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Fried Fish Steaks View Comments (1)
Shirley Dobbins
The comment for this oil is, it is best for deep frying. I noticed you sautéed the onions and green pepper in olive oil instead of the palm oil....wondering why you would not use it for all frying/sautéing.
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Avocado Chocolate Coconut Fudge View Comments (1)
Can honey or maple syrup be used instead of the cane sugar?
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Chicken in Zesty Lime-Cilantro Sauce View Comments (1)
Sylvia Wilson
This recipe sounds good. Raise metabolism, curry powder.
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Gluten Free Coconut Flour Brownies View Comments (1)
Can I make this without the flax seeds? I need recipes that are grain free, nut and seed free. Thanks.
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Ginger Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothie View Comments (1)
The coconut creme is great. I like this much better than any other coconut milk product that I have bought in the store.
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Thyme for Mushroom Stew View Comments (1)
Can I substitute almond milk for the coconut milk? And will adding different mushrooms (Portobella, etc.) affect the end result?
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Strawberry Fat Bombs View Comments (1)
Dave Seibert (@littlesigh)
Here in Iraq they have Peanut Butter and Cream Cheese in big trays at the chow hall, so I get a scoop of each and mix to make a simple Peanut Butter Cheese cake...better than nothing! and better if partially frozen!
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Coconut Milk Sweet Potato Breakfast Custard View Comments (1)
Made this as part of our Shabbat meal and it was a hit (especially among our children)! Thanks for sharing! Shalom!
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Coconut Meringue Cream Pie View Comments (2)
Shelia Chapman
Your coconut oil pie crust link does not work.
Admin - Orissa
Shelia, thank you for letting us know that the link was down! The coconut oil pie crust link is live now. :)
Shelia Chapman
Would it be possible to substitute the sugar with honey or stevia, and if so, how would I need to alter the recipe?
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Grasshopper Bars View Comments (1)
When my husband and I started eating more healthy, we had to say good-bye to the best mint brownies you've ever had. These bars made me feel like I was eating them again! So easy. The only thing I would add is a tablespoon or two more of honey to each layer. They just weren't quite sweet enough for me.
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Chewy Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies View Comments (1)
Could you possibly use guar gum instead of the xantham gum?
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Coconut Collagen Balls View Comments (1)
Jimmy Eaton
how many carbs are in this and how much sugar?
Admin - Orissa
Jimmy, Thank you for your question. Since these recipes are user submitted and free to everyone, it would be extremely time consuming and difficult to draw up an accurate nutritional info chart for each and every one. There are many sites online that have nutritional info calculators you could use to try to get an approximate reading on. Hope that is helpful!
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Almond Butter Cups View Comments (1)
DK Kasper
Do we have to use flax seed meal? Is there anything else we can use?
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Sprouted Flax and Raisin Cookies View Comments (1)
What is sprouted about this recipe?
Admin - Orissa
The flax seeds themselves are meant to be sprouted before using.
Admin - Orissa
The flax seeds themselves are intended to be sprouted before using.
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Basil Mushroom Grass-fed Ground Beef Meatballs View Comments (4)
Personally, putting it in the oven isn't necessary. Seemed to cook through just fine on the stove. Really delicious and simple recipe.
Sally D.
Where's the mushroom?
Admin - Orissa
Sally, the recipe has been updated: 3/4 cup mushrooms, finely chopped.
Which mushroom and how many? I didn't see any mushroom mentioned. Sounds good and I would try if you could reprint it with the mushroom information. Do you mean the meat is shaped like a mushroom?
Admin - Orissa
Trisha, any kind of mushroom will work, depends on personal preference. The ingredient was missing originally when it was typed up. It is updated now. Use 3/4 cup mushrooms, finely chopped.
Where are the mushrooms?
Admin - Orissa
Josie, the recipe has been updated: use 3/4 cup mushrooms, finely chopped.
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Lemon Rosemary and Yogurt Cake View Comments (2)
Hi! Thanks for the recipe :) I made it for my husband and his uncle for lunch today. I substituted sour cream for the yogurt because that is what was available and I used a third less of the honey. Very delicious and super moist! Thanks for posting your recipe.
Admin - Orissa
Thanks for sharing your variation, dinky! We're glad you enjoyed this recipe!
Traci Lyn Laub
I think I am in love
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Robust Raw Cacao Pie with Nut + Fruit Crust View Comments (2)
Anna Butler
I love trying no-bake pies and I must say this one now sits in my top favorite list. Thank you for the recipe!
