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I Like (Cosmic) Coconuts (10 in 10 – part 1)

October 8, and I’m just getting to post #1 in the 10 in 10 series. For 10 in 10, I’m going to try to blog about 10 new (to me or to the blog) spots during October. To start out post numero uno, hit play on the song below and get started.

Saturday morning, my team had a super cold 10am practice out in East Memphis. While we’re talking about it, how about that crazy cold front that came in like a flash, knocked my power out, and left our front porch about 30 degrees colder, all in about 30 minutes?? Candles, booze, friends, and a delivered dinner makes for a good time, but I digress.

On my way back into town, I hit up Sanderlin, so that I could get some of the pistachio cookies at Muddy’s, and I realized that with the Cosmic Coconut right there, I had a great chance to get this here series started.

I chatted up the nice folks behind the counter for a bit, asking a series of questions to try to get to the bottom of the big list of juices and smoothies on the wall. As I like to do when I go to a new place, I like to ask one question:

“What’s your favorite?”

I got a couple of different answers from them on the juice side of things, but both were unified when it came to their favorite smoothie.

They were both super pumped about the candy elixir. When the weirdest thing on the menu gets such rave reviews, you really don’t have a choice but to try it out, so I did.

Just look at that color! It should now be clear to all of us that beet juice is the alpha dog of the juice game. Doesn’t everything mixed with beets end up red? Ok, on to how good it was. The coconut and banana gave it a great base with some thickness but not too much sweetness. I could taste a little of the beet, but that was as a complementary flavor that rounded the whole thing out.  I was pscyhed to get the veggie benefits of kale and beets along with a super delicious smoothie. Overall, it was really good.

I would definitely get this the next time if I didn’t suspect that the other items on the menu were probably really good too. So, I think next time, I’ll get adventurous again and try something different. Maybe even some wheatgrass…

Wrapping up, I’m giving you my recommendation to hit this place up when you’re in the mood for some juice, a smoothie, or one of their tasty looking sandwiches. To add a little weight to my one-smoothie-review, I will say that I spend a lot of time at Muddy’s, and the folks that I know there are all pretty high on Cosmic Coconut as well. I know I’ll be back. See you there!

-Thomas

You want to go to there:

Cosmic Coconut
5101 Sanderlin Ave. Ste 104 B
Memphis, TN 38117
Hours : Mon – Sat: 8am – 6pm
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