coconut oil immunity

Fight the Flu with Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s flu season!  I have been sick all week and searching for anyway to make myself feel better and soothe my throat, so I threw together a quick chicken noodle soup with whatever I had on hand.  I must say, it was the best chicken noodle soup I have ever had!  You HAVE to give this one a try and let us know how it turned out.  It’s the perfect soup for the winter time or to make you feel a little better when you are under the weather. In my soup I used rice instead of noodles and ate […]

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DIY: Coconut Oil Vapor Rub

With cold and flu season in full effect, I like to make sure I’m prepared! One of my favorite remedies for congestion is a soothing vapor rub. I decided to make a standard rub for bedtime and one that can be used in the shower. Both are wonderful for relieving congestion and clearing nasal passages. I’ve listed the ingredients and directions for both rubs below. Bedtime Vapor Rub 2 Tablespoons Kelapo Coconut Oil Eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil Small, plastic container with a lid ( I used a small, shallow container from my local grocery store) Directions for the bedtime vapor […]


Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for cooking, baking, and gathering which means there will be lots of eating! All of this can make it hard to stay healthy, but here are some tips to make your favorite holiday dishes a little bit healthier. 1. You can use coconut oil instead of butter in all of your favorite dishes. It’s a simple substitution of a 1:1 ratio in all of your recipes. Coconut oil can even be used as a spread for potatoes and biscuits. 2. Also, substitute seasonings with high sodium with brands that are sodium free. I personally use Mrs. Dash. 3. […]

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