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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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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

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True to the season, I wanted to create a festive take on the traditional sugar cookie. Not to mention, coconut oil makes sugar cookies so delicious. Since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, I decided to pull a little inspiration from one of my favorite TV chefs, Sandra Lee, and made it “semi-homemade.” You can of course, go above and beyond and make these cookies from scratch. I started out knowing I wanted to make a pumpkin flavored cookie. Since I do my best thinking while driving, an idea popped into my head – why not replace the egg with […]

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