Benefits of Coconut Oil

A lot of my recipes call for Extra Virgin Coconut Oil.  Coconut oil is so good for you!  I feel like it is one of the things that has helped me with my inflammation and pain.

Ideally you should eat about 2 tablespoons a day.  That may sound like a lot but as you start to cook with it you might be surprised at how often you can put it in your diet.

Here is a list of some of the benefits that I feel are important.

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Fajita Chicken Bake

Life can get busy sometimes.  It may seem like you don’t have time to eat healthy.  For those times when you need a quick, easy and healthy dinner fajita chicken bake is perfect!  Prep time is 5 minutes or less!  And it is so good!

You will make it casserole style in a 9×13 baking dish.  You can leave it casserole style and eat it with rice, veggies or make homemade tortillas and eat it fajita style.

Fajita Chicken Bake

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Healthy Baked Beans

Several years ago someone gave me a great baked beans recipe.  It had ketchup, brown sugar (lots of brown sugar), molasses, etc.  It was so good!  Probably because of all the sugar!

We are having a family get together this weekend and one of the menu items is baked beans.  When you are eating healthy and not eating refined sugar, baked beans are a big NO.  So . . . instead of going without I decided to make my own.  I think I have succeeded!

Healthy Baked Beans

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauce is a great condiment to have in the fridge.  It tastes great on your meat.  Especially chicken!

When you decide to not eat refined sugar a misconception is you will miss out on the good food.  That’s what I thought!  Well, you don’t have to miss out.  You just need to spend a few extra minutes to make it from scratch.

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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