coconut oil recipes

Top Holiday Pie Recipes

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Now that we are nearing the end of October, I’m slowly starting to get into the Holiday baking mood. One dessert that I tend to wait for until the end of the year is homemade pie – YUM! To me, there’s nothing better than putting your creative mind to work of sculpting the perfect homemade pie. The possibilities are endless when it comes to crust and filling choices, so this is one dessert that I never get bored with making.Last year, I switched up some of my baking techniques and primarily use coconut oil as a substitute for butter or […]

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Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

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Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast items to make and I have been enjoying whipping up various creations over the past few weekends. Since it is important to have a balanced breakfast with protein and complex carbohydrates, I tried adding protein powder into my most recent pancake recipe and this turned out delicious!In addition to protein and carbohydrates, I like to incorporate healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my breakfast for added nutrition and energy. To reap the natural health benefits of coconut oil, it’s important to remember to choose an unrefined coconut oil.Since I have Celiac Disease, […]

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Healthy Homemade Burrito Bowl

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Mexican food has been a craving of mine during pregnancy, but eating out at chain restaurants can definitely add up quick – both calorie and sodium wise. For any Mexican cravings, I turned to making my own healthy burrito bowls at home in order to cut the calories of chain Mexican restaurants.The best part about making these Mexican inspired dishes at home is that you can use your imagination and incorporate any type of protein, rice, beans, and toppings that you desire.To make sure I’m getting my serving of healthy fats, I used a little coconut oil when sautéing my […]

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