I love this pie! I'm trying to eat more healthily & this pie satisfies my sweet tooth, but I'm able to eat a small slice with some fresh fruit & be craving more or addictive quality at all. Blessings to the one who submitted it!
Admin - Orissa
So glad to hear that, Ranae <3
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Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake View Comments (1)
Night Owl Kitchen
Made this last night, substituted the sugar with granulated stevia. Think I'll add a dollop of sour cream to help add some extra moisture to the cake next time. Other than that very nice, rich chocolate flavor. Going to blog about this recipe soon.
Admin - Orissa
Sour cream sounds like a nice add, Night Owl Kitchen! Honey or maple syrup are also both very good, traditional sweeteners that can be used in place of granulated sugar. You might enjoy this article:
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Dairy Free Cranberry or Blueberry Lemon Scones View Comments (1)
I eat Paleo , can you substitute the sugar for honey or maple syrup and the flour for coconut ?
Admin - Orissa
Diane, yes. Here is an article about How to Use Raw Honey in Place of Sugar in Baking: Here is an article about How to Use Coconut Flour, I hope this article will be a helpful guide to you as you experiment with converting a wheat flour recipe to coconut flour: A lot of recipes containing wheat flour can be converted to 100% coconut flour, but this will take time and practice. Coconut flour behaves differently from recipe to recipe, so a lot of tweaking and adjusting will have to be done. If you do convert this to coconut flour, I'm sure other readers would benefit from hearing you share what you did, if you want to come back and comment about your experience with this recipe, later. <3
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Blissful Blueberry Muffins View Comments (1)
Cheryl Hughes
I just love anything with blueberries in and your muffins look really delicious. I'm gonna try it next weekend. Thank you!
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Flourless Ginger Turmeric Cookies View Comments (2)
Vickie Grogan
I love this recipe. I have made it and shared several times.
Granulated sugar voids all the benefit of the other ingredients.
Aura, that depends on the type of granulated sugar. We recommend using whole cane sugar. Heavenly Organics Whole Cane Sugar is 100% USDA Organic, Evaporated Whole Cane Juice, Sun Dried, Herbally Purified, Unrefined, Fairly Traded, Sustainably Produced, and Pesticide and Herbicide Free. You can learn more about Heavenly Organics Whole Cane Sugar here: I have edited the recipe so that it does not say to use just any "granulated" sugar; now the ingredient list specifies what kind of granulated sugar: whole cane sugar. If you prefer, you may also substitute the whole cane sugar with raw honey. General guidelines for swapping sugar for honey: 1 cup granulated cane sugar = 1/4 – 1/3 cup raw honey Start with less, not more. Be prepared to nix 20-40% of liquids in recipes requiring over 1 cup/128 grams/4.5 ounces of honey.
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Baked Apples with Cinnamon and Oatmeal Topping View Comments (1)
Martha North
Sounds good!
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Rustic Apple Tart View Comments (1)
Amy Young Miller
oooooh this looks yummy! I love the way the pastry is wrapped around the filling, too!
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Maple Chocolate Pudding Popsicles View Comments (2)
Rita Chamberlin
Where did you purchase the ice pop molds? They look easy to squeeze up and prevent dripping. TY. Rita Chamberlin
Where do I find Unsweetened Coconut?
Admin - Orissa
Shirley, you can find high quality unsweetened dried coconut here: Tropical Traditions 100% natural Shredded Coconut, Coconut Flakes, and Coconut Chips are made from organic dried coconuts in the Philippines that are grown with no fertilizers or pesticides. This premium dried coconut contains no additives or preservatives, and is not sweetened. Unlike most dried coconut on the market, our dried coconut products are not treated with sulfites to keep them white. They are a great addition to recipes and baking, or just for snacks! Note: The Shredded Coconut is a very small cut, suitable for baking, such as making macaroons. The Coconut Flakes are a larger shredded coconut cut, perfect for garnishing or toppings, such as the top of a coconut cream pie. The Coconut Chips are a much larger cut that can be used as a snack food. You can mix them with nuts and dried fruit, for example.
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Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs View Comments (1)
looks yummy ! any nutritional info available? especially wondering if it might be low carb- thanks !
Admin - Orissa
Thank you, Tricia! Thank you for your question. Since these recipes are user-submitted and free to everyone, it would be extremely time consuming and difficult to draw up an accurate nutritional info chart for each and every one. There are many sites online that have nutritional info calculators you could use to try to get an approximate reading on. Hope that is helpful!
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