Coconut yogurt

   I used to be addicted to dairy. It was a shining star in all my meals. Yogurt, cheese, milk you named it… I could imagine my life without any of this products. So the biggest challenge for me when I first tried to go vegan was to say no to my beloved yogurt and fresh cheese.I was not ready and not educated very well about vegan lifestyle, so it was a bit of a struggle. I was dreaming about mouthful of creamy deliciousness on the beginning. 

   Here I think I should mention as well that my first went vegan because of my religion, I haven’t pan to embrace this lifestyle therefore haven’t done much research.

coconut yogurt

    As I am originally from Russia, I am an orthodox as a majority of population. And always wanted to try great fasting that followed by Easter but been intimidated for a long time. But that specific time frame when I decided try it just felt so right so I just went for it. And this was one of the best decisions of my life. Yes it was tough, but just because I didn’t have much knowledge. And I felt so much better after seven weeks were up both physically and emotionally. And funny thing is that my vegan challenge was over so I could buy my yogurt again and I did… I tried it and left it in the fridge. I was done with dairy..


    And 2 years later I don’t miss it. What i miss sometimes is mouthful of light and creamy deliciousness. This way all this time I was experimenting with creating good for you non dairy yogurt full of gut friendly probiotics. And it’s finally here. I love it much more then I used to any store-bought yogurt back on the days.


Coconut yogurt


  • 30 gr of coconut flakes or cashews
  • 3/4 teaspoon of agar agar powder
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut nectar or sweeter of your choice
  • 500 gr of water
  • 1 capsule of strong probiotics


  1. First of all you need to was your blender with warm soapy water very well so we grow just healthy bacterias and if you don't have very powerful blender I recommend soaking your cashews or coconut for about 2 hours.
  2. Then combine agar agar and 200 gr of water in a saucepan and bring to the boil, reduce the heat to medium and leave to boil for further 5 minutes. After time is up turn off the heat and let it cool till the room temperature
  3. Meanwhile combine coconut or cashews with sweeter probiotic and remaining 300 gr of water in the blender and blend till completely smooth.
  4. When water with agar agar is cool enough combine it with your main mixture.
  5. Cover with a lid and tea towel and let it sit overnight in warm place.
  6. On the morning it should smell and look like yogurt and tastes pleasantly sour. Small bubbles can form on top its perfectly normal.
  7. Leave on the fridge to set and then just stir before enjoying.

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