why use coconut oil

Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease, finding desserts that are enjoyable and actually taste good has been quite a challenge. I have been a diehard chocolate fan for years, so when I found out that chocolate cake could be made without flour, I was ecstatic! I turned to my favorite website to find out how to make this delectable dessert and adapted the recipe a little by replacing coconut oil for butter.To use coconut oil in any recipe, simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio. This healthy fat can transform any dish by complimenting both sweet and savory. I personally […]

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Favorite Easter Sunday Recipes

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Easter Sunday is officially around the corner and that means I’m planning away for my cooking festivities! I normally entertain for my family and my fiancé, so this means that lots of food is involved. Over the years I have acquired a lot of favorite recipes, some healthy and some not so healthy, which I wanted to share with you.I’m a big advocate of coconut oil, which I use as a replacement for butter or oil in each recipe. To use this healthy fat, simply swap out any recipe in a 1:1 ratio. Coconut oil is especially great in baked […]

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Healthy Game Day Recipes

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If you’re like me, you’re probably already pre-planning what to make for the big game on Sunday! I personally don’t have too much interest in football, but I sure do love to entertain! Football Sunday’s are a great time to socialize with friends and of course, eat good food! I usually love to indulge in greasy appetizers and sweet desserts, but I have had a few requests to keep food on the healthier side for our upcoming event. I’m actually super excited to be making healthier options so I don’t go overboard with the weight gain on Monday morning. For […]

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