Coconut Greens

December 1, 2018

Coconut Greens

Quick healthy recipes make healthy choices a whole lot easier so you can say hello to Coconut Greens. A firm fixture on my menu, coconut Greens is easy to prepare and take minimal cooking time. They are also loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre.

Coconut greens

Coconut Greens – Key Nutrients


  • This recipe contains nearly 8 grams fibre, which is approximately 30% of the recommended daily intake for females and just a bit less for the recommended intake for males.
  • Fibre is a key component to weight management and increased fibre intake can help achieve a healthy body weight through increased satiety. This sense of fullness helps to reduce the overall intake of calories,

Coconut Greens

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person


  • 125 g broccoli (or approx 5 florets)
  • 40 g kale (or a big handful)
  • 25 g spinach (or a big handful)
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut flakes


  • Wash and chop broccoli.
  • Head a frying pan and add a little water to the bottom of the pan with the chopped broccoli. Cover with a lid and lightly steam until water has evaporated.
  • Whilst the broccoli is steaming in the frying pan wash and chop the kale. Remove kale from the stem and chop.
  • Once the broccoli has slightly softened and the water has evaporated, add 1 tbsp coconut oil and add the kale.
  • When the kale is starting to soften, add the spinach and pumpkin seeds and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  • Your greens are ready to be served.
  • I would love your feedback and comments below on this recipe and don't forget to tag me in your photos @amysavagenutrition



Don't waste time weighing your greens, just grab big handfuls.

Find your Ingredients  

Greens - fruit & veg aisle
Coconut flakes - baking or health food aisle
Coconut oil - health food aisle or cooking oils
All ingredients are available in major supermarkets Woolworths or Coles.

Course Sides

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If you like this recipe you might like to try these easy healthy side dishes;

For a more detailed understanding of the daily recommended intake of Fibre, have a read of the Australian Government Guidelines here.


Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for consultations online and in Sydney CBD. Email for further details. 

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