The Oil Showdown: Olive vs. Coconut

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on January 11, 2013

Sometime in the past two years, I’ve stopped buying vegetable oil. I didn’t realize this until my husband was searching for some to bake treats for Christmas and we noticed the expiration date from a very long time ago. What alternatives did I have to offer him? Extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil.

With this, I couldn’t explain to him exactly why I was only buying olive and coconut oils instead of the more conventional (and inexpensive) vegetable and canola oils. I bought them because they were supposed to be healthier, but didn’t know why. These trendy oils had stumped me.

Here’s the lowdown on the two trendy oils. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE