Are Mashed Potatoes Okay With Coconut Oil

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  1. lampofred

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    Can't wait till my thyroid arrives again but until then I have to keep metabolism up with coffee. Without it I am just a very slow blob, but with it, I quickly get manic, ammonia toxicity symptoms, and at that point eating potatoes becomes a must.

    But at the same time, I don't want to use butter/ghee/cream to make potatoes because I'm trying to get serious about depleting PUFA and that would be a lot of additional PUFA/estrogen in the amount necessary to make tasty mashed potatoes.

    Does anyone have any experience using coconut oil to make mashed potatoes? I looked up a vegan potato recipe using coconut oil instead of butter and the general tone seemed negative... I don't want to make it and then throw it away because it tasted inedible.
     
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    Use coconut milk instead of the oil.

    Coconut oil may be prone to making the final taste/texture not so good, whereas I would think coconut milk would be a little better.

    I've never had coconut milk, but I want to give it a shot soon (can be used as a whole milk substitute to avoid PUFA too with coffee/"to cream"/etc.).

    You can use like half a cup of coconut milk (for like around 1.5-2x the same portion in dry potatoes) with a pinch of (non-vegetable oil) butter and/or just a pinch of ghee/etc. and salt with optional peppers/spice maybe if you'd like.
     
  3. Liubo

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    I like coconut oil potatoes. They don't turn out as coconut-y as you would think.
     
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