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Fair Trade Month

Every October we celebrate Fair Trade month along with all the other manufacturers and retailers who offer Fair Trade products. When we exhibited at Expo East in Baltimore last month, unbeknownst to us, two of our booth neighbors were also displaying Fair Trade certified products. It was a little corner of Fair Trade products, with Theo Chocolate, Runa Tea, and Kelapo Coconut Oil! Take time today to look through pictures of our actual farmers that are part of the Fair Trade project in Sri Lanka. And remember, when you use coconut oil, where is the oil being sourced from? Kelapo […]

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Kelapo Spiced Cupcakes

We attended Expo East in Baltimore a few weeks ago where we unveiled our new logo and labels.  At our booth we served Kelapo Spiced Cake made with coconut oil.  It was a huge hit, so we just knew we had to share the recipe with you.  Make this perfect fall recipe for your next get together, but remember to double or triple this recipe.   Makes 4 cupcakes Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup […]

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Savory Margherita Cake

If you stopped by our booth at Expo East, you probably tried one of our many delicious cakes. Our visitors got to choose from Autumn Spice Cake, Vegan Carrot Cake, and our savory Margherita Cake. While its appearance confused a few (some expected sweet from this “cake”) everyone really liked the sundried tomato, mozzarella, basil bread with pesto cream cheese “frosting.”  This is a super easy to make appetizer for your next get together, and it is great warm or at room temperature.  We made sheet cakes for expo, but it makes great cupcakes too! Top each piece with a […]

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