coconut oil and pets

Top Coconut Oil Uses for 2015

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Now that the year is coming to an end, I wanted to take a moment to recap our most viewed coconut oil uses for 2015. If you’re not familiar with this healthy fat then it’s definitely a must-try! Coconut oil is a plant based saturated fat, which is generally used as a replacement for butter or oil when cooking and baking. When using coconut oil in a recipe, you simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio. Example – ½ cup of butter would be substituted for ½ cup coconut oil. Coconut oil is also absorbed differently than butter or olive […]

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Top Coconut Oil Uses of 2014

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Reflecting on 2014, I have found so many uses for coconut oil that I always try to share with all my family and friends. For those of you who are not familiar with coconut oil, it’s used as a replacement for butter or oil in a 1:1 ratio when cooking and baking. Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides, the most recognizable of them being lauric acid. Just like coconut oil, lauric acid is also found in breast milk. Rich in antioxidants, lauric acid and other medium chain triglycerides may help the body absorb important nutrients and minerals, as well as […]

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Frozen Peanut Butter Pupsicles

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We all love our dogs, even between their sloppy kisses right smack dab in the middle of your face. With summer coming up we need to remember that they need to keep cool too! Although, they pant and drink lots of fluids to keep themselves hydrated it’s always nice to get a special treat every now and than. I discovered a recipe for a peanut butter “pupsicle” that would be the perfect treat for all dogs and would be even better with coconut oil in it! Ingredients: 1 medium-sized banana; mashed 1 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter […]

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