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The Benefits of Coconut

By Kim Robson: Coconut (Cocos nucifera) provides a nutritious source of meat, juice, milk and oil, and has nourished tropical populations around the world for ages. On many islands, coconut is a dietary staple; in fact, nearly a third of the world’s population depends on coconut to some degree. Aside …

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Review: Dr. Bronner’s Products

By Fredrica Syren I got an opportunity to try a few products from Dr. Bronner’s company. What I really like about Dr. Bronner’s personal products is that they are certified under the USDA National Organic Program as well as Fair Trade certified! Dr. Bronner’s has a wide range of organic …

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Skip the Mooo– Delicious Non-dairy Milk

By Asha Kreiling Whether you’re intolerant, allergic, or simply have grown averse to conventional dairy milk, there are plenty of delicious alternatives. Conventional cow’s milk sold at grocery stores typically comes from industrialized dairy farms where cows are over-milked and live in crowded, stressful conditions. Inflamed udders, disease, infection, and …

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Coconut Yogurt

By Fredrica Syren With everyone sick at home we’ll all been drinking coconut water to stay hydrated. My kids love drinking coconut water from actual coconuts so we got a couple for them at the farmers market. From the “leftovers” which is the coconut meat, I made yogurt last night. …

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Coconut Water — Bottoms Up!

By Fredrica Syren In Maui, where we just vacationed, coconuts grow everywhere, and many places sell drinking coconuts. It’s basically an immature coconut with a straw in it so you can drink the water inside. For drinking purposes, coconuts are harvested from the trees when they are still young and green. It’s one of …

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Lime and Coconut

 By Kim Robson Listening to Calypso music recently, I heard Harry Nilsson’s 1971 “Coconut” song, about lime and coconut: “Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both together, Put the lime in the coconut, then you feel better. Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both down Put …

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Coconut Oil — and Its Many Uses

by Chef Centehua: Extra virgin coconut oil is one of our most versatile foods.  It aids digestion and weight loss, maintains healthy cholesterol levels, and supports the cardiovascular system and thyroid gland.  I use coconut oil for cooking and baking, I also add a spoonful to smoothies and raw pies. …

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Coconut Yogurt

Me and Bella went for an early hike this morning, well I hiked and Bella hung out in the stroller eating breakfast. It felt good to be out early in the morning and working out. But when I got home boy was I hungry. Luckily I had homemade coconut yogurt …

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