Preparation is key when it comes to eating wholesome, nutritious food that’s good for you and easy to make.
These coconut oil cooking cubes are the perfect way to jump-start any recipe and so handy to have pre-made in the fridge. In order to reap the maximum health benefits it’s important to use a good quality unrefined coconut oil to ensure you get all the nutrients and give your dish a delicious, subtle coconut taste.
PALEO | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | VEGAN | RAW
Just grab a handful of your favourite herbs; 120ml of coconut oil and your old ice cube tray and you are ready to start!
1 Cut your herbs into smaller proportions and mince garlic.
2 Place herbs in ice cube trays and add coconut oil.
3 Once this is done place in freezer to solidify. This should only take 10 minutes to harden.
4 Then pop out of ice cube tray and place in BPA free clip lock bags and place back in the freezer.
Cook’s Notes: These will last months in the freezer and when you are ready to use simply pop the cube into a heated fry pan or skillet.
Three main favourites to always keep prepared in the fridge are –
CHILLI, CHIVES, GARLIC & COCONUT OIL
Perfect to start your Chicken Curry Laksa or as your regular curry base.
ROSEMARY, GARLIC, CHIVES & COCONUT OIL
Perfect baked with veggies and a Sunday roast lamb with the remaining juice added to gravy.
BASIL, GARLIC & COCONUT OIL
Perfect to start a creamy carbonara or pasta dish.
Cook’s Notes: You can use ice cube containers to start any dish and add any ingredients you like such as coconut cream or curry powder for extra flavour.
For more coconut tips, tricks and over 100 recipes get your copy of Brynley’s debut book ‘Going Coconuts’ and your jar of Banaban Extra Virgin Coconut Oil from www.naturepacifc.com.