Archive for the Coconut Oil Category

Coconut Oil roasted Asparagus

Coconut Oil roasted Asparagus

Asparagus roasted in Coconut Oil I’m obsessed with Coconut Oil.  I ran out of Brussel Sprouts and had some asparagus left over in the fridge.  These are very interesting.  My favorite is when the asparagus turns a little dark and crispy.  Not that you should read anything into that …  Coconut Oil is amazing and it’s really good for you – it’s making a comeback in all the healthy food circles. I decided to try it with the Asparagus.  The results?  A slightly nutty flavor and a snappy crunch.  Serves: 4 […]

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Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

I’m always on the look out for natural things I can use in my beauty routine rather than something full of chemicals.  On a dare, I quit conditioning my hair absolutely positive that I would hate it and come roaring back.  That didn’t happen and I was shocked by the results.  Instead, life without daily conditioner leaves my hair thicker and surprisingly less greasy.  But my hair gets dry, even with the Seattle rain, and I need to condition at least once a week.  Instead of using a store bought conditioner, I use […]

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Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes roasted in Coconut Oil Every year for Christmas there is a bowl full of sweet potatoes doused in marshmallows and brown sugar.  It does nothing for me.  I’ve heard people expound the greatness of sweet potatoes and wondered what they were talking about, until I found this recipe on the NYT online version for roasting Sweet Potatoes in Coconut Oil.  This girl, just went to sweet potato heaven and poor Russets are staying at the grocery store.  I’ve changed the […]

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Brussel Sprouts Roasted in Coconut Oil

Brussel Sprouts Roasted in Coconut Oil

Brussel Sprouts Roasted in Coconut Oil Every two weeks, a box of fresh, local, and organic vegetables arrives on my doorstep from Full Circle Farms.  Inside, I found Brussels Sprouts.  I’ve always thought they were disgusting.  Boiled, they taste like glue.  Bill on the other hand, lets his southern roots shine with his love of sprouts.  So began my quest to find a way to make them palatable.  A few weeks earlier, I tried a recipe using Coconut Oil.  OMG.  This stuff is amazing and it’s supposed to be really […]

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