A Favorite Snack: Coconut Butter
A fun part of working for a food co-op is finding interesting new foods to try and new ways of cooking and eating. Our effervescent office manager, Dana, just introduced me to one of her favorite snacks: Artisana Organic Raw Coconut Butter (perhaps this is what keeps her cheerful day after day? ;)
I mentioned before the diversity of diets at our company and Dana is no exception. She must avoid peanut and tree-nut butters but has found that a tablespoon of this creamy, super rich coconut butter helps hit the spot. She'll also toss it into kale smoothies for an added flavor boost. Artisana's site has some other options, too.
Here's what it looks like up close (I'm sitting here now sniffing the jar, which makes me want to sit on a beach in some sunny place:
We'll feature more favorite snacks in the coming weeks. Feel free to share some of yours!