coconut oil butter replacement

Frozen Popcorn

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There’s so much buzz around the new Disney movie Frozen. Since its release on Tuesday, it’s done literally BILLIONS of dollars in sales! So if you’re snuggling up this weekend for a family movie night, here’s a treat just for you! This popcorn is made a little healthier by ditching the butter for coconut oil, and swapping out the corn syrup for coconut sugar and water. Plus, I love popcorn popped in coconut oil. It’s so tasty – and good for you! Ingredients: 6 cups popcorn 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp coconut oil, separated 1 small package Jello 3oz size, […]

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Vegan Tagalong Cookies

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I love Girl Scout cookies. My family used to hoard them in the freezer until we could buy them again. This year, I missed the window to buy them, so I hit up Pinterest and found this recipe for homemade Tagalongs (my favorite!). And in my quest to try to make things just a little bit healthier – I opted to make them vegan. To my surprise, some Tagalongs ARE vegan straight from the box. For a list of other vegan Girl Scout Cookies, look here. Of course, I also used coconut oil to replace the butter. This will keep […]

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Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread

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Only a few more days until Turkey Day! Do you have any special family traditions that you partake in on Thanksgiving? How about Hanukkah traditions? I think it is interesting that Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah are both on the same days this year since it has not happened since 1888. Since there are many festivities happening this coming week I wanted to make a dessert that could be enjoyed for both holidays. This recipe was originally found in Spirit magazine however it has been tweaked to use coconut oil instead of unsalted butter. Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread   […]

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