Top 5 Recipes from November

Our Instagram community have created refreshing recipes that will help you celebrate summer’s tropical flavours! Whether you’re after a multicoloured nice cream, a superfood smoothie bowl, or a fruit salad with a twist – check out our Top 5 Recipes from November to try something new!

As a thank you for sharing their #cocobellarecipe, each recipe creator for November will receive a month’s worth of Cocobella – perfect for continuing the creativity in the kitchen.


@parry_foodie – Strawberry Kale Nice Cream

These two flavours bring out the best in each other, and bring out the best in you with their nutrients and minerals!



Time: 15 mins

Serves: 2



Strawberry Nice Cream –
1/2 frozen pink dragon fruit
1/2 cup strawberries
1 banana
1/4 cup Cocobella Straight Up coconut water

Kale Nice Cream –
Handful of kale
2 frozen bananas
1 tsp blue spirulina
1/4 cup Cocobella Straight Up coconut water



  1. Blend Strawberry Nice Cream ingredients in a blender until smooth and creamy, and divide equally between jars.
  2. Rinse blender and repeat with Kale Nice Cream. Once smooth, pour on top of the Strawberry layer.


@food_creations_by_sandy – Watermelon Fruit Cake

Enjoy the best summer fruits with this fun take on fruit salad.



Time: 15 mins

Serves: 2


6 triangle slices of watermelon
500g Cocobella Natural coconut yoghurt
Handful shredded coconut
Few sprigs of fresh mint
Fresh rockmelon, strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, and mango cut into pieces
1/3 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon passionfruit pulp



1. Arrange the slices of watermelon on a plate and dollop the coconut yoghurt on each slice.

2. Top with the fresh fruit, and garnish with shredded coconut and mint leaves. Serve chilled, and enjoy!


@eb.fiitness – Protein Carrot Cake Muffins

Get a protein hit the tasty way with these gluten free, dairy free muffins.



Time: 40 mins

Serves: 14 muffins



Muffins –

2 cups gluten free flour
2 serves vanilla protein powder
2 cups grated carrot
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs or egg alternatives
2 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup Cocobella Natural coconut yoghurt
2 tbsp melted coconut oil
1/2 cup almond milk
Optional: raisins and walnuts

Frosting –

4 tbsp Cocobella Natural coconut yoghurt
3 drops of vanilla stevia
1 tsp maple syrup
1/2 tbsp melted coconut oil
Walnuts for decorating



  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees fan-forced.
  2. Add all the dry ingredients to a bowl and combine.
  3. Add in the remaining wet ingredients and combine everything until a thick batter forms.
  4. Stir in raisins and walnuts if using.
  5. Spoon mixture into 14 muffin pans.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until skewer comes out clean.
  7. Allow to completely cool before frosting.
  8. To make the frosting, simply mix all the ingredients together and smear onto cooled muffins. Top with walnuts if using.


@nourishedbysmoothiebowl – Pink Pitaya Smoothie Bowl

Nourish yourself with superfood, pink pitaya, in this creamy smoothie bowl!


Time: 10 mins

Serves: 1


2 frozen bananas
1/2 cup frozen mango
I tbs protein powder
1/2 cup Cocobella Straight Up coconut water
1 tbs pink pitaya powder

To garnish –

1 banana, sliced

1 teaspoon coconut flakes

1/2 teaspoon rice puffs



1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

2. Top with banana, coconut flakes, and rice puffs. Enjoy!


@jessicaanneh – Mango Coconut Smoothie
The tropical fruits and superfood toppings in this smoothie bowl will have your body and brain feeling its best.


Time: 10 mins

Serves: 1

1/2 cup fresh mango
1 frozen banana
1/3 cup frozen pineapple
1/3 Cocobella Straight Up coconut water


To serve –

Fresh mango
Coconut flakes
Puffed Quinoa
Hemp seeds


1. Blend all smoothie ingredients in a blender, until smooth and creamy.
2. Pour into a coconut bowl
3. Add your toppings, enjoy!


Are you getting busy in the kitchen with Cocobella? Don’t forget to tag @purecocobella and #cocobellarecipe. We love seeing what you’re up to!

For more Cocobella recipe inspiration, check out last month’s Top 5 Recipes here.


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