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After 6 years, it happened - how to handle a 1 star review September 11 2019, 0 Comments

After 6 years of making Coconut Chips, it happened.

We received our first 1 star review.

We've had hundreds of published 5-star reviews and thousands of happy customers. Most of the reviews give me the warm & fuzzies, but this one made me squirm.

3 ways to enjoy coconut today April 23 2019, 0 Comments

Want to eat more coconut but not sure where to begin?  Here are 3 of my family's FAVE coconut recipes, all vegan and gluten free.  Enjoy!

Banana Bread - Vegan & Refined Sugar Free June 28 2017, 0 Comments

Banana Bread - Vegan & Refined Sugar-Free

I LOOOOVE banana bread, and the talented @jay.dreamin has created another winner.  Wow, it looks Delish!  I also love that she used the Beach Harvest Sweet Chilli Coconut Chips - what the?!!?  I'd never think of pairing that flavour with bananas, but I think she has a winner.  Thanks @jay.dreamin!


4 Mashed (very ripe) bananas

2 Tablespoons Chia Seeds w 6 Tablespoons of water (to create "egg" )

1 Teaspoon of Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

1/3 Cup coconut Flour

1 Cup Oat Flour

1 Cup Plant Milk (I used Pure Harvest Organic Soy Milk)

1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon

1 Packet Sweet Chilli Coconut Chips.

1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar (with "the mother") 

Handful of Walnuts- chopped .

(Optional - I didn't add any of these as I found them Sweet Enough without)

5 Medjool Dates (diced or blended with milk) or Tablespoon of Maple Syrup or 1/4 Cup coconut sugar.


Preheat Oven to 200C

Combine Chia seeds and water and allow to sit.

Mash bananas and add chia seeds, Apple Cider Vinegar and Milk of choice to a bowl and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.

Add all remaining ingredients and mix.

You can either add walnuts & coconut chips in the mix, or sprinkle on top for a golden crunch. 

Cook on 180C for 35-40 minutes until brown on top