Fresh coconut water
Once i got settled, i headed to the streets to look around and the first thing i noticed was
Fresh coconut is really popular in Ghana. I could count at least 3 fresh coconut vendors in the vicinity I stayed in. They sold the coconuts in Trolleys and once in a while people would stop by the trolley to buy 1 or 2 coconuts. All the coconut vendor had to do was to slice off the top part of the coconut with a machete to make a hole where you could drink the water easily.
No added sweeteners, preservatives or flavorings, just purely natural. This is what I call drinking healthy away from home. The unique thing about it is, it’s usually packed to the brim with coconut juice/water and the coconut flesh is so soft, you could actually swallow it in one gulp. Coconut water and juice basically refers to the same thing which is the semi clear liquid found in young coconuts. The juice of the coconut is fat free and low in calories (1 cup contains 50 calories) unlike coconut milk which is high in saturated fats (1 cup contains 550 calories). It’s usually sold for 1cedi. The bottom line is, coconut juice is totally awesome!!!
|Soft coconut flesh/meat|
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