Aside from using coconut oil as a basic cooking oil for all different types of stovetop cooking methods, this oil is also suitable for baking. Coconut oil can be used in two main ways for baking: as a natural non-sticking agent, and as a baking fat (such as shortening, butter, and other oils).
Coconut oil makes fantastic homemade chocolate. With just a few extra ingredients, coconut oil will morph into an impressively smooth, rich dark chocolate.
Snacking is something nearly everyone does and likes to do. It’s fun, easy, and can give you that extra mood lift or energy boost when you need it in the middle of the day. Unfortunately, mindless snacking can also lead to a lot of unhealthy habits such as feeding a sugar addiction. The body often craves foods and drinks that will boost energy and sugar is usually the most readily available source. Perhaps the best alternative you should be reaching for, instead of something loaded with processed sugary carbs, is coconut oil. Coconut oil is incredibly easy to work with, versatile, and can (and will) boost your energy, mood, and health the more you eat it and continue eating it in place of less healthy junk food snacks.
Getting more coconut oil into your regular meals and drinks can be a bit challenging to those new to the product, but it’s actually a lot easier than you’d think. Learn how to add coconut oil to your hot and cold drinks.
Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils with this easy recipe!
Making your own coconut oil body butters at home is easier than you might think. You can customize them to suit your own preferences by varying the essential oils you use.
When you need a quick and healthy “treat”, no-bake coconut oil bark recipes can provide the perfect solution!
Pumpkin season is here and there is no shortage of delicious recipes! All of these recipes use coconut in some fashion, whether it be coconut oil, shredded coconut, coconut cream concentrate, coconut milk, or coconut flour.
Most commercial sunscreens contain a wide variety of toxic ingredients. Make your own sunscreen at home using safe oils, including coconut oil.