Monday, April 4, 2011

Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway...

We recently got to try out a jar of coconut oil from Tropical Traditions. About Tropical Traditions: "When I first read about the wonderful benefits of coconut oil, I asked my wife Marianita, who grew up on a coconut plantation in the Philippines, if there was a more natural way to extract the oil from the coconut, so that we didn’t have to buy the refined coconut oils found in all the stores in the Philippines. She said there was a method the older generation used to extract the oil by grating the fresh coconut, extracting the coconut milk, and then letting the coconut milk stand in a covered container for about 24 hours. After about 24 hours, the oil naturally separates from the water producing a crystal clear oil that retains the full scent and taste of coconuts. So we started making our coconut oil that way and using it for our cooking needs with our three children. We couldn’t believe how wonderful it tasted, and how great we felt. We had been living on Mt. Banahaw in the Philippines for almost two years by that time, and in the year 2000 telephone service was provided to our rural farming community, allowing me to put up a website about our Philippine Herbs. I decided to also put our Virgin Coconut Oil up on the website, not really expecting people to order it because it was a bit expensive since we had to hire people to make the oil, and shipping cost a lot because of the weight. We were so surprised when people started ordering, and then re-ordering it because they felt so great after using it! They told us there was no other coconut oil like it on the market." About Virgin Coconut Oil:
"Virgin Coconut Oil is a food, and is one of the best cooking oils you can use. It has been a staple cooking oil for thousands of years in tropical climates. As a cooking oil, its chemical structure is kept in tact and therefore is resistant to mutations of fatty acid chains even when used in higher cooking temperatures, unlike most vegetable oils. Research shows that the medium chain fatty acids found in coconut oil boosts the body’s metabolism, raises body temperatures, and helps provide greater energy which can lead to weight loss. For hundreds of tasty recipes from people who use coconut oil, visit FreeCoconutRecipes.com"

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Your followers will be able to acquire their own complimentary copy of Virgin Coconut Oil book by taking part in the Referral Program: http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/referral_program.htm. When you choose “Referred by a Friend” and enter your User ID: 6127257 on their first online order, the book will be automatically added to their order and you will receive a coupon good for complimentary products for each referral made. It’s added incentive for both your readers and you! Please feel free to post the web link to our customer service page http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/customerservice.cfm so your followers can email us if they need some help placing their first web order to capture the free book."



What we thought: Everything we used our coconut oil for was delicious! It has a very delicate flavor to fried foods which was nice. The food never tasted heavy or bland. This coconut oil is very versatile and whether roasting, frying or baking, it is definitely a healthier option than many other oils:) ABCD Diaries gives Tropical Traditions an A+!

Buy It: Find this coconut oil and other wonderful products at Tropical Traditions!


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Disclosure: ABCD Diaries was given coconut oil for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

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