Sunday, January 20, 2013
Coconut Secrets - Product Review
SUGAR AND FLOUR!
Oh wait, this is a healthy foods blog... what am I doing review sugar and flour?!
That's right, that's right... it's healthy! Yes, you've heard me right, I'm going to tell you about sugar (well, it's kinda sugar) and flour - but it is not your traditional white sugar and white flour.
This company has a beautiful background story about how they are where they are in life right now. They sell a variety of products made straight from the coconut.
The two I reviewed are Coconut Flour and Coconut Crystals
So let's start with Coconut Flour!
If you've never used coconut flour, start now. There are so many reasons to using coconut flour - first, it provides a delicious, sweet and subtle coconut flavor. It also is a great alternative for those that cannot metabolically digest regular gluten-laden flour. But...the biggest reason-HEALTH! Coconut flour has soooo much fiber! 6g for every 2 TBSP! :O Not to mention the 3.5 g of protein for every 2 TBSP. all at around 60 calories.
My favorite way to use coconut flour is in smoothies! It gives me extra fiber, protein and coconut deliciousness :)
Moving on... Coconut Crystals
Just look at this comparison:
Now I can say - this isn't sugar... it's my multivitamin! How sweet (punny I know) is that?!
I've been experimenting with a lot of different recipes substituting coconut flour and coconut crystals, as well as just creating brand new ones! As soon as they're perfected they'll be up for all y'all!
If any of you have tried either of these products and made so delicious-ness with them, let me know!
Thanks Coconut Secret for the chance to review your great product! I'm also so appreciative of your high standards you set for all your products - as a consumer that is a HUGE factor!
*All I was given from Coconut Secrets was their two products to review. All statements and opinions are strictly my own.