Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil review & giveaway

I must admit I have never heard of coconut oil before.  Not a huge shocker since I just recently started enjoying cooking and baking. I received a 32 oz. jar of the Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil and I was thinking to myself  "what am I going to do with such a huge jar of stuff I never even heard of" .Well I didn't have to worry because it their site they have a lot of recipes.

This is how the jar looks like


 Anyways I made myself some Chocolate mug cake and instead of using the usual extra virgin olive oil I used the Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil.  I love chocolate mug cake but boy oh boy was it so very yummy.

Here is the recipe I used.

Chocolate Mug Cake

a microwavable mug
4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 Egg
3 Tablespoons milk
3 Tablespoons oil (I used coconut oil)
a drop or 2 of Vanilla

  • Mix flour, sugar and cocoa:
  • Spoon in 1 egg
  • Pour in milk and oil, and mix well
  • Put in microwave for 3 minutes on maximum power
  • Wait until it stops rising and sets in the mug
I wish I had a photo but I didn't have batteries for the camera.

I  made pasta with this as well...Well I had left over plain penne and I just put it in the frying pan with some of this coconut oil, dry parsley, organic garlic and at just the last minute some shredded cheese. Not very healthy and kinda plain but I loved it .

I am thinking maybe tomorrow night I will make it with rice.  

I really am liking this. It is making me want to experiment with recipes .

THE GIVEAWAY

One of my wonderful readers is going to receive a 32oz. jar of Tropical Traditions Organic Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil.

 
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Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

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