ELIZABETHRIDER

  HEALTH HABIT Starter KIT           

Answer one quick question and I’ll send it to you instantly.

HOW CAN I HELP You?

GET YOUR

Free!

I want both

I want my own online business

I want healthy recipes & tips

select + click here!

Marketing by

Start your new healthy lifestyle with these free recipes & Tips

You’ll get immediate access to your download with simple shifts you can start today—because every small habit tweak helps.

free download

Back

Start your new healthy lifestyle with these free recipes & Tips

You’ll get immediate access to your download with simple shifts you can start today—because every small habit tweak helps.

free download

Marketing by

Back

Start your new healthy lifestyle with these free recipes & Tips

You’ll get immediate access to your download with simple shifts you can start today—because every small habit tweak helps.

free download

Marketing by

Back

Recipes

2-Ingredient Homemade Coconut Yogurt (Dairy-Free)

Making your own dairy-free yogurt at home is so ridiculously easy it’s making me rethink my entire life.

Why do we overcomplicate things that are so simple?!

All you need is a little probiotic packet, a few cans of coconut milk, an oven with a light and a little bit of patience.

This recipe is:

Healthy, Vegan*, Dairy-Free,
Paleo, Gluten-Free, No-Sugar-Added
Simple-to-Make & Delicious

This homemade coconut yogurt makes a great snack, or you can use it as a substitute for regular yogurt in recipes. I love it in my Healthy Curry Quinoa Salad as a substitute for the Greek Yogurt in the dressing. You’ll love it if you’re trying to cut back on dairy, or just want to try something new. It’s fun to make with kids, too!​​

Homemade Fermented Foods

Fermenting foods at home seems tricky but it’s actually quite simple—you just need to learn the right method.

In this case, we use a little probiotic powder with lactobacillus bacteria to ferment the yogurt because coconut milk won’t just ferment itself.

On the flip side, homemade fermented veggies (like my 2-ingredient homemade sauerkraut) are a little different in that the naturally occurring bacteria on the cabbage will ferment itself when given the right environment (science is fun!).

2-Ingredient Homemade Coconut Yogurt (Dairy-Free)
 
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
 
Yield: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 cans full-fat coconut milk (I use Native Forest), separated
  • 2 grams lactobacillus-containing probiotic powder (I use this one)
Instructions
  1. Start with a clean pint-sized jar.
  2. Scoop out the coconut creme that's separated in the can. To do that, flip the cans of coconut milk over from how they were stored—usually the coconut water and coconut cream will separate with the cream on top. Open the cans and pour off the coconut water. Reserve the coconut water for a smoothie or other recipe.
  3. Combine the coconut cream and probiotic powder in the clean, pint-size mason jar.
  4. Place in the oven, with the oven OFF, but the oven light on for 24 to 36 hours. The probiotics will ferment the coconut cream and turn it into yogurt in the slightly warmed oven. Again, the oven should remain off but the oven light should be on.
  5. After 24 to 36 hours, remove from oven and let sit 10-15 minutes at room temperature to cool off before you taste it.
  6. Taste for tanginess; tanginess indicates that it fermented properly. It will be a little thin and runny because it is warm but will set and thicken as it cools. It will become even thicker in the refrigerator.
  7. Refrigerate after it comes to room temperature (about an hour after you remove from the oven). Let chill in the refrigerator at least two hours before serving to allow it to thicken. It will keep 1 to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
Notes
1. For the coconut cream:
-Use full-fat coconut milk in a can (preferably BPA-free)
-To ensure separation of the coconut water and cream in the can you can refrigerate the can overnight
-If your can of coconut milk doesn't separate you can use one whole can of coconut milk instead of the cream from two cans—your yogurt just won't be as thick.

2. Make sure to use a probiotic powder that contains lactobacillus bacteria.
- *This recipe is vegan if your probiotic is dairy-free. Bacteria is technically alive but all foods, including fruits and vegetables, are full of bacteria—that's the way nature intended it.3. Leave the oven OFF with the light on to slightly heat the oven.
-If your climate is extra cold (e.g. Montana in the middle of winter), preheat the oven for just 5-10 seconds to give it a slight lift of warm air, then turn it off and turn the light on.

 

Watch Me Make Coconut Yogurt on Instagram

Click play to watch the full episode where I teach you how to make this recipe at home.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

Learn how simple it is to make Homemade 2-Ingredient Coconut Yogurt —it’s dairy-free and way easier than you think ❤️

A post shared by Elizabeth Rider (@elizabeth_rider) on

Get the USANA Probiotic

You can purchase the USANA Probiotic I use here. I also put these packets in my smoothies a few times per week, and take one every day when I travel to keep my gut bacteria healthy and immune system up. It’s important to use a high-quality probiotic as the bacteria is sensitive and can die during manufacturing if mishandled.

