Coconut oil has been used by many people in all parts of the world to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Coconut oil originally had a bad reputation because it is a mostly saturated fat, but today it is gaining the popularity it deserves for being a truly nutritious food. This cold season might be a good time for cold sufferers to give it a try.
Extracted from the nut of the coconut palm tree, coconut oil contains a fatty acid called lauric acid, which has anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has anti-viral properties which make it perfect for fighting winter colds. Studies have shown that coconut oil can bolster a weakened immune system by improving white blood …
Posted on December 3, 2015 1:02 pm
Our 5 favourite coconut oil recipes
As you probably already know (seeing as we just can’t stop talking about it) we coconut-crazy people at CocoMojo have started making our very own coconut oil!
If you’ve never even heard of the stuff, check out our post on the 5 different ways it can be used to get yourself acquainted. If you’ve got your jar and can’t wait to get cracking, you need to check out these recipes.
Vegan Carrot Cupcakes
We love Natasha Corrett, author of the Honestly Healthy cookbooks, for her super healthy but extremely tasty recipes – and this one looks like it will live up to the rest! This recipe for vegan carrot cupcakes is from the Honestly …
Posted on August 20, 2015 1:59 pm
Coconut oil has exploded in popularity in recent months, and we’re anything but surprised. It’s got to be one of the most versatile products that we’ve got in the cupboard, with literally thousands of ways to use it.
But, we figure you probably don’t have time to read thousands of bullet points, so let’s take that down to 5.
1 – Baking
If you ask a vegan how much they love coconut oil, it’s more than likely that they’re going to let out a mini-squeal. This is because coconut oil has given the plant based bakers of this world a delicious substitute for butter that makes vegan or super-healthy bakes totally possible.
It can be melted and used instead of …
Posted on July 28, 2015 2:31 pm
Here at CocoMojo, we know as well as you do that life isn’t all clean eating and ten squats before breakfast. We love eating healthy and getting our 10,000 steps a day, but we also love balance, because balance is key to any healthy diet.
What you need on side, whether you’re trying to get yourself back on track after over-indulging, setting yourself a healthy challenge or just struggling with your day, is a little “mojovation”..
The morning after mojovation
You wake up, your head feels like you’ve fractured your skull in several places and memories from the night before are coming back in amongst white noise like an old school television. Your mouth is dryer than it might be …
Posted on July 10, 2015 10:30 am
We are delighted to have been voted the number one best in show at the recent World Travel and Catering Exhibition in Hamburg.
The show attracted over 300 exhibitors for the three day event with a record number of attendees – and with all that choice we couldn’t be happier to have been picked out as the number one new supplier.
We were recognised not only for our environmentally friendly card can but also for the health boosting properties of our drinks which will ensure travellers stay hydrated – especially against the elements of Air plane cabins which is 10%-15% drier than most deserts!
Posted on May 25, 2015 11:48 am