coconut oil

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Pudding and a Product Review

May 9, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

  Knowing my penchant for coconut oil, the very nice folks at Kelapo sent me a jar of their coconut oil to sample and review. They were kind enough to send a few original recipe cards for inspiration, including a recipe for pie crust and an apple pie smoothie, but in the end I went [...]

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Peanut Butter Oat and Fruit Bars

April 25, 2011 Breakfast

This was sort of an accidental recipe. I hadn’t intended to make a snack bar, but after toying with a few peanut butter dessert recipes, I found this to be a more practical, healthier option that can be eaten for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Don’t get me wrong, I love peanut butter desserts, but [...]

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Peanut Butter Coconut Crispies

March 25, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

Continuing my love affair with coconut oil, I decided to test it out on something sweet. Rice crispy treats sounded good, but I wasn’t feeling all that sugar (remember people, I have a gown to squeeze myself into in a mere 7 months, tick tock!) and opted to make a high protein, super flavorful version [...]

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Coconut Oil Winner And A Recipe!

March 21, 2011 Fall

Drum roll please! The winner of the coconut oil giveaway contest is Katie from What Katie’s Baking! Katie, congratulations on your win! I hope this coconut oil serves you well in all your cooking and baking endeavors. Please email me (keepitsimplefoods@gmail.com) with your mailing address and I’ll get this in the post straight away. And,  [...]

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Zesty Coconut Shrimp

March 9, 2011 Fish

Ok, let’s call this week what it is; Jennifer’s obsession with coconut. I’ve gone off the coconut oil deep end and I’m not sure I’ll ever fully recover. Then again, who’d want to? This weekend, in order to get my coconut fix, I made zesty coconut shrimp with a spicy dipping sauce. I’ve provided the [...]

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Vegan Coconut Chili

March 7, 2011 Soups and Stews

Go ahead and wipe that smirk off your face. I’m about to present you with the ultimate in comfort food and you’ll want to keep an open mind for this one. It’s still cold here in D.C. which means there’s ample time to squeeze in a few more hot soup recipes before Spring. Last post, [...]

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