Thursday, July 19, 2012

Tropical Traditions Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway

Coconut palms in South Beach Miami from my 2010 trip. 
 I received a jar of Organic Virgin Coconut Oil last month from Tropical Traditions. It was a promotional gift from Tropical Traditions and I was under no obligation to make a review or host a giveaway. However I really was impressed with the company, therefore I'm happy to share about the product and host a giveaway for one of my readers. The packaging of the oil was extremely environmentally conscious. The oil it self comes in a glass jar. Instead of being packed with non-biodegradable styrofoam packing peanuts like so many other products, it is secured in cardboard casing. The shipping box was sealed with paper tape as well, which is something I pay a lot more attention to now that I have switched to using paper tape.

The coconut oil itself is undeodorized and has a sweet pleasant coconut smell. I like it so much I made a new batch of vegan Coconut Lip Balms with it.

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I've also enjoyed using it on popcorn. I even made mayonnaise with it, which is something I had been wanting to try for a long time. Tropical Traditions has a lot of great recipes on their site with videos. Here is their demonstration video for making mayonaisse:
Are you new to cooking with coconut oil? Are you an expert? I would love to know if you have favorite recipes. You can enter to win this giveaway for coconut oil below. You can even get extra entries by sharing your recipes with coconut oil in the comments section, since I'm really interested to see how everyone else likes to use virgin coconut oil.
Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil - 32 oz.
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.
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