Coconut Oil and its Many Uses
Coconut oil has gained much attention because of its benefits. This oil has healing properties that have been looked upon as the oil which works wonders.
But before we look at these benefits, I want to share a few personal stories with you.
As a child growing up, I remembered my dad cooking coconut rice. What he did was grater the coconut, place it in a pot with a little oil, and allowed to simmer before adding the other ingredients. He would then allow to cook for a while and then served us the most delicious meal. Coconut milk can also be purchased with peas from your supermarket.
Coconut water is very refreshing, the Islanders take advantage of this nut by getting their share. Visitors that come to the islands also enjoy how wonderful the water taste along with eating the flesh or pulp. I want to share this recipe with you as a bonus for your support of my website, this recipe makes a delightful dessert.
This dessert is known as coconut tart, which is one of the favorites of the Islander. Here is the recipe. To learn more about this amazing nut follow this link, the amazing coconut. Coconut water health benefits.
For dough ingredients Coconut tart filling
1/4 cup of coconut oil. 3 1/2 cups of grated coconut.
1/4 cup of butter. 1 1/2 cup of water.
1 1/2 cup of sugar. 1 1/2 cup of sugar.
2 eggs. 2 1/2 teaspoons of nutmeg.
3 1/2 tablespoon of water. 2 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla.
1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.
1/4 cup of milk.
1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder.
1 1/2 cup of flour.
Let’s have some fun
Preparing the filling
Over medium heat combine all the ingredients together into a pan, allow the mixture to boil for about 3-5 minutes, next reduce heat and allow this mixture to simmer for 12 minutes. Once most of the moisture has boiled out allow the filling to cool.
Preparing the dough
Mix the coconut oil and butter together to make a sort of paste with this mixture, next add milk, sugar, vanilla, and eggs together in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. At this time add flour and baking powder, mix the dough until it begins to stick or becomes sticky. Next, need the dough until it becomes firm or stiff and then roll. Next, separate or divide the dough into two
You will end up with two halves, one for the bottom and one at the top. Then roll out 3/4 dough into a square or rectangle shape, place dough in a greased pan then pour filling on top of the dough, spread lightly with a fork. Add the remaining dough on top of filling.
Place in oven and allow to bake until dough is brown or for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Then sit back, relax and enjoy your homemade Bahamian coconut tart, Oh MAMA you will love this.
Coconut oil benefits, A-Z
Thanks a million for sticking around we are finally here, what are the benefits that coconut oil offers why it is so well-loved?
A. Studies have shown that a diet that consists of coconut oil may help to promote brain health.
B. It helps to boost hormones.
C. It helps to prevent heart disease.
D. It helps to boost the immune system.
E. It improves brain functions.
F. It helps to prevent high blood pressure.
G. Aids in weight loss.
H. Promotes kidney health.
I. Coconut oil fights against and has the ability to kill harmful microorganisms.
J. Helps to make your skin healthier.
K. Promotes memory.
L. Promotes healthy hair growth.
M. Helps with good digestion.
N. Helps to promote good cholesterol.
O. Promote liver health.
P. Can help to give relief from arthritis.
Q. Reduces stomach ulcers.
R. Has antioxidants.
S. Helps to build muscles.
T. Fights against dandruff.
U. Helps to support thyroid functions.
V. It helps to increase cell regeneration.
W. Has been proven to help reduce hunger.
X. Can be used as a sunscreen.
Y. Proven to help persons that suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.
Z. Helps to fight diabetes.
The final word
The list of benefits can get longer. So you can see the many benefits of coconut oil and why it is widely accepted. Isn’t it just amazing the healing wonders of coconut oil? so take advantage of this oil that offers so many great benefits.
About the author
Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.