casseroles

Quick and Easy Corn Casserole

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One of my favorite side dishes is corn casserole. Every time I go home, my mom and stepdad make sure they have it at one of our meals! Last time I was home, I decided it was time to learn this recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kelapo Coconut Oil, melted 2 eggs 1 (8.5 ounce) package dry corn bread mix 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 (14.5 ounce) can creamed corn 1 cup sour cream Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9×9 inch baking dish with Kelapo Coconut […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

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I don’t know about you, but I never like the marshmallow gooey sweet potato casserole that seems to creep into every Turkey Day gathering. Here’s a much better option, that would make a great dessert (or decadent side dish, if you must!) I just love the coconut oil/sweet potato combo. You won’t miss the butter, I promise!   Ingredients   3 cups mashed sweet potatoes   1 cup brown sugar   1/3 cup melted Kelapo coconut oil   1 teaspoon vanilla   1/2 cup milk (warmed slightly to room temperature)   2 eggs, lightly beaten   Topping:   1/2 cup […]

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Green Bean Casserole

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Today we are continuing our challenge to incorporate coconut oil into all of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes.  Green bean casserole isn’t one of the healthiest dishes you will eat on Thanksgiving Day, but we attempted to make it a little more healthy by substituting coconut oil for all of the butter.  Plus we made our own french fried onion topping instead of using the store bought kind.   French Fried Onions   3 large onions, sliced into thin rings     2 cups milk     2 cups all-purpose flour     Kelapo coconut oil (for frying)     salt   Directions: Soak the […]

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