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5 Fabulous Coconut Oil Recipes for the Holidays
In today’s blog post I’d like to share 5 fabulous Coconut Oil Recipes that are quick and easy. The time to make these tasty and mouth-watering recipes is minimal. And, if you are a food lover and passionate about making healthy yet delicious food, here is your chance to surprise your family and friends this holiday season with one or more of these scrumptious recipes made with coconut oil.
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- Coconut Cocoa Chewy Bites
For those who love chocolate, this is an irresistible dessert. You just can’t stop your hand from picking the next Cocoa Chewy Bite. Cocoa powder, raw honey, organic sugar, salt, vanilla extract and coconut oil are the main ingredients in this recipe. Create these tasty bites by forming small round balls using a melon scoop or round shape spoon.
- Healthy Nut Butter Cups
If you are a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup fan, this yummy recipe is super easy to whip up and will keep your guests coming back for more. Honey, nut butter, vanilla extract, lucuma and raw chocolate are a few of its ingredients, and of course coconut oil. The cups are made with melted chocolate and then filled with the nut butter of your choice, i.e. almond, cashew, etc… Optionally, sprinkle with flaky sea salt.
- Strawberry Cream Pie – Gluten and Dairy-Free
This delicious pie will melt in your mouth the minute you take a bite of it. If you are looking for a healthy dessert, this should be your go-to choice as it is gluten and dairy-free. Always use perfectly ripe organic strawberries for making it. The main ingredients are fresh strawberries, cashews, salt, raw honey and melted coconut oil. The best part of this recipe is that it takes only 5 minutes to get ready. There’s also a great Youtube video showing this pie being made here.
- Healthier Peanut Butter Balls
Peanut butter filled and chocolate coated, these balls are simple to make. Peanut butter, honey, salt and coconut flour are used for the filling. The coating consists of chocolate and coconut oil. With these tasty balls you can get the health benefits of chocolate and coconut oil. I like that combination. 🙂
- Delicious Fruit Tart With Vanilla Cashew Cream Filling
If you are a Fruit tart fan then this recipe is for you. The crust is made with almonds, cashews, dates and pink salt. The custard is made with raw cashews, maple butter or raw honey, vanilla extract, coconut milk and coconut oil. Top your custard with your favorite fruits such as strawberries, kiwi or blueberries.
And finally…if you are trying to control your weight during the holidays, make yourself a daily Coconut Oil Smoothie.
Research has shown that Coconut oil is a terrific fat-friendly oil because of its unique combination of fatty acids and its effects on our metabolism. We do need more energy during the holiday season with all that is going on. 😉
There are a variety of scrumptious smoothies that can be made with coconut oil and your favorite fruits.