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COCONUT AMINOS is made from the fermented sap of coconut palm (with a bit of salt thrown in for good measure).
WHAT IS COCONUT AMINOS?
NOPE, it does not taste like coconut! Somewhere between soy sauce and Worcestershire. - milder and sweeter than soy - vinegar-y tang that’s closer to Worcestershire.
WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
It can certainly be called healthier. It’s perfect for people with certain dietary restrictions: - No MSG - No Soy - No Sugar - Whole30 and Paleo - Gluten and Grain Free - Vegan and Plant Based
IS COCONUT AMINOS HEALTHY?
Use as an all purpose seasoning...
...or in marinades for an umami punch.
Use as a 1:1 substitute for soy sauce...
...or Worcestershire sauce.
- Less salty in flavor and sodium content. – It fits many diets - Free from gluten, grain, soy, wheat, and MSG. - Great for Paleo and Whole30 - Vegan and Plant based
COCONUT AMINOS PROS
– It's more expensive – It’s slightly higher in carbohydrates – While lower in sodium, it’s not “healthy” in the traditional sense as there are no vitamins and nutrients.
COCONUT AMINOS CONS
Using coconut aminos is largely based on personal preference and dietary needs. Use sparingly, as you would any other condiment.
- In most groceries stores - look in the health food aisle. - From online retailers like Thrive Market and Amazon. Always check labels and look for a brand with no added sugar. We like Bragg and Coconut Secret.
WHERE TO BUY COCONUT AMINOS