frying with coconut oil

Fried Ravioli with Healthy Alternative

Football appetizers are my favorite. I have been making a lot of them lately for both Saturdays and Sundays, so be prepared for a lot of yummy football appetizers from me this month! Here is a great appetizer that is super easy to make and you can even put a twist on it to make it just a little healthier. I used frozen ravioli in my recipe so it would be quick and easy to prepare, but if you want to make homemade ravioli go for it.  It will make it that much better!  An easy way I just discovered […]

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Perfect Latkes

I have to say, I was nervous the first time I ever made latkes for Dave. He grew up eating them from his grandmother – so I had a lot to live up to. Latkes are a potato pancake eaten in particular at celebrations in the Jewish faith. Today is Yom Kippur, and while many are fasting in observance of this High Holiday, I wanted to share with you my recipe. Instead of frying these in vegetable oil, I used coconut oil (of course) for a nice crispy outside and wonderful flavor. Another reason to use coconut oil for this […]

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Boneless Buffalo Wings

What kind of food have you been craving lately? Pete has been having some major cravings that include tacos and buffalo wings (he might be pregnant, you never know). So in an attempt to make those two foods that are horrible for you, just a little bit better, I have been trying out some different variations at home.  This way I can at least control what goes in the recipe. We had steak tacos again the other night and they were amazing, once again! I highly recommend that recipe or even just the marinade for your steak.  And I must […]

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