cooking with coconut oil

Peanut Butter Blossoms

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Every year, when the holidays come around, I always get a hankering to bake! Whether it’s cookies, muffins or savory dishes, I always want to make it all. My favorite cookie of all time are peanut butter blossoms, how can you go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate? I’m not a fan of butter when baking because I feel like it makes your cookies or muffins taste buttery, I like for my baked goods to taste like the flavor I intend for them to taste like. I replace butter with coconut oil in a 1 to 1 ratio and am […]

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Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole

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I love the holidays because you get to enjoy dishes that aren’t so popular all year ’round. I have recently gotten on this sweet potatoe craze, I love it in an egg scramble, sweet potato fries, anything with this delicious veggie and I’m all over it! It is packed with nutritous vitamins so I don’t feel guilty for wanting it ALL THE TIME. We recntly had our company’s Thanksgiving pot luck and I was on the search for finding something delicious to bring. I had a lack of a stove at work so I want something I could easily make […]

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Vegan Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup

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I can’t believe it’s November. We finally had our first real cool night, so that is making it a little more believable that it’s not summer anymore… but this year is just flying by! I’m okay with that if it means more pumpkin in my life. I like sweet pumpkin treats, but I like savory even more and my Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup is amazingly easy to make and not at all sweet… but it’s still a treat! My mom has been making her famous pumpkin soup for years and we look forward to enjoying it each year. This year […]

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