How To Open a Coconut

How to Open a Coconut

Fresh coconut is absolutely delicious!  Some are intimidated by the work involved in opening one.  That is why I created this short video showing you how to open a coconut.

We decided to use a corkscrew opener and a big knife in the video.  But you could also use a screwdriver and a hammer if you have one.

Another way of doing it is by changing the temperature of the coconut by putting in the oven for 10 minutes at 375ºF.  In the same train of thought, putting it in the freezer for 10 minutes will loosen the meat from the shell.

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How to Make Banana Bread

How To Make Banana Bread – Grain & Dairy free

There is a recipe I’ve been wanting to try for a while.  It’s showing how to make banana bread that doesn’t use much flour but a lot of bananas.

So I decided to test it with the addition of pecans.  I also used extra virgin organic coconut oil instead of clarified butter.

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Gluten free Muffins with Coconut and Dark Chocolate

Coconut and Dark Chocolate Muffins 560_292During a series of culinary demos organized by a nutritionist named Carole Lamirande, I was invited to cook gluten free muffins in front of a group of people.

I find it absolutely inspiring to meet people that are interested in improving the way they feed themselves.  People that want to know more, educate themselves and think differently.

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Healthy Fast Food

Is there such a thing as Healthy Fast Food?Healthy fast food

I know, you have a busy schedule.  You may have some kids to feed too.

But you still want to eat healthy.

And, sometimes, you get overwhelmed by the time you need to spend in the kitchen.

I know exactly how you feel; having a 16-year old daughter and 2 stepsons of 20 and 22 years of age.

I think you have 2 options

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Valentine muffins

Who doesn’t like Valentine’s day?
(and Valentine muffins!)  Muffins orange cranberries 13_560_292

This particular day celebrating love and couples, has become the official Magnificent Love for All day to me.  

Over the years, because Mike and I meditate, it seems that our love vibration has changed and elevated itself to a higher and more open perspective.

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Healthy breakfast

Frittata - Healthy BreakfastIf you have been following this blog for a while now, you know that the hardest part of starting of paleo diet for me was breakfast.

Healthy Breakfast associations

A healthy breakfast is often associated with “complicated”, “takes too long to prepare in the morning” and “I’ll just skip breakfast”.  

Wrong!

So, go on, keep reading…

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How to Make a Smoothie

Ever wondered how to make a smoothie?Smoothie 560_292

To me, one the hardest part of sticking to a paleo diet is breakfast.  When you get tired of eating eggs every morning, you want to know what your other options are.

There is also those mornings when your alarm clock does not ring and you have to run like crazy to get to work on time.  

What happens with breakfast?

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