kitchen tips

Dinner for Two? Not a Problem!

Two things plague my kitchen – halving recipes and lost measuring cups. Seriously, it’s a problem! Because there’s only two of us, I’m constantly trying to cook for just us and not for the usual six to eight in a recipe (because that would be a LOT of leftovers!). To make my life, and now yours, easier, I wanted to share some tips on how to half a recipe (because who knew, really, what half of 1/3 cup was?). Don’t have a tablespoon to measure that delicious coconut oil with? Not a problem anymore! Because I’ve included in this handy […]

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How To Keep Water From Boiling Over

I have a new favorite use for coconut oil!  How many times have you put a pot of noodles on the stove to boil, walk away, and a few minutes later you are running back to the stove because the water is boiling over?  Then after dinner you are stuck cleaning the burners and drip pans.  That has happened to me a lot, but finally with a little help from coconut oil, I no longer have to worry about that.  As soon as you pour your noodles or any other food in the boiling water, add about 1 teaspoon of […]

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Hybrid Rasta Mama and Kelapo Giveaway

Hybrid Rasta Mama featured Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray in her newest e-book Cooking With Coconut Oil! The Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray is unique because it is a soy free cooking spray made with organic coconut oil. You can see how to use the cooking spray by watching this video, or by reading this Weird Uses for Coconut Oil Cooking Spray. Here are some of my top tips for using the cooking spray: 1. Spray your skillet before cooking veggies or a quesadilla. 2. Spray your cookie sheet before baking for easy removal. 3. Spray a pan before cooking meatloaf […]