I love it for its health benefits and I can't eat most other oils in higher amounts, but my meals are very fatty (and I intend to keep that that way), so that means a lot of coconut oil. However it's hard to eat the meals sometimes, while if I was to add butter - it would taste amazing (but I cannot eat butter or ghee unfortunately).

I know that one way is to use refined oil instead, but I'm not going to do that due to many health-related reasons.

So besides that, is there a way to reduce or mask the taste of coconut oil somehow? Some spice perhaps?

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    Have you considered peanuts to make coconut peanut butter? It's really the latest trend in mediocre foods, at least where I live. You can even just buy it, perhaps over the internet if it's not popular (yet?) where you live.
    – Raditz_35
    Mar 13, 2018 at 14:02
  • @Raditz_35 As much as I LOOOVE peanut butter (and peanuts), my gut doesn't like them nearly as much. :/ Coconut peanut butter sounds even more delicious... Maybe I'll make just a little bit to have half a spoon on days when I feel like having a nice treat. Thank you for suggesting! Adding to my notes :)
    – Jack
    Mar 13, 2018 at 17:22
  • @Spagirl Interesting lingual note. Languages also interest me. Though here I'd prefer to focus on adding something that masks coconut oil taste to my foods, as I am planning to use it as butter substitute for everything (and I eat very fatty meals).
    – Jack
    Mar 13, 2018 at 17:24
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    I think you're going to have trouble getting a great answer unless you make your question more specific. What types of foods are you cooking? What flavors do you prefer? I think the answer is probably "yes", but it depends on a lot of factors...
    – lspare
    Mar 15, 2018 at 17:22
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    @Ispare I just cook buckwheat or potatoes or lentils every day and I don't add any flavors to them except for potatoes, but I will stop eating potatoes. I would love to add some spices to lentils or buckwheat, but I'm not sure what would fit them. So I cook them and mix them with butter for now without anything else, but when I run out of the butter that I bought discounted, I will switch to coconut oil instead. And as you can imagine, the taste will not be so good with just the coconut oil. As for flavors, it really depends on my mood, unless I don't understand the question. :)
    – Jack
    Mar 16, 2018 at 12:23


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