how to cook with coconut oil

Building A Relationship With Food – The Importance Of Learning To Cook

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Cooking with coconut oil is something which delights us and our many readers – that’s why we work tirelessly to bring you new recipes to try with your favorite ingredient! However, there’s a lot more to cooking with coconut oil than simply enjoying yourself and creating delicious foods. Cooking is an oft-neglected skill [1] in the modern world, but one which we could seriously do with reviving. Remember that when cooking or baking with coconut oil, simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio for any recipe that calls for butter or oil. Here are just a few reasons to grab […]

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Top Coconut Oil Uses of 2014

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Reflecting on 2014, I have found so many uses for coconut oil that I always try to share with all my family and friends. For those of you who are not familiar with coconut oil, it’s used as a replacement for butter or oil in a 1:1 ratio when cooking and baking. Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides, the most recognizable of them being lauric acid. Just like coconut oil, lauric acid is also found in breast milk. Rich in antioxidants, lauric acid and other medium chain triglycerides may help the body absorb important nutrients and minerals, as well as […]

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Preserving Fresh Herbs

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Whenever I am in the grocery store I always see the variety of fresh herbs and think wow I would love to buy those. Well, I never do because I feel like the herbs will go bad before I am actually able to use the full amount in the package. I have previously stated that I enjoy cooking, I find it relaxing, so I really like trying new recipes in the kitchen. I recently discovered a way to be able to use a household staple, coconut oil, and fresh herbs for some of my favorite cooking dishes. The idea is […]

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