cooking with coconut oil

Collard Wrap Boar Burger

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A thick meat patty, oozing with juiciness, topped with crispy lettuce, a tomato slice, chunky guacamole, ketchup and maybe a tiny bit of mustard, finished off with a few slices of pungent dill pickles… All smothered by two fluffy sesame seed sprinkled buns.I bet I have all of you officially yearning for a gluttonous fast food burger, right? Good, because that was exactly my intent. However, before you grab your wallet and head to the closest drive-thru, you may want to read what I actually mean when I say “fast food burger”.Fast food burgers can easily be prepared in the […]

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Spinach and Feta Breakfast Egg Muffins

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With the Holidays around the corner, it’s time to discuss what should be the #1 ingredient in your pantry – coconut oil. Coconut oil is a great replacement for butter or oil when cooking and baking. My personal favorite is substituting it when making baked goods – your cookies and cakes will never be dry or dense again! Today I wanted to share a recipe for individual egg muffins that I made over Thanksgiving and were a hit! I love love love this recipe because it’s super simple to make and quick. These egg muffins can be made with any […]

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Top 5 Evidence Based Weight Loss Tips

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With the New Year underway, many of us are putting our will power and resolutions to the test. Diet and weight loss may be number one on your list of goals for 2015 and if so, make sure that you’re doing this the healthy way. Years ago when I first started trying to lose weight and do “crash diets,” I would end up hungry, tired, and eventually hitting a plateau. After doing my own research, I learned that going to almost zero carbohydrates, taking out all healthy fats from my diet, and spending hours on exercise was not the way […]

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