Vitacost Liquid Coconut Oil - Non-GMO Description
Skip the “melting step” when using coconut oil for baking or cooking—this liquid version comes (and stays!) in pourable form.
Silky-smooth, liquid coconut oil – will not solidify
Multi-purpose, nourishing oil – for cooking/baking or skin/hair care
Ideal for high-heat cooking (pan frying, stir frying, sautéing)
Natural source of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), “healthy fats”
No additives or preservatives
Tap into your tropical paradise with our versatile non-GMO liquid coconut oil. It serves as a substitute for butter and other oils in baking andmedium-heat cooking. This island tereasure is also known for its incredible moisturizing properties - use on skin and hair for all-over softness.
What is coconut oil?
Coconut oil comes from the pressed flesh or “meat” of fresh coconuts. It’s packed with beneficial nutrients, especially medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), a type of type of healthy fat that’s easily absorbed and used by the body.
While normally solid (with a “buttery” texture) at room temperature, coconut oil converts to liquid when warmed to about 76 degrees. But Vitacost® Liquid Coconut Oil comes—and stays—in pourable form, no matter how hot or cold your kitchen gets.
Perfect for baking, cooking or DIY beauty recipes for skin or hair, liquid coconut oil can be measured up, spooned in or drizzled on for tropical taste and tempting nutrition benefits.
Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
Time for an oil change!
Swap in coconut oil instead of other liquid vegetable oils (canola, olive, etc.) in recipes. Simply measure out the same amount.
Use to stir fry vegetables, meat or tofu.
Add by the spoonful to smoothies.
Try stirring it into tea or coffee.
Use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil when popping stovetop popcorn, or drizzle it on as a popcorn topping.
Spoon into soups.
Stir into salad dressings.
Soak in a coconut oil bath (add ¼ to ½ cup to tub).
Remove makeup with a coconut oil-soaked cotton ball.
Massage into hair as a deep-conditioning treatment.
Mix with salt or sugar for DIY face, body or foot scrubs.
Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]).
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon (15 mL)
Servings per Container: About 32
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||14 g||18%|
| Saturated Fat||14 g||70%|
| Trans Fat||0 g|
| Polyunsaturated Fat||0 g|
| Monounsaturated Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0%|
| Dietary Fiber||0 g||0%|
| Total Sugars||0 g|
| Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Vitamin D||0 mcg||0%|
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Other Ingredients: Coconut oil.
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Lemon-Cream Dessert Parfait (Vegan)
This light and refreshing dessert parfait includes tart, scrumptious layers of vegan lemon mousse, cake and coconut cream. Honey, lemon juice and lemon zest are added to a base of silken tofu, then blended into a satiny, satisfying mixture. Layer with dainty cubes of vegan vanilla cake or personalize with a cake flavor of your choice. Top with homemade whipped coconut cream
and a sprinkle of lemon zest. Eat slowly to make it last!
Lemon-Cream Dessert Parfait (Vegan)
- 16 oz. silken tofu
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Cake of choice (cubed)
- Coconut whipped cream
- In blender or food processor, combine tofu, honey, coconut oil, lemon juice and lemon zest; blend until smooth and creamy. Add honey to desired sweetness.
- Refrigerate mixture for at least 6 hours, or until thick.
- In small ramekin or serving glass, layer cake, lemon parfait and whipped cream.
- Top with lemon zest and drizzle of honey.
- Refrigerate until ready to serve.
- For a vegan option, replace honey with maple syrup.
- Recommended cake: vegan vanilla or pound cake.
- For homemade coconut whipped cream, refrigerate 1 can of full-fat coconut cream. Scoop out solid portion into mixing bowl and beat with hand mixer on high speed until fluffy. Add maple syrup or honey for sweetness.
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