Quick and Easy Four Ingredient Coconut Chocolates

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This quick and easy coconut dessert recipe is healthy and takes no time to make. With just four ingredients to include cocoa, maple syrup, coconut oil, and desiccated coconut you can feel good about giving this dessert to family and friends. This is a dessert recipe that you can put in the kids lunchbox or serve them after school. It helps if you have a mini silicon muffin mold for this quick and easy dessert recipe.

Coconut oil can be used for a variety of uses from dessert recipes to beauty ideas. You can use coconut oil for the hair. Coconut Oil is a nourishing oil that has been used for centuries in hair, and the unique fat composition in coconut oil makes it especially beneficial for using on certain hair types. You can use coconut oil as a hair mask, as a hot oil treatment, or in homemade hair products. Use coconut oil to moisturize and nourish the skin. The same properties make coconut oil an ingredient that is great for the skin as well. Many people like to use coconut oil as a natural moisturizer. Coconut oil has natural antioxidant properties that make it great for stopping wrinkles and skin irritation. Coconut oil can also help with digestion as the concentration of beneficial fats in coconut oil makes it helpful. Coconut oil has plenty of antimicrobial properties that can help fight irritation and infection in the gut from Candida. Coconut oil is a good source of healthy fats, with over 50 percent of the fat in coconut oil being lauric acid. Coconut oil is also one of the richest sources of lauric acid after breastmilk. And studies have shown that MCTs may help contribute to focus and mental performance. Getting the wrong kinds of fats into your diet can create havoc on the hormones in your body. Coconut oil contains specific fats that help to support the body’s natural hormone production. Coconut oil is a good fat for cooking: Coconut oil is a stable oil that doesn’t break down easily at high temperatures like other oils do. It doesn’t go rancid easily and has amazing nutritional properties. Cooking with coconut oil is helpful with eggs, stir-fries, grain-free baked dessert recipes, and practically any other cooking use.

Coconut Oil Uses. Coconut oil is a versatile oil that has hundreds of uses in the home, from beauty recipes and cooking. Coconut oil is a great cooking oil that has a high smoke point. Coconut oil can be used for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement instead of butter. You can try adding coconut oil to foods or smoothies daily for energy. Or use coconut oil to emulsify into coffee for a homemade coffee creamer. Coconut oil can also be used in a homemade Mayo recipe without the high PUFA vegetable oils. Use coconut oil to season your cast iron skillets and frying pans. Coconut oil is high in Lauric acid and MCFA content which helps boost your metabolism when used in foods. In healthy brain-boosting snack ideas for kids such as Coconut Clusters. Add coconut oil to filling and energy boosting smoothie recipes and dessert recipes. You can mix a tablespoon of coconut oil with a tablespoon of chia seeds for an all-day energy boost. You can also use coconut oil as a replacement for vegetable oils in any recipe or cooking idea.

You will find this coconut dessert on the Wholefood Simply site. On the site you will find dessert recipes, cooking with coconut oil, coconut desserts, sweets and snacks, breakfast and bread and so much more. **

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