how to replace butter with coconut oil

Coconut Oil Honey Butter

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I haven’t used butter in my house in almost over two years. I became introduced to coconut oil as a healthy replacement to butter and have become hooked! Not only is it a healthy alternative but it really enhances the flavors of my food. Instead of my food tasting like butter, the natural flavors of the food are really enhanced by cooking with coconut oil. I must admit that I do miss the taste of butter, especially on my toast in the mornings. This is where a new favorite recipe of mine comes into play; coconut oil honey butter! Ingredients: [...]

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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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Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread

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Only a few more days until Turkey Day! Do you have any special family traditions that you partake in on Thanksgiving? How about Hanukkah traditions? I think it is interesting that Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah are both on the same days this year since it has not happened since 1888. Since there are many festivities happening this coming week I wanted to make a dessert that could be enjoyed for both holidays. This recipe was originally found in Spirit magazine however it has been tweaked to use coconut oil instead of unsalted butter. Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread   [...]

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