Thursday, July 3, 2014

Almond Milk vs Coconut Milk: Recipes with Coconut Milk

Recipes with coconut milk combine the nutritional benefits of coconut milk with the delicious flavor of this ingredient. Coconut milk is a good substitute in some recipes for people who allergic to cow’s milk. If you are allergic to soy and are also lactose intolerant, give unsweetened coconut milk a try.

Almond Milk vs Coconut Milk: Which is More Nutritious Almond or Coconut Milk?
Recipes with coconut milk both make it easy to use diary free options. However, people often wonder which milk is more nutritious. Both supply protein and other essential nutrients to the diet. Personally, I find that coconut milk is tastier. More research has been done on it so I use it for its health benefits and beauty as well.

Almond Milk vs Coconut Milk: What is Unsweetened Coconut Milk?
Unsweetened coconut milk is different from coconut water. The water is found inside of the coconut, both dry and green coconuts have this fluid inside of them. It is useful for people who have various problems, and is an effective substitute for oral rehydration fluids.

Coconut milk is made from the flesh of the nut. People may grate chunks of the flesh by hand or do so in their blender to produce unsweetened milk. Recipes with coconut milk have a rich flavor that comes from this ingredient. Companies that produce this item commercially follow a similar process. They make the unsweetened milk available for sale either in liquid form or as a powder.
Almond Milk vs Coconut Milk: Jamaican Recipes
Unsweetened coconut milk may be added to the following recipes:
  • Jamaican rice and peas
  • Coconut ice cream
  • pancakes with cheese
  • Jamaican red peas soup and split peas soup
  • Jamaican stewed peas
  • muffins 
  • Coconut cupcakes
  • Thick Caribbean flat bread (coconut bake)
  • Potato pudding with nutmeg and cinnamon
  • Trinidad pelau (chicken, pigeon peas, herbs and coconut milk)
  • Chicken satay
  • Coconut pie
  • Coconut milk smoothies

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Lucas' Papaya or PawPaw Ointment Softens and Heals Dry, Chapped, Cracked Lip Corners

Carica papaya
Carica papaya-via Wikimedia, CCA 2.1
Both men and women are likely to have dry, cracked lips at one point or another. An excessively hot climate that lacks moisture can contribute to dry lips. 
If you are in a windy area for a time, this will also make your skin feel less supple after a while. An ointment made from pawpaw can help with this condition.

Dry, cracked lips are usually painful. At the very least, they are uncomfortable. At worst, they make it difficult to concentrate on ordinary tasks, both because of the sensation and the feeling that it negatively affects a person’s appearance. Pawpaw, which is also known as papaya, has been used for many years in Jamaica to quickly heal broken skin and it can help with bruised lips.

There are cases where dry lips are due to underlying medical conditions. If you notice that you constantly have problems with this despite using recommended treatments, you should discuss it with your doctor. For example dry lips, red eyes and fever are signs of Kawasaki disease.

People who lack the required amount of Vitamin A and several other vitamins in their diet may have problems with their skin. Certain medications can also cause this problem in men and women. Speak to your doctor if you notice that your skin is changing in any way after you start a new course of medicine.

Lucas' PawPaw Ointment for Chapped Lips
Pawpaw ointments such as Lucas’ rely on the healing properties of papaya. Jamaican papaya is rich in papain and quickly removes dead skin cells. That is why wounds heal more quickly when a poultice containing papaya is applied to a cut on the body.

Good papaya ointments are not just good for healing chapped lips. Lucas' PawPaw Ointment can also be used to quickly heal raw spots on your nose if you’ve been rubbing the skin there because you have a cold. If you or your family members get small burns, cuts or bruises every now and again, this is a handy product to keep in your home.

Disclaimer: This is not meant to replace medical advice. I have used papaya most of my life and have seen it used on wounds as well as in other applications. The link to “Lucas' PawPaw Ointment” is an affiliate link and I will earn from any sales generated through it.

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