Coconut Butter

If you are hoping to ditch traditional butter in favor of a dairy-free alternative, this recipe from nutritionist Kellyann Petrucci may be just the ticket. Requiring nothing more than shredded coconut and salt to taste, you can whip this spread up in a matter of seconds. Whether you're lactose-intolerant or just seeking out a new flavor, you can enjoy this butter the same way you would nut butter: blended into oatmeal, spread on your favorite toast, or enjoyed alongside sliced apples and other fruits - the possibilities are endless. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried, shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • salt to taste, optional

Directions

1. Place the dried coconut in the food processor or blender.

 

2. Mix on high speed, scraping down the sides until a thick.