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Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The 4th of July is around the corner. It’s a summertime celebration of the 3 F’s—family, fireworks, and food! And, I might add, it’s a time for a bit of indulgence. We can’t be good all year long. When it comes to 4th of July indulgences what could be more American than good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies (with a coconut oil twist, of course). These indulgences are free of trans fats and low in sodium, so bake a batch and pack them for the picnic, barbecue or parade. The aroma alone will make you an instant hit!   Coconut Oil […]

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Coconut Oil Nutrition—A Different Kind of Fat

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Coconut oil is a fat, just like butter, olive oil and canola oil are fats. But not all fats are nutritionally equal. Far from it. And that’s where the real coconut oil nutrition story begins. Coconut oil contains small amounts of iron and vitamins E and K, is rich in antioxidant compounds, provides 117 calories per tablespoon, the same as most other oils, and 13.6 grams of total fat—87% of that is saturated. That’s when eyebrows might be raised. But it’s the type of saturated fat that makes virgin coconut oil stand out from the rest. All fats and oils […]

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