In this latest addition to her collection of books on health and superfoods,Coconut: The Complete Guide to the World’s Most Versatile Superfood ($14.95, 192 pp), nutritionist Stephanie Pedersen introduces 75 recipes playing on the flavor and health benefits of the coconut. Pedersen shows that this superfood, which contains healthy brain fats, protein, electrolytes and antioxidants, can be used in an array of recipes, ranging from savory dishes like her “Coconut Scalloped Potatoes”, to sweet dishes like her “Chocolate Cream Tart”. The book includes recipes for salads, sandwiches, dinners, desserts, smoothies and more, and even some tips on coconut-based beauty supplies.

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Posted on 5/13/15