11 Dishes To Make Using Coconut Milk

Written by Leah Vanderveldt
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her Bachelor’s in Communications and Media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute.

Coconut milk is a great ingredient to have in any kitchen — it can add dairy-free creaminess to oatmeal and soups and even be whipped like cream for a decadent dessert topping. You can Make Your Own Coconut Milk in 5 Minutes too.

Here are some recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert to get you started.

1. Coconut Berry Breakfast Porridge

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Roasted berries and coconut milk oats come together for a killer plant-based breakfast. Get the recipe

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2. Anti-Inflammatory Golden Turmeric + Ginger Breakfast Bowl

Healing turmeric sneaks its way into this inventive breakfast bowl. Get the recipe

3. 5 Cleansing Smoothies

Take your pick of five coconut-milk-based smoothies to up your blended breakfast game. Get the recipes

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4. Broccoli Spinach Soup

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Get your greens in a veggie-packed soup complete with swirls of creamy coconut. Get the recipe

5. Kabocha Squash, Fennel + Ginger Soup

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The perfect creamy autumn soup. Get the recipe

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6. Anything-You-Have Coconut Curry Soup

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Mix and match toppings to make your ideal soup bowl. Get the recipe

7. Roasted Harvest Veggie + Coconut Rice Bowls

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Coconut rice makes a great base for super-fun toppings like curried avocado and roasted vegetables. Get the recipe

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8. Squash Curry With Ginger + Lime Cauliflower Rice

Forget takeout. Make this vegetable-packed meal tonight. Get the recipe

9. Whipped Coconut Cream + Roasted Strawberries

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If you need further evidence that coconut milk is magic, try whisking it up whipped-cream style. Get the recipe

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10. 3-Ingredient Fudge Bites

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Did someone say three-ingredient vegan fudge? Get the recipe

11. Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream

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Tea-spiced vegan ice cream for the win. Get the recipe

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