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Muesli Bars with Coconut Oil by Julia and Libby

Muesli Bars with Coconut Oil by Julia and Libby

Muesli Bars (with Coconut Oil) by Julia and Libby

Why did Julia and Libby add Coconut Oil to their NZ Manuka Honey with LSA Muesli Bars recipe?

We added coconut oil to the bars as this good fat will keep you feeling full for longer and helps to solidify the bars.”

The Matthews sisters, Julia and Libby have been hard at work both professionally and in exercise training. This recipe will certainly come in handy for a busy lifestyle. In the introduction to this post on their Facebook page they also have this to say.

“We have created some muesli bars that can be eaten for breakfast or as a snack and are very simple to make. The bars are made using the new Sanitarium Cereals ‪#‎OptionsMuesli‬ , along with LSA or flaxseed meal and eggs as the base and are sweetened with cinnamon and manuka honey.”

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Some people won’t use this recipe because it involves using eggs. Chia seeds are the alternative to eggs in baking. But that consideration is beyond the scope of this recipe.

I trust that this has been a helpful, and I look forward to providing more recipes and updating existing ones as time goes by. On the day this recipe was posted a variation of the Coconut Berry Smoothie recipe was added, with an extra video. So feel free to take a look at that as well. www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/2014/06/coconut-berry-smoothie/

Who wrote this short article?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

If you are new to Virgin Coconut Oil, grab our free guide!

There is a lot of articles and information out there on Coconut Oil and how unique it is.

But where do you begin?

We’ve put together a short, informative guide you can download, called Coconut Oil Basics. Grab your free guide, and as a special bonus, we’ll send you an email each week highlighting some interesting pages in our site.

On this website, we have over 100 pages of useful information on our website, and this guide, and the emails will help you unlock it.

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Coconut Oil Fans Shrug Off Ministry Criticism

Coconut Oil Fans Shrug Off Ministry Criticism

Lee-Ann Wann, Nutritionist says, “I live on it, and I put 99% of my clients on it.”

Two of the readers of this blog – Coconut Oil fans – sent me a photo and a link to the media article which appeared in NZ Herald, 30th October 2015.

Coconut Oil Fans like Lee-Ann Wann Opposes Coconut Oil Critics
Nutrionist Lee-Ann Wann says that Coconut Oil is a superfood, boosts immune system and memory, and helps control food cravings. Learn more about how to use Coconut Oil. Follow the links on the “Learn” Page at the Coconut Oil Shop website.

But why would Coconut Oil fans oppose the Ministry of Health in their endeavour to protect the people of New Zealand against our beloved Virgin Coconut Oil? They are the government, surely they are here to help?

The end of the article illustrated above states international studies support the use of Coconut Oil. The article appeared in The New Zealand Herald in Auckland today. Coconut Oil Shop and Shy Sheep Limited have tended to stay away from making claims about the benefits of Coconut Oil, probably to our own detriment. But we don’t live breathe and eat the stuff for nothing!

This website has also posted about Saturated Fat, which is the heart of the debate. The article “FDA did make saturated fat reversal”, is a good example of our ideas on the topic.

If you are new to Virgin Coconut Oil, grab our free guide!

There is a lot of articles and information out there on Coconut Oil and how unique it is.

But where do you begin?

We’ve put together a short, informative guide you can download, called Coconut Oil Basics. Grab your free guide, and as a special bonus, we’ll send you an email each week highlighting some interesting pages in our site.

On this website, we have over 100 pages of useful information on our website, and this guide, and the emails will help you unlock it.

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2015 January Landing Special

2015 January Landing Special – Ancient Wisdom Fermented 20L Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Landing Sale

Just landed: First shipment for 2015 – Ancient Wisdom 20L pails – Only $365 until 1st February 2015

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See more sizes in the Ancient Wisdom Fermented brand page.

Who posted this announcement?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

If you are new to Virgin Coconut Oil, grab our free guide!

There is a lot of articles and information out there on Coconut Oil and how unique it is.

But where do you begin?

We’ve put together a short, informative guide you can download, called Coconut Oil Basics. Grab your free guide, and as a special bonus, we’ll send you an email each week highlighting some interesting pages in our site.

On this website, we have over 100 pages of useful information on our website, and this guide, and the emails will help you unlock it.

Click this link here to grab your Coconut Oil Basics Guide.

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Coconut Oil Coffee Recipe Download

Coconut Oil Coffee Recipe Download

We received this email about Coconut Oil Coffee from our customers, Mr and Mrs Nicasi.

“We love always buy your oil and use it in lots of recipes –

We have discovered this very tasty recipe for coffee with coconut oil and butter and we wanted to share it with you and possibly your clients??

