Keep It Real Thursday – 25 Insane Coconut Oil Treats & The Tropical Traditions Giveaway Winner!

Oooh where to start. It’s so exciting. Do we give away an entire gallon of Coconut Oil or do we start with the ridiculous round up of treats using coconut oil?

Hmmm….Let’s start with the coconut oil food porn. If you’re looking for even more ways to use up coconut oil, then grab a napkin, because you’ll soon be drooling…

Beyond The Peel

Chocolate Yuminess (What else would you call it?)

5 Minute 4 Ingredient Power Bars

Healthy Almond Butter Banana Fudge

Apricot Squares

Chocolate Banana Power Bars

Almond Power Bars

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Espresso Cream

Whole New Mom

Homemade Chocolate or Carob Chips

Chocolate Coconut Bars

Silky Smooth Bean Fudge

Chocolate Chip Coconut Macadamia Cookies (Paleo)

Gluten Free Focaccia Flax Bread

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

Cranberry Ginger Upside Down Cake

Gluten Free apple Oatmeal Crisp

Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Egg Free Blueberry Crisp

The Flour Sack

Coconut Cake with Chocolate Chunks

Tessa The Domestic Diva

Coconut Secret Bars/Healthy Mounds

Raw Dark Chocolate Mousse (Paleo Friendly)

Grain Free Orange Almond Cookies

OMG Peanut Butter Cups

Hail Merry Lemon Tart Knock Off

Delicious Obsessions

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

 Homemade Magic Shell

Maple Coconut Bars

Now who’s the lucky winner of the One Gallon Pale of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Coconut Oil?

Congrats to Cindy H Webster!

You’re the winner of a gallon of Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil! We’ll be emailing you with the details!

And if you didn’t win, there’s good news. You can still grab a gallon of coconut oil at a huge discount ($45 OFF!). Check it out right here.

And if you have any more great coconut oil recipes (or any other fun whole food recipes, tips, & articles), link them below for Keep It Real Thursday.

Welcome to Keep It Real Thursday!

The Rules:

1. Introduce yourself, your blog, and what you’re about in the comment section and a small blurb about what you’re sharing. This way people can get to know you a little bit right off the hop and hopefully follow you as well.

2. Be sure to add a link in your post back to this post. Simple linky etiquette. This allows your readers to find other posts that may help them on their journey.

3. If you’re sharing recipes, the only requirement is that the ingredient list be comprised of real food only, that means non-processed food items. That being said, we are all in different places on our real food journey, some more advanced than others. I invite all of you to share, no matter where you are on your journey, but I ask you to stay mindful when sharing your recipes that this is a whole (real) food blog. This means, no ingredient lists that include edible oil products (velveeta, frozen whip topping), protein powders, ketchup, white flour, margarine or white and brown sugar.

4. Less of a rule but more a suggestion: Retweet,  Stumble, or Pin this post so EVERYONE gets more exposure and traffic. It’s win-win for everyone.

Don’t have a blog? That’s ok, we’d still love to hear from you. Write your recipes or tips in the comment section so we can get to know you too!

Now it’s your turn to share your whole food recipes and ideas!



I’m sharing this with Mangia Monday, Monday Mania, My Meatless MondaySlightly Indulgent Tuesday, Tasty Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Simple Lives Thursday, and Full Plate Thursday.

31 Responses to Keep It Real Thursday – 25 Insane Coconut Oil Treats & The Tropical Traditions Giveaway Winner!

  1. Debby October 23, 2012 at 9:40 pm #

    Mmmmm…..so many yummy recipes. Where to start?!

  2. mjskit @ mjskitchen.com October 25, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

    I haven’t had breakfast and after looking at all of these pictures, I’m dying for something sweet! They all look SO good! I’ve got to buy me some coconut oil! Great post!

  3. Poor and Gluten Free October 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm #

    All those coconut recipes looks so fantastic! I might have to work my way through the list, one by one ;p

    This week I’ve shared a post on 8 Ways to use up wrinkly, old bell
    peppers.

    Also, there’s a new link-up on my blog called Waste Not Want
    Not Wednesday for sharing recipes and ideas for using up scraps of food,
    fabric, old recycled things, etc and welcome everyone to stop by and share, or
    find something useful!

  4. Heather @Gluten-Free Cat October 25, 2012 at 2:54 pm #

    Oh my gosh! Your round up is killing me here! Such amazing deliciousness all in one place! I’m linking up a raw juice Carrot Beet Power Juice. Then some chocolate… :) Thanks for hosting!

  5. Tessa@ Tessa the Domestic Diva October 25, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    Entirely TOO incredible looking, craziness! I agree, I might have to start working my way through this list too! Thanks France, I appreciate being a part of this list!

  6. Jen Foodfreak October 25, 2012 at 3:43 pm #

    OOH there are actually a few up there I hadn’t seen. Love my coconut oil! This week I posted a simple fruit leather recipe, how to harvest raspberry leaves, and an article about how estrogenic foods affect my body.

  7. Amber H October 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    Wow and wow, France! Absolutely amazing recipes -what a fun round-up. :-) I totally forgot to submit my recipes. Next time.:-)

    This week I am sharing:
    1. Raw Strawberry
    “Cheese” Cake (vegan, raw, SCD)

    http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/10/raw-strawberry-cheese-cake-method-2-scd.html

    2. An easy main
    dish: Kale, Black Beans and Rice with a Creamy Cashew Cream Sauce (vegan,
    gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian)

    http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/10/ode-to-cafe-gratitute-part-1-community.html

    3. A recipe round
    of my 10 favorite fall recipes:

    http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/09/happy-fall-equinox-round-up-of-my.html

    Have a great rest of your Thursday.

    Hugs,

    –Amber

  8. Jeanette Chen October 25, 2012 at 9:46 pm #

    I’m drooling just looking at all these pictures France! Thanks for including some of my favorites. This week, I’ve linked up Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (gluten-free) and Spiced Chicken Shawarma Wraps (so good!).

  9. Lauren @ Oatmeal With A Fork October 25, 2012 at 9:53 pm #

    What an awesome list! I’m really excited to try a few of those! Thanks for hosting France and Joshua…this week I’ve added my Caramel Apple Pie. Have a great week!!

  10. Jan @ The Nerdy Farm Wife October 25, 2012 at 11:02 pm #

    What a wonderful collection of recipes! I just found your site & this is my first time linking up. Thanks for letting me share my Honey Tootsie Rolls recipe!

  11. annie @ montanasolarcreations October 26, 2012 at 2:02 am #

    Oh my goodness, that was a fabulous list of yummy looking food! I just made a Sourdough Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with coconut oil yesterday and shared the recipe :) Thanks for hosting!

  12. Shelley Alexander October 26, 2012 at 3:43 am #

    France, There is so much yummy goodness shared on your blog that I don’t know what recipe I want to try first! I must pin to Pinterest immediately! Thanks for putting together such a wonderful collection. :)

  13. Debbie@ Easy Natural Food October 26, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    Fantabulous lineup! All extremely drool-worthy…. I’m a little late to the party, but I have linked up my chicken curry with grapes recipe. Have a wonderful weekend!

  14. Miz Helen October 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm #

    Awesome Treats! Hope you had a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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