100 days of real food

How to Cut out Processed Foods

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As I’m growing older and learning more about health and nutrition, I’ve been making an effort to eat more wholesome, real foods and try to keep away from anything that is processed. Processed foods can be split up into two categories: foods that are mechanically processed and foods that are chemically processed. According to Kris Gunnars from Authority Nutrition, a real food can still be packaged, as long as no chemicals have been added in the process. Lisa Leake, blogger from 100 Days of Real Food, has made it her mission to consume wholesome foods, putting the stamp of approval […]

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Coconut Oil is 100 Days of Real Food Approved

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It’s no secret we’re coconuts for coconut oil. Not only is it a delicious substitute for butter when you’re cooking and baking, it’s also a healthy fat for a balanced diet. Because it’s a real – meaning no processed or hydrogenation here – food, 100 Days of Real Food blogger, Lisa Leake, is using coconut oil in her own kitchen! And if the master of eating real, wholesome ingredients puts her stamp on extra virgin coconut oil, you know it’s the right choice for your own family. We picked out a few of our favorite coconut oil recipes from her […]

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How to Replace Butter with Coconut Oil

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Hello everyone, with the holiday season coming up I know a lot of you are going to be doing quite a bit of extra baking. One of the best things you can do when baking is replace butter in any of your recipes with Kelapo Coconut Oil. When substituting coconut oil for butter one of the most important things to remember is that you need to get the coconut oil to the same consistency that the recipe calls for the butter to be whether it is solid, liquefied, or softened. Here are some simple tips for adjusting the consistency of your coconut oil: […]

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