Do try it and we hope you like it!

Kind regards, Marie.”

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Grab the recipe download PDF document here by clicking on the image.

They are onto something! Even stuff.co.nz is talking about it. You can buy Coconut Oil Coffee at Pure Cafe, Bealey Avenue, Christchurch.

We hope you like the recipe download. It is only available from this site for members of Camp Coconut. : )

Photo credit: Flickr

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Trading fairly for Coconut Oil – napoBIO

We believe in trading fairly for Coconut Oil

napoBIO® - trading fairly for Coconut Oil

The Philippines is known as a marketer of Coconuts. But some of the local Coconut Farmers are the poorest of the poor. This is not right!

They are not the only nation that markets Coconut Oil, of course. But they are known for Coconut products. Now it appears that they make have a problem with fair trade conscious buyers.

Recently in the Philippines, “71 farmers would have walked 71 days to tell the world they deserve to benefit from P71-billion (US$1.6 billion*) coco levy funds wrongfully taken from them 4 decades ago.”

The Coconut Oil Shop has a supplier of Coconut Oil from the Philippines, and we know the supplier personally, and know where the nuts come from etc. We don’t want to be caught out not trading fairly for Coconut Oil. We pay a very high price for all of our Virgin Coconut Oil, and we’re pround of it! Cheap (and unfair) doesn’t fit well in our shop.

The Coconut Oil Shop provides the Smiliest Service. We don’t want to be dealing with suppliers who glare at their farmers!

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Coconut Oil – Elle Australia Magazine

Coconut Oil – Elle Australia Magazine quotes Erin Heatherton

Coconut Oil Erin Heatherton

“Once I was blowdrying my hair
in the kitchen and running really late.
I just thought ‘like whatever’ and grabbed
some coconut oil and rubbed it
on my face and hair.
It’s the best antibacterial, too.” —Erin Heatherton, Elle Australia.

This post will annoy some ordinary people. Relax. It’s just for fun. Nobody at the Coconut Oil Shop thinks you should look like a celebrity, and nobody at the Coconut Oil Shop looks like one. You dont even have to eat like our friends at Juliaandlibby.com! But we sure do rub Virgin Coconut Oil on our faces and hair!

Learn more about Coconut Oil for skin here.

Who wrote this short article?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

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If you want some more recipe ideas on how to make healthy goodies with Coconut Oil, then you’ll need to join well over 500 others who login to the free learning area at Camp Coconut! www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/camp-coconut

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Nits – learn how to prevent hair invasion

Has your child come home from School with nits?

Nits learn how to prevent hair invasion

No-one wants to admit their child has nits or head lice

Head louse (headlice) – nits, it’s part of life, but anti-social! See our notes on prevention, and a treatment option below. We claim no cures or results. This may work for you. Best of all there are no artificial chemicals that may remain on your child’s skin and cause some sort of flare up of a skin condition.

Here is prevention tips information you may be interested in.
Below there is a link about how to treat nits (head louse) with Virgin Coconut Oil.

We make no claims, but it works for us.

Olive oil and coconut oil kill lice by dissolving their exoskeletons. Milk Relief Soap™ contains plenty of both oils. Other oils do not offer the same effect. Join Camp Coconut free for more info.

Discover how the Smith Family scotch the nits with Virgin Coconut Oil!

Save time nitpicking and use less chemicals on your child’s hair. Join us at the free membership area (as a day-camper) at Camp Coconut, right here on this same website. Use the link below.

Click on the nit comb image for location of treatment plan page.

Nits, Head Louse, Headlice, scotch the nits with Virgin Coconut Oil treatment

https://www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/learn/hair

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Saturated Fat Radio New Zealand

Saturated Fat Radio New Zealand asked Neil Smith for a comment. Did you hear it?

Heart Foundation’s “Big Reveal”, Friday 24th October. Neil Smith comments on Coconut Oil as a saturated fat.

Neil Smith educates people about the benefits of Coconut Wholefoods
Lawrence Eyers - Food Inc

History versus Science. Hear the news report here. http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player/20154572
Neil says look at history! (Or perhaps the science is changing on that…)

Heart Foundation NZ reveal a report by Food Consultant Lawrence Eyers pictured above. They have been stating that Saturated Fat is bad, in the past. In one link I looked at, I noticed they have changed their tack slightly, (in the light of overwhelming evidence they are wrong).

Dr Eyers says, “not too much (saturated fat)…”

Tropical people have eaten coconut for centuries, before modern diseases.

Heart Foundation NZ say, “Yes, there are research studies that have found no obvious link between saturated fats and heart disease. However, what we eat instead of saturated fats is really important. If we consider the studies that take this into account, we get a different story.”

