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an option in Management. He has been a supervisor for over 13 years at a large canning and packaging corporation. Working with a variety of people offers many types of challenging situations and Matthew loves to be a part of these experiences. With his long history of involvement in management and athletics, Matthew has the skills, leadership, and enthusiasm to help motivate any person from any walk of life to achieve their fitness goals.

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  1. Matt, at what point do you add the Irish whiskey? Before or after the blender?

  2. Matt Brown
    Matt Brown

    When ever you want Doug! I would say after!

  3. I made this and it was so creamy and tasty! I was curious as to how many this serves?

  4. Matt Brown
    Matt Brown

    Well if you are looking at my serving size, it would serve maybe…2. lol. But probably more like 4-5 servings.

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