Most recipes call for all-purpose flour for frying food, whether as a coating or to prepare the batter before frying. But what happens if you’re on a low-carb and/or gluten-free diet? Can you use alternative flour like coconut flour for frying instead? Coconut flour can be used for frying and is a good alternative for those wanting to avoid more traditional wheat-based flour! In this article we’ll explain: The [...]
Are Oreos REALLY Vegan?
Ah, the Oreo. That iconic sandwich cookie we all know and love: creamy, sugary goodness, perfectly slathered between two crispy chocolate wafers. This favorite snack has been around for over 100 years, eaten in 9 out of 10 households as of the year 2000 – chances are you were in one of them and look back at Oreos with a fond nostalgia. The beauty of the Oreo is that this beloved cookie can be enjoyed any which way. Some [...]
Is Coconut Milk Vegan?
Some foods are easy to tell if they’re vegan or not (like a juicy steak!), while others might leave you questioning. Coconut milk has the word milk in it, so does that mean it’s vegan, or not? Even though the name contains the word milk, coconut milk is vegan-friendly! Coconut milk is a plant-based milk alternative that is often fortified to contain important nutrients vegans need (that are commonly found in non-vegan [...]
How To Make Coconut Oil
Did you know you can make coconut oil at home from fresh coconuts? This virgin oil is derived from fresh coconut meat and is a common cooking ingredient used around the world. After over a decade (almost two decades!) of using coconut oil in my home, I finally decided to learn how to make it at home. This has been a fun project for me, and I've gained an even greater appreciation for the commonly used food [...]
Coconut Curry Chicken
This Coconut Curry Chicken recipe is perfect for a family dinner or a quick weeknight meal. It’s delicious, comforting, and easy to prepare using basic ingredients. I love curry with either veggies and tofu, or with chicken and rice. It's a versatile dish that can be made to fit any diet. This coconut curry chicken recipe is simple, made with spices, coconut milk, and chicken or tofu. It's a great week night meal [...]
Keto Tuscan Soup
Tuscan soup is a hearty, comforting soup that makes a great lunch or dinner. This Keto Tuscan soup is a great way to eat a low-carb version of the Italian favorite. It’s easy to think that you have to cut out comfort foods when doing keto-friendly meal planning. After all, you’re cutting carbs, the one type of food we all tend to grab when we need a little comforting. That’s not the case with this Keto Tuscan Soup. [...]