I say, we could say the same thing. We’d go on to say, transfats damage your body, ask Dr Mary Enig, Dr Bruce Fife, Sally Fallon and so many more researchers, so don’t eat them, at all, if you can avoid it.

Sally Fallon
Sally Fallon, author of Nourishing Traditions recipe book, which encourages coconut oil

When people ask, “Why Coconut Oil?” I say, it is the leanest fat in the world.

But unfortunately, I didn’t mention that in the Radio New Zealand interview.

Radio New Zealand following up on April 2014 interest in overseas report

Today is not the first time Radio New Zealand have brought up the saturated fat war raging in New Zealand, and overseas. And we might also ask, is this a western world pardigm? Did other non-western cultures, or cultures that were previously not westernised ever agonise over the use of Coconut Oil and other fats? (Did the western world invent this evil peril?)

About my interview with Radio New Zealand

Here are some of the things I said in pre-recorded interview. You should try and listen to it on Radio New Zealand.

I said in the interview something like, if your doctor says no, and you want to follow your doctor’s advice, do so. I also explained we don’t deal in medical advice. We are not doctors.

I recommended that people look at www.CoconutResearchCeter.com and read, the Dr Mary Enig and Sally Fallon book, Eat Fat Lose Fat.
https://www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/eat-fat-lose-fat-book/

Who wrote this short article?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

For recipe archives become a day-camper! Join us at Camp Coconut!

If you want some more recipe ideas on how to make healthy goodies with Coconut Oil, then you’ll need to join well over 500 others who login to the free learning area at Camp Coconut! www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/camp-coconut

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Skin: Beach Body Polish

Doesn’t the sea make your skin feel wonderful?

Beach Body Polish Recipe | The Nourished Life

Beach Body Polish and thoughts about skin

Elizabeth Walling from Living The Nourished Life blog speaks about her childhood memories of the seaside. “So between playing in the waves and walking along the shore, I spent a lot of time in (or by) the water. It was incredibly soothing for my mind–as you can probably imagine–but I also noticed something interesting: it made my skin feel amazing”. So let’s take a look at how you give your skin that beach body polish.

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Introducing Elizabeth

Elizabeth-Waller | Beach Body PolishElizabeth’s blog – Living the Nourished Life will tell you how to get that Beach Body Polish! (Super cool name, aye!)

To find out more, take a look at Elizabeth Waller’s blog, LivingTheNourishedLife.com

Who posted this short article?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

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If you want some more recipe ideas on how to make healthy goodies with Coconut Oil, then you’ll need to join well over 500 others who login to the free learning area at Camp Coconut! www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/camp-coconut

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Pumpkin Scones with Virgin Coconut Oil

Surprisingly fluffy scones

Pumpkin Scones with Sea Breeze from Tonga Coconut Oil
Pumpkin Scones with Sea Breeze from Tonga Virgin Coconut Oil

Pumpkin Scones with Coconut Oil - surprisingly fluffy and rose well

The scones were surprisingly fluffy and rose well

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of Coconut Sugar
6 cups flour
12 tea spoons raising powder (or baking powder)
2-3 cups mashed pumpkin
1 1/4 cups Virgin Coconut Oil
1 tea spoon salt
2 cups milk

Serves 12-15 people, so you may like to halve or quarter the recipe.

Method: normal scone instructions. (see this page for more information about baking with VCO).

I can say the recipe did not taste like coconuts, and we used a little bit of Coconut Sugar to bring out the flavour of pumpkin, but not enough to make the scones taste sweet.

 

We’ve been working on the navigation for the NZ Coconut Oil Shop products page. We’ve also been gearing up to improve the Australian offerings as well. We’d be really pleased if you took note of the menu under the big image up the top of the site (at the time of writing). What it says depends on if you are logged into Camp Coconut or not (see right hand column).

If you are logged in, you’ll find a handy link to the resources page, and the recipes archive (which is regrettably a little out of date). You may also find your way to the baking with Coconut Oil FAQ page.

If you are not logged in, you still get to see the growing resources page.  :  ) So either way, we invite you to enjoy your updates, and branch out into the “resources” page when you get a chance.

Who wrote this short article?

Neil Smith loves to talk about the benefits of Coconut wholefoods.Neil Smith, The Coconut Oil Shop Team

For recipe archives become a day-camper! Join us at Camp Coconut!

If you want some more recipe ideas on how to make healthy goodies with Coconut Oil, then you’ll need to join well over 500 others who login to the free learning area at Camp Coconut! www.coconutoilshop.co.nz/camp-coconut

You should join us here at Camp Coconut!

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