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The Top 25 Vegan Recipes To Use Coconut Milk

By Diana D / December 6, 2017

There are so many amazing benefits one can get from coconuts, and one of these is the milk from its meat.  Coconut milk highlights  multiple dishes and desserts that need creamy consistency. It’s also a great dairy-free alternative.

And if you’re wondering what else can you make with coconut milk aside from marrying with curries, here are the top 25 vegan recipes you can do at home:

1. Dirty Chai Detox Breakfast Bowls | Cotter Crunch

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Detox Breakfast Bowls that are energy-packed to start your right. Vegan dirty chai detox breakfast bowls that are healthy, tasty, gluten free, & nourishing!

2. Vegan Coconut Milk Quinoa Pancakes | Connoisseurus Veg

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These fluffy vegan quinoa pancakes are made with rich coconut milk and hearty quinoa that's blended into the batter.

3. Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa | Jeanette's Healthy Living

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This Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa with Fresh Fruit is the perfect way to start off the day.  It's nutritious and hearty, and is packed with protein and nutrients.  

4. Coconut Caramel | Chocolate Covered Katie

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A thick, luxurious coconut caramel sauce - all you need is a can of coconut milk and a few pantry staples, and it's completely vegan too!

5. Coconut Milk Ranch Dressing | Blissful Basil

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This vegan coconut milk ranch dressing will make you forget about the "real" thing.  

6. Dairy Free Sour Cream | Nurture My Gut

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Best Dairy free sour cream! Paleo friendly, vegan and gluten free. Made with cashews, coconut milk, lemon juice and spices. Tastes incredibly amazing!

7. Coconut Whipped Cream Recipe | Minimalist Baker Recipes

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A step-by-step tutorial of how to make coconut whipped cream! Perfect for topping vegan and non-dairy desserts.

8. Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt | Detoxinista

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Here's an easy way to make dairy-free coconut milk yogurt to help fit into your healthy eating budget.

9. Vegan Thai Coconut Soup | Cilantro and Citronella

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This vegan Thai coconut soup is a light and tasty, totally vegetarian version of Tom Kha Gai. This vegan soup is super simple and ready is just 15 minutes!

10. Creamy Ginger-Coconut Kale Zucchini Spaghetti | One Green Planet

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Honestly, I could drink this pasta sauce as a shake. Maybe I’d add a little banana or vanilla protein powder in there, but it’s seriously delicious.

11. Vegan Coconut Penne Primavera | I LOVE VEGAN

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This light & creamy vegan penne primavera is exactly the type of dinner I’m talking about. It’s a satisfying pasta dish that’s ready in 30 minutes (yes!), requires just 1 pan (not too many dishes!), and it has a twist (coconut!)

12. 5-Ingredient Vegan Biscuits | Ceara's Kitchen

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Tender, fluffy and flaky homemade Vegan Biscuits made without any oil. Perfect for the holidays, alongside soup, dipped in gravy & with jam in the morning!

13. Creamy Coconut Garlic Mushrooms | It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

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Hello, Creamy Coconut Garlic Mushrooms, you are one incredibly creamy, silky, garlic-y, side dish.

14. Dairy-free Coconut Cream Cheese | Jane's Healthy Kitchen

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Smooth, rich, and creamy, I thought a Vegan Cream Cheese was impossible until I invented this! A spreadable Paleo cheese, it tastes delicious on Artisan Olive

15. Coconut Milk Dulce De Leche | The Blenderist

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Coconut milk dulce de leche takes time to make, but it's worth it!

16. Coconut, Vanilla & Almond Butter Smoothie | With Salt & Wit

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Coconut, Vanilla & Almond Butter Smoothie is a velvety smoothie made with coconut milk, vanilla, almond butter and sweetened with dates!

17. Chai Spiced Coconut Milk | Downshiftology

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This chai spiced coconut milk is like a hug in a mug.  The warming chai spices will heat you from the inside out and provide heaps of other health benefits.

18. Vegan Nog | Create Mindfully

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Vegan Nog (gluten free, dairy free, egg free) - This recipe is perfect for the holidays. It is made with dates, fresh nutmeg, and a vanilla bean.

19. Vegan Coconut Cupcakes | Glue & Glitter

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There is no artificial coconut flavoring in these fluffy, vegan coconut cupcakes, but they're still bursting with coconut flavor.

20. Coconut Milk Ice Cream | PaleoHacks

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A silky smooth, decadent dairy-free Paleo coconut milk ice cream that you can make sans ice cream maker—all you need is four ingredients and some patience!

21. Vegan Coconut Mango Panna Cotta | The Blenderist

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This Vegan Coconut Mango Panna Cotta is a mouthful, with the natural sweetness from coconut milk and slight tanginess from mango - perfect combo.

22. Vegan Coconut Rice Pudding | NeuroticMommy

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Vegan Coconut Rice Pudding - A healthy, vegan and gluten free snack can be made with white or brown rice and is cooked in coconut milk.

23. Chocolate Coconut Tart | Blahnik Baker

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A decadent gluten free and vegan chocolate coconut tart that starts with a chewy coconut almond crust and is filled with creamy chocolate coconut ganache.

24. Vegan Coconut Pudding | Texanerin Baking

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This paleo-friendly and vegan coconut pudding is ultra creamy, thick and rich and only takes about 15 minutes to make!

25. Vegan Tres Leches Cake | Yup It's Vegan!

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Decadent vegan tres leches cake, made up of a vanilla sponge cake soaked in sweet caramel syrup.

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Diana D