Must Try Coconut Oil Recipes The beachy-scented oil is known for its beauty benefits, but did you know that coconut oil is a key ingredient in many healthy, delicious recipes? Here’s a few of our favorites. Carrot Cake Granola Ingredients: • 2 cups oats • 1 cup grated carrots • 1 cup pecans • 1 cup walnuts • ¼ cup pure maple syrup • ¼ cup melted coconut oil • 1 teaspoon coconut oil • ½ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg • ½ cup raisins Directions: • Heat oven to 350 degrees. • Add oats, carrots, pecans, walnuts, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon, salt, ginger, and nutmeg together in a large mixing bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined. • Spread the mixture out evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes, pulling the mixture out halfway through cook time and giving it a good stir before the final round of baking. Remove and let cool until the granola reaches room temperature. Then add raisins and toss to combine. Healthy Oat Breakfast Muffins Ingredients: • 2 ½ cup oats or oat bran • 2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 teaspoons cinnamon • 2 eggs • ¾ cup water • 2/3 cup vegetable oil • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract • 4 tablespoons coconut oil • ¼ cup nuts Directions: • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. • Mix all dry ingredients together. Mix all wet ingredients together in a separate bowl. Add all ingredients together. • Grease a muffin tin and pour the mixture into the tin. • Bake for 10-20 minutes until set. Healthy Fried Rice Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons coconut oil • 1 medium, chopped onion • 2 large, diced carrots • 3 sliced green onions • ½ large head shredded cauliflower • ½ cup peas • 3 scrambled eggs Directions: • Heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a large skillet. • Add the chopped onion and lightly saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the carrots and green onions. • Add the cauliflower and stir frequently for 3 minutes. • Add ½ cup water and allow to steam, covered, for 5 minutes. • Add the peas and push all vegetables to one side of the skillet. Slowly add the eggs to scramble. • Mix all ingredients together and stir for 30 seconds. These coconut oil recipes are all packed with nutrients and healthy, whole foods. Coconut oil raises your good, HDL cholesterol. Add these recipes to your weekly meal plan and enjoy! About the Author: FHMatch, all-in-one `Business in a Box! If you're a professional this is for you, it’s always FREE to showcase your profile on FHMatch ! Empowering professionals to engage, manage and grow their client base - everything you need to get started in 3 min or less. |Merchant Payments| Unlimited - No Fee Booking, Invoicing & Messaging| Showcase Photos & Videos, Subsidized Insurance| Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , Pinterest , LinkedIn