Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend Recipe

Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend is a wonderful blend of three healthy oils that can be used in salad dressings or as a cooking oil.  This oil blend contains an equal balance of Omega 3, 6, and 9.  When this oil is used when cooking, flavors come through beautifully, and the blend does not burn as easily as pure coconut oil.  When melted coconut oil is combined with other oils, it will stay liquid.

In salads, this Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend provides all the benefits of coconut oil and does not have the strong taste of olive oil.  In mayonnaise, it provides firmness when chilled.

Triple Oil Blend is by Dr. Mary Enig, PhD, a nutritionist and lipid specialist, and one of the founders of the Weston A. Price Foundation for Wise Traditions in Food, Farming, and the Healing Arts.  Check out Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fats, by Mary Enig and Sally Fallon.



Mary Enig's Triple Oil Blend Recipe:
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mary Enig's Triple Oil Blend Recipe
  • 1/3 virgin cold pressed coconut oil, melted*
  • 1/3 olive oil, extra-virgin (good quality)
  • 1/3 sesame oil, unrefined
  1. Melt or liquify the coconut oil at a low heat.  Place the amount of coconut oil you want to melt either on the stove, in a container in a pot of water, or just in hot water on the counter inside separate container.  These techniques works very fast!

  2. You can melt the coconut oil in a small pan over low heat.  But you must watch it carefully to to not overheat.  Coconut melts quickly at about 76 degrees F.

  3. It is also not advised to melt coconut oil in the microwave.

  4. Once the melted coconut oil is melted, add the olive oil and sesame oil.  Place the coconut oil mixture in a jar of your choice.  Cover tightly with a lid and shake well to blend.  When coconut oil is mixed with the other oils, it stays liquid in cooler weather.

  5. Cover tightly and store at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

*  Coconut oil, also know as Copha, is one of the richest sources of saturated fat know.  Coconut Oil is fatty oil or semi-solid fat extracted from fresh coconut meat.  It will have a fresh, clean coconut smell and taste and should be colorless.  Throughout the world coconut oil is used for cooking, beauty, and healing purposes.  It is used primarily in recipes where it is melted - It is solid at room temperature.

Mary Enig's Triple Oil Blend       Mary Enig's Triple Oil Blend

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Comments and Reviews

2 Responses to “Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend Recipe”

  1. Chester Campbell

    Thank you for the informative and useful tips. I plan to prepare two-week batches of blended olive oil and coconut oil (50:50). My only concern is whether you have experienced any issues with long-term storage. Do blended oils alter their chemical composition over time so they degrade more quickly than pure oils that were never blended? How long is their shelf life? Would be glad to hear your experience and insights.

    Chester Campbell


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