No more boring salads! This crunchy salad topper combines a few of my favorite toppings like coconut and a little honey to stick things together!
Being a food blogger by night goes something like this, you’re out at a restaurant, or trying a new food at the store. You take a bite and you LOVE it, it’s perfectly spicy/sweet/warm/chewy etc. Then you think to yourself, could I make this at home?
I’ve got to tell you so many of my favorite recipes start at that moment. Out whips the phone and all the flavors/textures/colors I can get are noted down. I think this really stretches me as a home cook to think outside of the box and try new ingredients.
That is exactly how this recipe started.
Have you guys ever heard of Dang Toasted Coconut Chips? I was at Whole Foods and I grabbed a bag of these and a bag of toasted pecans for a salad I was bringing to a friend. It was a match made in heaven, but the price tag was not ideal. Being the DIY cook I am I set out to make these myself. I will say they turned out amazing and I think your going to want to fire up the stove for this recipe ASAP!
Helpful Equipment- Non-stick cookie sheet liner –>Where to get one A note about ingredients- I like to use grassfed butter- Kerrygold brand. If you would prefer to use another fat, lard, Ghee etc go for it! As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 52
Helpful Equipment- Non-stick cookie sheet liner –>Where to get one
A note about ingredients- I like to use grassfed butter- Kerrygold brand. If you would prefer to use another fat, lard, Ghee etc go for it!
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
The second is using one of these plunger guys. If you do a lot of cooking/baking I think its worth 12 bucks. This is the exact one I have –>OXO Good Grips Measuring Cup for Sticky Stuff, 2 Cup
For both methods I measure the honey before I start the cooking process. Especially for this recipe as you can’t let the nuts burn waiting for your drizzle of honey to be added!
Enjoy this crunchy, nutrient dense salad topping!
P.S. This topping would be great on my easy cranberry salad!
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