6 Benefits of Coconut Oil That Will Make You Switch To This Superfood Today

Move over your refined oil and make way for coconut oil. At least the top nutritionists are sure doing and recommending so. Rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin K and minerals such as iron, coconut oil is one of the most nutritious additions you can make this year to your kitchen pantry. Latest studies have also claimed that coconut oil can raise HDL(good) cholesterol which makes it a right choice for the heart too. In addition to your health and diet, coconut oil can do wonders for your skin and hair…

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Leftover turkey coconut curry

Ingredients 4 garlic cloves, peeled 15 g. fresh ginger, peeled and chopped into a few chunks half red chilli 20 g. coriander stalks 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 large onion, peeled and finely diced 2 tsp. tumeric 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. ground coriander 1 can coconut milk 100 mL chicken stock 2 limes (1 juiced, 1 to serve) 500 g. leftover cooked roast turkey, skin removed, diced 150 g. frozen peas, defrosted 2 tbsp. coconut cream 3 tbsp. coconut flakes, toasted in a dry pan, to serve Salt…

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Fish curry with coconut brown rice

Total time: 0:40 Prep: 0:10 Cook: 0:30 Level: Easy Serves: 2 people Ingredients 250 g. butternut squash, peeled and chopped into 2-3cm pieces 1 tbsp. vegetable or coconut oil 125 g. wholegrain rice 200 mL reduced fat coconut milk 1 onion, finely sliced 30 g. fresh root ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp. (heaped) Thai red curry paste 200 mL fresh fish stock 2 firm white fish fillets (such as cod or haddock) Directions Preheat the oven to 200˚C, gas mark 6. Arrange the squash on a foil-lined baking tray; drizzle with ½ tbsp oil, season…

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How to Make Pure Coconut Oil at Home Free of Preservatives and Chemicals

Supermarkets are flooded with innumerable varieties and types of cooking oils, yet to find one that is pure and unadulterated seems to be quite a challenging task. The tradition of making oil at home goes back to a time when our grandmothers would meticulously extract the silky liquid from nuts and seeds or use leftover malai to make real desi ghee at home which was preserved for cooking purposes. Over the years, due to commercialization and the need for convenience, most of us have switched to packaged factory-made refined oils that are often laden with emulsifiers, additives and hydrogenated…

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