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Growing up my grandmother used canola oil for frying, sautéing and all of our baking needs. She used canola oil for everything that required an oil but I have learned that those oils are toxic and I am going to explain just why palm oil is beneficial to your health.
They say if you know better than you do better I met my husband and he was more health conscious than I was and he taught me how to take better care of myself. I started being more health conscious and started using oils like coconut and olive oil but just when you think you have a great oil you realize there are so many different factors to look for. You have to make sure the oils are organic, non-gmo and heat tolerant.
At last I found an oil that is everything wrapped into one and its palm oil. Palm oil is organic, non-gmo and has a smoke point of 450 degrees.
After doing some research I found that Malaysian Palm oil
- Palm Oil is nutrient dense. It’s a rich source of carotenoids pro-Vitamin A, it has a balanced fatty acid composition and high content of Vitamin E tocopherols
- Free of Trans fat. Palm fat is free of trans fatty acids
- Withstand high temperature. If you love to fry then this is the best oil to use.
- Great for cosmetic use.I make my own Shea Butter mix and now I will use Palm Oil which makes your skin soft and supple.
- Malaysia is a responsible palm oil producer.Malaysia was the first country to produce sustainable oil.
Where does Palm Oil come from?
In tropical climates, a special species of palm tree produces bunches of oil-rich fruit. Plantation workers hand pick massive fruit bunches which are then squeezed to release the palm oil.
For my popcorn lovers I have a great recipe for you
- 2 Tbsp Malaysian palm oil
- 1/4c Organic popcorn kernels
- 4 Tbsp Whole Butter
- TT Truffle salt
- 2 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese, finely grated
- 1 Tsp Fresh Thyme, chopped
- 1 tsp Fresh Rosemary, finely chopped
- Put two tablespoons of palm oil in a pot. Turn burner up to medium high heat
- Add three kernels of popcorn to the pot. Wait for them to pop
- Remove the three popped kernels all 1/4 cup of popcorn. Cover the pan, give it a shake and let it sit for 30 seconds to 3 minutes. This will enable the kernels to pop faster in crispier and more evenly cooked popcorn
- Put the pot back on the stove over medium high heat with the lid slightly open so the steam can escape. When the popcorn starts to pop shake the pot around a bit. As soon as the popping tapers off, even slightly take the pot off of the burner.
- Place popped popcorn in a bowl
- Add 4 tablespoons of butter to the pot and let it melt. Stir in the chopped herbs to infuse, then add the popcorn and salt.
- Toss with cheese and salt and taste.
Want to try palm oil for yourself?
Check out these helpful links
Malaysian palm oil: http://www.palmoilhealth.org
Have you ever used palm oil?