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5 Tasty Coconut Oil Recipes & Their Benefits

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Cranberry Ginger Bars

Your sweet snack can be made with coconut oil. I like anything with ginger but this recipe in particular is a great tasting combination!

Filling:

  • 3 cups of fresh or frozen Cranberries
  • 2 cups of raisins
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger
  • 2 apples, chopped well
  • 1 cup water

Directions:

1. Blend apples in water.
2. In a large saucepan combine all ingredients with the blended apples.
3. Bring to a gentle boil over a medium heat.
4. Stir for about 5 minutes or until the cranberries have popped.
5. Let cool.

Base and Topping:

2 cups brown rice flour
1/4 cup potato flour
1/2 cup rice syrup
1/2 tsp of salt
2/3 cup coconut oil
2 cups of rolled oats
1 tsp Stevia in 3 Tbsp water
3/4 cup of raw sunflower seeds

Directions:

1. Mix dry ingredients together
2. Mix oil, rice syrup and stevia well.
3. Add dry ingredients the oil/rice syrup mixture.
4. Mix thoroughly with fingers.
5. Set aside 1 1/2 cups of crumb mixture for topping.
6. Press the remainder into a 9″ by 13″ baking pan.
7. Spread with cranberry mixture on the base
9. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs on top of fruit.
10. Bake for 35 minutes.

Other Cranberry Recipes: Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

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Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).

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7:53PM PDT on Sep 16, 2014

Awesome! I love coconut!

10:16PM PDT on Apr 8, 2014

great article

7:41PM PDT on Mar 9, 2014

Very interesting recipes featuring coconut. The quinoa pudding certainly looks interesting as do the rest of the recipes.

7:41AM PDT on Mar 9, 2014

Already using my organic oil. Love it on the griddle for pancakes and grilled cheese. Thanx for reminding me to bake my veggies with some today!!!

11:52AM PST on Mar 8, 2014

I replaced the butter in the crust of my favorite Lemon Bar recipe with coconut oil and they've never been better! And I loooove how fluffy omlettes are when cooked with coconut oil!

5:44PM PST on Feb 7, 2014

Marvelous!. So many tasty recipes, thanks a lot!

2:26AM PST on Feb 6, 2014

Coconut oil good for cholesterol....???????

3:10PM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Thank you

5:53AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Going to try a couple of these recipes. Thanks!

9:02PM PDT on Sep 12, 2013

Thank you for sharing this

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