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Game Day Kale Chips

I am a huge fan of potato chips, I can sit in front of the TV watching sports and mindlessly eat an entire bag without even realizing what I’m doing. So as today’s games are about to start I wanted to give y’all a quick, easy, and healthier alternative to potato chips, KALE CHIPS! Here’s what you do: Toss kale with Kelapo Coconut Oil, salt and pepperPlace on wax paper or foil on a cookie sheetRoast at 425 degrees until crispy (about 15-20 minutes) This is a great delicious and nutritious snack, if you want to add some interesting flavors […]

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Ask a Physician: Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

I love when I learn something new – especially when it dispels something I’ve always held as the truth. That’s what caught my eye about a recent blog entry written by K.H. Sheikh, MD, MBA. As a practicing physician, he held the strong belief coconut oil wasn’t good for the heart. But it wasn’t until a debate with his own daughter, who is a fitness and health expert, that Dr. Sheikh did his own research and started to change his professional opinion. “Coconut oil is indeed more than 90% saturated fat, containing about 12 grams per tablespoon. Compare this to […]

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Homemade Twinkie

Today is the day! The iconic Twinkie is back on store shelves all across America. Though many people are excited about the return of this snack food giant, who knows how long it is going to last. What will Twinkie lovers do if there snack is, once again, removed from their lives?? Do not fret, lovers of the crème filled sponge cake, I came across a recipe from The Brown Eyed Baker, which I have modified to include coconut oil, which is for delicious homemade Twinkies. Here’s what you need: For the Cake: 1 (16-ounce) box pound cake mix4 egg […]

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