I only recommend products and brands I personally use and believe in and all opinions are my own. When I make a recommendation, I may receive a referral fee.

Did You Make This Recipe?

If you make it let us know how it turns out in the comments below!

let's be

friends!

join the community of 90,000+ people

Get instant access to your Health Habit Starter Kit, free eBooks, recipes & insider advice directly from Elizabeth each week.

Show / Hide Comments

Add a Comment

  1. Meg

    May 26th, 2019 at 3:20 am

    How would you do this receipe in a yogurt maker machine?

    Thanks

  2. Mary

    May 30th, 2019 at 6:28 am

    I’m wondering if you have thought about Instant Pot recipes. I use mine for yogurt and cottage cheese. My family loves it and I save a ton of money making these foods at home. What I’d like to see are more healthy recipe ideas. I do make many legume dishes from scratch as I do not like canned or processed foods. I’m running out of ideas and web searching doesn’t seem to offer enough heathy ideas. Admittedly I am a beginner with this cooking tool but hope to make the most of it as it does save time. Just a thought!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Don't miss the latest:

3 Healthy Habits You Can Start Today

back to the blog

Vegan Key Lime Pie Mousse Recipe

The Qualitarian Way + How to Implement It

5 Personal Brand Tips + The New Blog Design

The Ultimate Beauty Smoothie Recipe

Extra-Chocolatey Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Featured Posts

natural beauty

tutorials

ultra-healing recipes

EBV SERIES

reader favorites

Best Ever Black Bean Brownie Recipe (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Tea Recipe (a.k.a. How To Make Golden Milk)

Healthy Curry Quinoa Salad Recipe

The Best Homemade Chicken Stock Recipe (aka Bone Broth)

10 Healthy Ways To Use Fresh Mint

The Perfect Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

The Ultimate Beauty Smoothie Recipe

Manuka Honey Face Mask Benefits + How to Do It

Castor Oil Hair Growth Treatment

Longer, Thicker Eyelashes without Extensions

Beauty Avocado Toast With Watermelon Radish & Hemp Seeds

Easy, Natural DIY Beauty Products and Remedies

How to Make a Flax Egg (Vegan Egg Substitute)

Easy 2-Ingredient Healthy Pancake Recipe + Tutorial

How to Make Socca (aka Chickpea Flatbread)

Manuka Honey Face Mask Benefits + How to Do It

How To Make Spaghetti Squash Noodles (Step-By-Step Tutorial)

How To Save A Smoothie For Later

Healing from Reactivated Epstein-Barr: Update

My Epstein-Barr Natural Treatment & Healing Protocol

How to Get Tested for Reactivated Epstein-Barr (EBV)

Is It Epstein-Barr Virus Reactivation?

Vegan Key Lime Pie Mousse Recipe

The Ultimate Beauty Smoothie Recipe

10 Hearty Soup Recipes with Extra Health Benefits

Lemony Chicken Quinoa Soup With Homemade Bone Broth

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Tea Recipe (a.k.a. How To Make Golden Milk)

Healing Butternut Squash & Carrot Curry Soup

I’m Elizabeth

meet the blogger

Instead of prescribing what I think you should do, I help you find what works for you.

Start HERe

A health expert, author, and creative entrepreneur

The ultimate guide to holistic health with practical and inspiring guidance on every element of well-being. 

Gabby Bernstein, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of The Universe Has Your Back 

Every woman should get this book. Elizabeth has cracked the lifestyle and diet code in a way that will work for anyone, including you! 

Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author 

Elizabeth delivers a clear, compassionate, actionable plan that will serve you for life.

Marie Forleo, author of Everything Is Figureoutable

The Health Habit can help anyone create healthier, realistic  habits for lasting results. It's the best health + lifestyle book I've read in a long time!

Sue Ward, MS CNS, Director of Nutrition at Sanoviv Medical Institute

Getting 

join over 90,000 people

Because healthy living doesn’t have to feel like The Hunger Games. You'll get my:

Every week

healthier

- free-books
- weekly inspiration
- exclusive extras you won't wanna miss

happier

fulfilled

Best Ever Black Bean Brownie Recipe (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Tea Recipe (a.k.a. How To Make Golden Milk)

Healthy Curry Quinoa Salad Recipe

The Best Homemade Chicken Stock Recipe (aka Bone Broth)

10 Healthy Ways To Use Fresh Mint

The Perfect Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

How To Save A Smoothie For Later

Superfood Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Recipe

Easy Lentil Soup Recipe

Easy Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe

Nix Healthy Habit Mistakes 

You’ll get immediate access to your download with simple shifts you can start today—because every small habit tweak helps.

CLOSE

Marketing by