It’s Coming Up Coconuts

The Many Forms In Which To Consume Coconuts
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Everything’s Coming Up Coconuts

There’s coconut everywhere. Consumers can’t get enough of  the tropical food. It’s in water, milk, flour, oil and snacks. Is coconut the latest kale or quinoa? Don’t bet on it. Versatile, healthy and delicious, what’s not to like? The Wall Street Journal went coconuts and interviewed many of your favorite coconut companies about their success in keeping up with our growing coconut appetites..

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Guess what? Some saturated fats are healthy! Until recently few researchers were familiar with the incredible health benefits of the unique saturated fats found in coconut oil. For several decades coconut oil was shunned because of misconceptions regarding dietary fat This situation is beginning to change as the amazing nutritional and therapeutic benefits of tropical oils become better known. As adapted from Jon J. Kabara, PhD, Foreword, The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, ND
What Do You Know About Coconut? What Are Its Health Benefits? How Does It Promote Weight Loss? How Does It Relate To Alzheimer’s? Why Is It A Perfect Sports Drink? You Can’t Imagine How Great This Food Is For Us.

Weekend Recipe Deliciousness! Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

1 large onion; diced
10-12 large carrots; about 6 cups, large dice
4 cloves garlic; chopped
1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
2 bell peppers; diced
2 ½ tsp. ground cumin
2 ½ tsp. coriander
2 ½ tsp. dried thyme
2 ½ tsp. black pepper
3 medium starchy potatoes ; diced
2 Tbsp. Tamari sauce
2 quarts homemade vegetable stock
2 Tbsp. coconut milk
Vegetable Oil; as needed
Kosher Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper; to taste

In a large soup pot, heat a small amount of vegetable oil over medium heat. Sweat the onions and carrots until almost tender, before adding the garlic, ginger, and bell peppers. Once the vegetables are softened, add the spices and cook until well toasted and very aromatic. Add potatoes, tamari, and cover with vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook uncovered for 20 minutes, or until the flavors are well developed. Add the coconut milk and puree to the consistency of your liking with an immersion blender. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed with salt and pepper.

Recipe courtesy of: Healthy Living Market and Cafe

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