Coconut Dreams on April Fool’s Day!

Happy April Fool’s Day!                    

Leave a comment

Coconut Palms- The Tree of Life

Tree of Life The coconut palm—the long standing symbol for a relaxed beach vacation—is actually one of the most extraordinary trees on the planet. In the Philippines, the coconut tree is known as the “Tree of Life”. This may seem like a rather lofty name, but when you consider all of the diverse uses of this fruit bearing tree, we think it’s a fitting one. From root to frond, this is one of the most hardworking plants in history. Having the largest seed and the largest flower cluster, within the plant species, the coconut palm has made tropical living sustainable […]

Leave a comment

Explaining Tree Nuts vs Coconuts

This week, May 9-13, is Food Allergy Awareness week 2011.  We’re taking this great opportunity to shed light on the role coconut oil cooking has in the lives of people living with tree nut allergies.  Tree nut allergies are becoming more prevalent in children and many families must face how to deal with such an allergen.  Allergic persons may have mild reactions but more often have severe reactions requiring the use of an EpiPen or Twinject to calm the swelling mouth, itchy skin, and difficulty breathing.  Some persons don’t even have to ingest the nut but can just be in the […]

Leave a comment