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The Best Baking Secret

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I wish I was exaggerating the amount of times I tell people that my all-time favorite use for coconut oil is in baked goods. If you haven’t tried baking with coconut oil then let me tell you – you’re missing out! Coconut oil is a healthy fat which can be substituted in cooking or baking for butter or oil in any recipe. From my baking experience in the past, I would run into issues of cakes being dry, hard cookies that would crumble and breads just didn’t have the texture I wanted. Using coconut oil in my baked goods has […]

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The Daily Meal Top EVCO Uses

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I’m always looking for new recipes or restaurants to try out for my family. I recently discovered a great site, The Daily Meal, which is a website that is basically all things food and drink. Whether you’re looking for a recipe or going to a new city and need to find a great restaurant, this site should be your go-to! In doing some browsing around, I discovered that they had a post on 50 unsuspected uses for coconut oil. I began reading it and obviously found some great unique uses; I even found some new ones that I had never […]

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Gluten-Free Halloween Cookies

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I look forward to the fall season every year and all the activities you get to do during the season! My son is at the age where he is very interested in helping me with tasks so we decided to make Gluten-Free Sugar cookies. As an added bonus Aidan and I decorated them with a Halloween theme! Here is my recipe for the cookies: Ingredients: 1 cup icing sugar (confectioners sugar)  1/2 cup brown or white sugar  2 eggs  1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil 3tsp almond extract Directions:  Mix on high until combined.  Add: 2 1/2 cups grocery store […]

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