Once a essential part of the traditional Pacific Islander diet, delicious coconut is fast becoming a fundamental in modern healthy diets as well.
Coconut contains lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid which is also found in human breast milk. Lauric acid makes up to 50% of coconut oil.
Coconut oil is tremendously beneficial and you can use it as a substitute to butter and other vegetable oils. It is firm at cooler temperatures, and it becomes liquid when warmed. It takes the heat well and can be used for baking, deep-frying, and also stir-frying or wherever else you would use vegetable oil.
Only one tablespoon of coconut butter can provide 2 grams of fiber as well as minor amount of iron, potassium and magnesium. Same as coconut oil, the coconut butter belongs to the group of unbelievable super-foods that boost immunity and are a great fight against viruses and bacteria.
Coconut butter contains medium chain triglycerides (MCT) which help in the process of building of all cells in the human body. These medium chain fatty acids are protecting us against cancer and many other diseases.
Furthermore, they fight osteoporosis by endorsing the absorption of the calcium. Coconut butter truly stimulates the metabolism by slowing down the aging and promoting weight loss.
This unbelievable food is promoting calcium absorption and there by boosts immunity, destroys viruses and bacteria, protects against cancer, prevents osteoporosis and also many other progressive diseases. Also slows down the ageing and it is very good for skin radiance.
Here is how you can make coconut butter with only one ingredient
Very easy to make and also you’ll have many benefits of using it.
- 6 cups of shredded unsweetened coconut
- Put the shredded coconut into a food processor.
- Take a spoon and scrape down the side of the bowl. This will only take about 10 minutes. The result is fine creamy butter.
- You can keep it in a fridge or at room temperature.
- It’s ready!