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The Tropical Addition to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
If you aren't already adding sweetened, shredded coconut to muffins, banana bread or pancakes, definitely put it on your to-do list to add a little taste of the tropics to ho-hum breakfasts and snacks. The best part of buying a bag of the stuff? All the creative uses you'll find for it. Toss a few spoonfuls into a stir-fry, or even a bowl of rice, for an exotic flavor and a light crunch. Or spread a thin layer on an almond-butter sandwich for what might become your new favorite flavor combination. And if you're up for an Indian-inspired spin on the classic green-bean salad, fold in a handful of shredded coconut; you'll be stunned at how well they go together.