McKinney Mommas: Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Review & GIVEAWAY - ends 6/5 - US/CAN Google+

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Review & GIVEAWAY - ends 6/5 - US/CAN

  Coconut Oil?  

When I think of Coconut Oil, I think of a tanned beach bum, slathering them self up to "crisp" in the sun back in the 80's. Did we really do that? I know my dad used to use baby oil to tan with...YUCK! Well, after receiving a sample of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil, I have a new picture in mind.


It's a picture of me in the kitchen, cooking up some delicious concoctions, getting great antioxidant benefits from cooking with this unrefined coconut oil. No heat treatments are used in the production of this oil, so all the natural health benefits are still intact by being cold-pressed.

Tropical Traditions recommends replacing your polyunsaturated oils (vegetable oils like corn & soy), with coconut oil.  Due to the high heat stability, coconut oil can be used to fry and cook other foods at very high heat temperatures. It also has a high level of saturated fat, which makes it stable, resistant to rancidity and able to last for up to 2 years!

I had fun incorporating the Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil into my diet for a week, to try out the product. I cooked up some shrimp for dinner, replacing my olive oil with coconut oil, wow it added a deliciously fresh and sweet coconut essence to the whole dish


I also added a tiny bit to my hot coffee, instead of sugar or a sweet flavored syrup, the coconut oil added a nice mellow coconut flavor. I instantly thought of how delicious it would taste in a blended coffee drink (that will be for next week) - I'd call mine the Iced Coconut Coffee Frappe or Mocha!

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NOTE: Please be sure to check with your doctor or nutritionist before making any major diet changes, as each person's need for fat intake is different depending on existing health concerns.  

And now for the FUN PART..................

~ GIVEAWAY ~ 

Gold Label Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Win 1 quart of  Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil!
Tropical Traditions is America's source for coconut oil. Their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is hand crafted in small batches by family producers, and it is the highest quality coconut oil they offer. You can read more about how virgin coconut oil is different from other coconut oils on their website: What is Virgin Coconut Oil? You can also watch the video they produced about Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil:
Tropical Traditions also carries other varieties of affordable high quality coconut oil. Visit their website to check on current sales, to learn about the many uses of coconut oil, and to read about all the  advantages of buying coconut oil online. Since the FDA does not want us to discuss the health benefits of coconut oil on a page where it is being sold or given away, here is the best website to read about the health benefits of coconut oil.

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.
 

32 comments :

  1. We do use coconut oil! We use it for cookies and baked goods, my husband will eat it out of the jar by the spoon when I am not looking, I have used it as hair conditioner when I ran out of the other and skin conditioner (it works GREAT), there are just SO many uses for it!

    Tropical Traditions is the BEST!

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  2. I have never tried it but I love trying new recipes, and I know they have some great ones to choose from on their website.

    inman@mobap.edu

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  3. i did try it for making cookies

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  4. No I have never used coconut oil before. I have heard such good things that I really want to try it and maybe even completely replace my shortening usage with coconut oil.

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  5. I was Number 122 and that recipe looks so yummy

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  6. Haven't used it yet, but I would love to try it in my baking.

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  7. Yes I use it and love it for recipes and making popcorn. I also use it to fry with on the rare occasions that I actually do fry anything.

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  8. I like to use it in baked goods. eclairre(at)ymail(dot)com

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  9. to fry and on my elbows and knees

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  10. I want to use it for both cooking (so delicious!) and my skin.

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  11. Just started to use it in my form of Chinese cooking

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  12. I use T.T. coconut oil ALL THE TIME!! I love it! In addition to cooking with it, I also use it for skin care and wound care. It's great stuff!

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  13. I haven't, which is why I'm so excited to be entered in this giveaway!

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  14. I have heard it is a great eye makeup remover!

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  15. My favorite way to use coconut oil is in skincare products such as cold process soaps and body butters, body melts!

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  16. I've never used it before but I've been trying to go healthier, I would use it to fry and make salad dressing.

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  17. Yes--I am learning to use it in my regular cooking and baking.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  18. I've used coconut oil in baking and cooking. I like it in my granola a lot!

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  19. Yes I have used coconutoil. I love frying shrimp in it. Also, great for grilling pineapple too!

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  20. I have not used it, but would love to try it, I also hear that it's good for your skin.
    I could not find anywhere to vote for your recipe, thought maybe it's over.
    thanks for the giveaway
    lc.22@live.com

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  21. I've never used it. I'd try it in my cooking.

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  22. I have never tried it either, but over in Hawaii they cooked our omelets in it, and I liked them.

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  23. I've never used it before but would love to try it

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  24. I have used coconut oil before and I plan to use it to cook. Thanks for the great giveaway! :D

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  25. Just saw on Dr. Oz that is gets rid of dandruff! I have to try it!

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  26. I've never used it, but my husband has been wanting to try it. He wants to use it in his cooking, but I'm not sure what he wants to cook with it. :P

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  27. no i havnt i will use it for cooking

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  28. Yes, love it- we use it to make popcorn on the stove- you dont' even need to add butter.
    Sherry Conrad
    discriminating_diva at yahoo dot com

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  29. I use coconut oil all the time in cooking. I'm subscribed to TT's newsletter under howdykitty@yahoo.com

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  30. no, but I would try it with shrimp
    mightynaynay(at)cs.com

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  31. I would use it on my skin & hair. Would like to cook with it, but don't know how.

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  32. I like to use it in my baking.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

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