coconut oil recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies 

pumpkin oatmeal cookies made with kelapo coconut oil

It’s fall season! Time to bring back the pumpkin spice! This pumpkin oatmeal cookie recipe is fun to make with the family in town. Using oats along with flour makes it a healthier alternative then your store-bought cookie mix. The Kelapo coconut oil also adds a more sweet flavor than your traditional vegetable or canola oil. Enjoy with the family by the fireplace and a cold glass of milk!   Ingredients: Kelapo Coconut Oil (½ cup) White Whole Wheat Flour (1 cup and 2 tablespoons) Old-Fashion Rolled Oats (¾ cup) Baking Soda (½ teaspoon) Pumpkin Pie Spice (1 teaspoon) Ground Cinnamon (1 teaspoon) Kosher Salt (½ teaspoon) Coconut Sugar OR Light Brown Sugar (½ cup packed*) 1 Large Egg Yolk Pure Pumpkin […]

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Healthy McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets

Growing up, chicken nuggets from McDonalds were my all-time favorite food. There was nothing better to me than those pieces of crispy fried goodness. Now that I’m older and have learned about the facts of nutrition, I had a big realization on how many calories I would actually consume from that single meal. According to their website, a 4 piece nugget contains 190 calories, 12 grams of fat, 25mg of cholesterol, and 360 mg of sodium. Now thinking back on portion size, I would consume 8 to 12 of these nuggets! WOW. Needless to say, I haven’t had a chicken […]

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Charred Red Onion and Fennel Salad

Spring time is just about here and I am already preparing dishes that are perfect for this season, especially for a barbeque.  I feel like I managed to put all of my favorite ingredients into this one salad like the fennel, balsamic, spicy mustard, kale and healthy Kelapo coconut oil!  The combination is fantastic, and with the smoky char on the onions, there is so much flavor for the raw kale.  Using the coconut oil is perfect because it can stand up to the high heat when browning the onions and fennel, and since the flavor is so subtle, it […]

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