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Top 5 Coconut Oil Recipes of 2012

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As the year is coming to an end, we wanted to take a look back at the top 5 recipes that were the most popular on our blog throughout 2012. Remember, to incorporate coconut oil into your cooking, simply replace butter or oil in a 1:1 ratio with coconut oil. An example would be replacing ½ cup of butter for ½ cup coconut oil. Here are the top 5 recipes that readers loved the most: 1. Homemade Dog Treats These homemade dog treats will make a great holiday gift for your pup! 2. Homemade Hibachi Chicken, Veggies, Noodles, and Yummy […]

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Susan Dopart’s Coconut Almond Chicken

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Spice up your Energy with Coconut Almond Chicken Let’s face it.  Chicken and broccoli can get pretty boring.  I wanted to create a new way to spice up chicken that was tasty, crunchy and versatile.  What resulted was a chicken you can eat hot or cold with vegetables or cut-up in a salad. The coconut oil provides the healthy fat MCT oil, which contains lauric acid, which boosts immunity.  The almonds provide monounsaturated fats, fiber and crunch.  Curry is an anti-inflammatory spice.  Add the chicken and you’ve got a recipe packed with protein, anti-inflammatory action and nutrients. Double the recipe […]

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Susan Dopart’s Break into Spring with Coconut Balsamic Dressing

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It’s time to break away from the usual oil and vinegar dressing.  Since coconut oil contains nutritional properties that assist in increasing the immune system, it can boost both health and satiety. Spring is in the air, which means we’re all thinking about summer attire and lighter foods and salads.  What better way to kick off spring break than to create a zesty salad dressing that is not only delicious, but also easy to make at a moment’s notice.  Why use bottled dressing when you can make a healthier, tastier version in less than a minute?  Most high quality balsamic […]

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