*ENDED*Giveaway: Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

Not only am I nuts about coconut but the girls are, too.  I often give the girls some coconut oil mixed in with their organic dog food and I also give it to them straight out of the jar.  I rub it in my cleaned hands to liquify and then let them lick it off my hands.  It’s a great bonding moment.

When I do use Coconut Oil, whether for myself or for the dogs, I use Tropical Traditions’ Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil.  It is THE best virgin coconut oil you can buy – hands down! 

Unrefined: Unrefined or “virgin” coconut oil, which is made from fresh coconuts, is pressed by hand using traditional methods or manufactured in state-of-the-art factories, virgin coconut oil retains most of the nutrients found in fresh coconut. Good-quality oil is colorless when liquid and pure white when solid, never yellow or pink, and it should not contain any residue or have an “off” or rancid odor. “Many people complain that coconut oil makes their throat feel scratchy or causes a burning sensation,” says Bruce Fife, ND, who has written several books about coconut oil. “The catch in the throat is a sign of poor quality. Some of these oils have a roasted or smoky flavor and aroma, which is another indication of poor quality, as it comes from smoke that contaminates the oil during heat processing.”

One of my favorite things to snack on is roasted chick peas.  Try this recipe of mine and let me know what you think.

4 cans Chickpeas

2 Tbsp Tropical Traditions’ Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

1/2 C. Brown Sugar

Preheat oven to 350°F.  Rinse chickpeas thoroughly.  Spread them out on paper towels covering a cookie pan (with raised edges) and let them dry (about 15+ minutes). In large glass bowl mix the Tropical Traditions’ Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil and chickpeas. Remove any skins from the chickpeas that may come loose. Then, take half of the brown sugar, set the other half aside, and mix the chickpeas with the brown sugar.  Bake for 1 hour, opening half way through to move the chickpeas around. After an hour take the chick peas out, stir the other half of the brown sugar in and bake for another 30 minutes.  Let them cool and keep in a sealed container up to 2 weeks.  Chickpeas make a great snack, are full of protein and are high in fiber.  Yum!

Virgin Coconut Oil, Gold Label, 2-jar pack – 2 quarts – BUY 1 GET 1 FREE!

 

 

If you are interested in purchasing Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil they come in 16oz. and 32oz. (this is the size I usually get) jars and also in 1 gallon and 5 gallon tubs.

You can use the BUY 1 GET 1 FREE! link above or the 16-oz – Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil – 1 pint link.  If you order by clicking on any of my links and have never ordered from Tropical Traditions in the past, you will receive a free book on Virgin Coconut Oil, and I will receive a discount coupon for referring you.

16-oz – Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil – 1 pint

 

 

 

 

Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil - 32 oz.Win 1 quart of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil!

Tropical Traditions is America’s source for coconut oil. Their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is hand crafted in small batches by family producers, and it is the highest quality coconut oil they offer. You can read more about how virgin coconut oil is different from other coconut oils on their website: What is Virgin Coconut Oil?

Tropical Traditions also carries other varieties of affordable high quality coconut oil. Visit their website to check on current sales, to learn about the many uses of coconut oil, and to read about all the advantages of buying coconut oil online. Since the FDA does not want us to discuss the health benefits of coconut oil on a page where it is being sold or given away, here is the best website to read about the health benefits of coconut oil.

You can also watch the video they produced about Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil:

 

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