Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway

Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

I was excited to arrive home this weekend to a plethora of packages at my mailbox. One was from Tropical Traditions. They package coconut oil of all kinds, plus household cleaners, supplements, etc. Their site is chock full of all natural products!
Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is the product I was sent to review. I have to admit, I was very impressed with both the company and the product.

What is Virgin Coconut Oil? Find out here!

The packaging is magnificent! It was sent in a sturdy box, well padded, with the jar zip-lock bagged inside. I was surprised to see the product came in a glass jar! My husband and I are both sticklers for packaging and even he was impressed with this one!

Tropical Traditions Box

Tropical Traditions Packaging

I have to admit, I’m a coconut oil junkie. I use it from everything to sauteing vegetables, pan frying chicken breasts, adding it to my smoothies, and washing my face. But sometimes I like to just take a tiny spoonful and eat it straight from the jar.

Tropical Traditions Jar

Here is what I noticed immediately. This stuff is smooth as silk. I can’t say I noticed a particular difference in taste from any other coconut oil, although it did seem more “coconut-ty”, if that makes any sense to you. You can smell it as soon as you open the jar. I can say for certain that the texture was completely different. After a taste of this, I tried the brand sitting on my counter at the present time, and I can tell you that Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil has a much smoother, more refined texture. The other oil seemed more “lumpy” in comparison.

I can’t wait to try it in some of my favorite recipes! Then I can say for certain if Tropical Traditions will replace my regular brand, which, by the way, is whichever oil is on sale!

Have you jumped on the Coconut Oil bandwagon yet? What do you use it for?

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If you’d rather just go ahead and purchase Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil without waiting for the results of the giveaway, then please go here! (If you order by clicking on any of my links and have never ordered from Tropical Traditions in the past, you will receive a free book on Virgin Coconut Oil, and I will receive a discount coupon for referring you.)

Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

33 Responses to Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway

  1. Gigi says:

    I used it once MANY MANY years ago to condition my hair but I am sure this is much different.

  2. Tania conwell says:

    I cook with coconut oil! Also delicious in baked good, such as Jessica Seinfeld’s blueberry muffin recipe:)

  3. Wow! So many uses for one product! I’d love to try this!

  4. Christy says:

    LOvE coconut oil! I use it for my hair, skin, baking, cooking, etc.!

  5. Mandy says:

    Love it!I use it for cooking, washing my face, and give it to my chocolate lab daily!

  6. Never used coconut oil before, but I would like to try it

  7. Emily says:

    I use it for both cooking and for skin care, but my favorite thing to do with it is make homemade popcorn!

  8. rod jackson says:

    Yes, I love using it for fried foods.

  9. Rachel says:

    I have just jumped on the wagon.. i LOVE it! I have found some awesome healthy treat recipes to use it in and it is great. I also use it to cook stirfry veges in too. Yum!

  10. Lisa Jones says:

    I do love it and use it for all my pan frying and for baking.

  11. Meghan says:

    Yes! I use it for all my frying 😉

  12. Tannis W says:

    So far, I’ve only used coconut oil as a face and body moisturizer. I would really like to start using it in cooking and baking.

  13. Edmund Wu says:

    I use it for sauteing/cooking.

  14. Carol Ann says:

    I love coconut oil in so many ways. My mom uses it to make her popcorn. It’s so much better that way. I’ve even used coconut oil to remove a plantar wart (it’s an anti-viral). My favorite thing is to cook Thai pork in it. Sooooo yummy!

  15. Catherine Palumbos says:

    I use it for cooking, as a moisturizer and for making soap.

  16. Beth says:

    I use it for cooking, baking, skin care, hair care, and oral care.
    So versatile!

  17. Mimi says:

    My family is (mostly) dairy free – so I use coconut oil anytime a recipe calls for butter – it is especially good in waffles and other baked goods.

  18. I use it for cooking & baking primarily, and as ‘skin cream’ in the winter.

  19. Anne Taylor says:

    Yes! We love coconut oil! We use it for all of our cooking, baking etc. and we use it on our hair, our scalp and skin!

    thanks

  20. Sarah Jane says:

    I use it for cooking and oil pulling.

  21. My current fav coconut oil! Used it for about 2 years now. I use it in baking, on my skin (and sons) and in my coffee every morn 🙂

  22. Deb says:

    I use it for cooking, baking, lotion bars, and soap.

  23. Courtnee says:

    I look forward to trying this brand of coconut oil. The last I tried was gritty at times.

  24. Just bought my very first jar! I havent used it yet.

  25. Marla says:

    I use Coconut oil for baking and would like to use it now for soapmaking! My little 2-year old boy loves to eat it! Seriously! I give him a teaspoon or so a day!

  26. Jayme Myers says:

    I love using it for my hair! Makes it so soft and shiny

  27. krysprincess says:

    no i havent jumped on the coconut band wagon yet

  28. I really want to start eating/cooking with coconut oil more, especially for the MCTs. This will kick start my efforts!!

  29. Elena Vo says:

    I haven’t but I would love to! So many great recipes and ideas out there for coconut oil. I think I’d start with the chocolate coconut fudge recipe that I have written down somewhere.

  30. loriag says:

    I cook with coconut oil. I use if for frying, in baking. It is great.

  31. Elizabeth G. says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking, baking, and hair care. I love it!

  32. Patricia Vollman says:

    So many recipes , this is so great.

  33. Meghan says:

    Everything! We love it!

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