EASY Homemade Coconut Moisturizer

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Now you might not think that skin moisturizer falls into the food category…but this one does!  And it is the most hydrating, nourishing oil you could ever find – let alone make.  Using pure coconut oil and a powerful kitchen mixer, this is your best shield against the harsh elements      of the seasons.

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Coconut Cream Pie ala Cafe Gratitude

I had to wait a few days to let the chocolate dissipate from my veins, but now I’m ready to launch into my next favorite indulgence: coconut cream pie!  I hope this is one of your resolutions this year…because no one should deprive themselves of such a decadent health food.  That’s right: it’s good for you.

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Coconut is a Healthy Fat

There, I said it.  And I feel so much better.  Not just because I said it, but because I eat it…and often.   I haven’t gained a pound or lost an ounce of energy in the process.  I eat it in all forms – raw, oil, milk, shredded.  In case you hadn’t already figured it out, just ask my classmates how loco I am about coco.

How did this luscious fruit get such a bad (and dare I say, undeserved) rap? For years we have heard the ‘experts’ make claims that fat makes you fat, canola is the healthiest cooking oil, and coconut is a bad fat which promotes heart disease. Actually, none of these widely accepted ‘truths’ are in fact true.  But don’t just take my word for it…here are more experts as to the reasons why: Click to continue reading »