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Okanagan Cherry Coconut Yogurt

Finding a good vegan yogurt is no small feat! So, my cousin Tori from Fraiche Nutrition decided to roll up her sleeves and figure out how to make it from scratch!! After a couple of (failed ?) attempts, the simplest recipe (modeled after the one from Minimalist Baker) was a WINNER!! I can’t WAIT for Tori to share this with you so I’m going to let her take it from here!!

Jillian Harris Cherry Coconut Yogurt Jillian Harris Cherry Coconut Yogurt

Hi everyone!! Tori here! This no-fuss method requires 1 step and 2 ingredients: our kind of recipe! Since it’s cherry season here we gave it an Okanagan twist and created a vegan cherry yogurt that is rich and creamy and so so yummy! If you like a sweeter yogurt simply stir in the maple syrup (to taste) as indicated in the recipe.

A couple of things: we used the Genuine Health 50 billion probiotic which is available both in Canada and the US. As far as coconut milk is concerned, make sure you get a premium brand: we used Thai Kitchen Premium Organic Coconut Milk. We tried it with another brand that wasn’t as thick and it didn’t work. Also, rumour has it that probiotics don’t like metal so we stirred it with the end of a wooden spoon just in case lol. If you don’t have cheesecloth just use a paper towel. I think that’s it! Would love to hear what you think if you give it a whirl!

Jillian Harris Cherry Coconut Yogurt

Jillian Harris Cherry Coconut Yogurt

There you have it, everyone!!! I hope you enjoy this delicious little treat!!



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  1. Making this ASAP! Sounds simple enough to make the yogurt BUT how on earth do you pit 1 1/2 cups of cherries. Pitting a few a day for my two year old seems like a messy chore! Please tell me you have a trick.

  2. I love that you prefer vegan and organic – but I hope you call for organic cherries. I f not the pesticide residue is HUGE on cherries. Please let us know which Okanagan cherry farms are organic that you support – otherwise, this recipe looks great but would be loaded with pesticides.

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