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    What do you use it for? I've used it on my body and face, as an oil to braise the roast and deoderant (maybe not so great as an antipersperant but seems to work to prevent stink even when working out).

    I've read taking 1-3 teaspoons a day internally helps boost your metabolism and immune system, have you tried it?
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    I cook with it, in the frying pan. Everything from french toast to chicken, instead of olive oil or butter.

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    It's delish on popcorn instead of butter

    I've been wanting to try taking it daily, but I'm scared eat a spoonful of it :0)





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    I bought some but have been nervous to try it.



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    I use it in my protein bars. It adds some flayva-flave!
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    I use it on my dry heals!

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    I use it to make popcorn, and I have used it in homemade lip balm, sunscreen, and lotion bars. Interesting about the immune system! I don't think I've had a cold all winter, and we do make popcorn in our popper a fair bit.

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    Wow. So I can eat it and rub it all over myself.

    Can I use it as lube? What about on wood furniture?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reese'smom View Post
    I use it to make popcorn, and I have used it in homemade lip balm, sunscreen, and lotion bars. Interesting about the immune system! I don't think I've had a cold all winter, and we do make popcorn in our popper a fair bit.
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    for these “power“ bars.....
    TV Tuesday #15 - 5 Minute 4 Ingredient Raw Protein Bars (DF, GF, Sugar Free, Vegan) | beyondthepeel.net
    ...mmmmmmm

    Also use as an oil to fry in, it has a really high burning temp.

    Will have to try it on popcorn, thanks! We also use an air popper.
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    So far I'm liking it as deoderant (just on it's own, anyone have any recipes that would be deoderant and antipersperant?) and a body moisturizer. It's ok for the face, but doesn't seem to make the skin as soft as it does the body).

    So I don't have an air popper, just make it in the pot on the stove, would I melt it and put it on just like butter? Is it ok to melt in the microwave or does it lose it's useful enzymes like breastmilk does? I'm assuming if I add my salt, it won't taste coconuty?

    I've used it on it's own on my lips and I have to say I still prefer my plain shea butter, but what is the lip balm recipe?
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    It's great on toast instead of butter. I eat it by spoonful alot. It's my go too mosturizer and lip balm.

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    AM, some brands don't taste or smell coconuty at all. I switched brands bc I didn't like the coconut on, say, chicken Parmesan. The kind I use now is nil.

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    I use it on my face at night. I have put some in my coffee. Tried in on toast, but didn't like it. My friend used it on her DH feet, which are pretty smelly according to her and she said it was the first time his feet didn't stink.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AuntPetunia View Post
    AM, some brands don't taste or smell coconuty at all. I switched brands bc I didn't like the coconut on, say, chicken Parmesan. The kind I use now is nil.
    Have you tried the one that Costco is selling? I keep trying to convince my parents to start using it.

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