Best High Temperature Oils To Cook With

I get a lot of questions about what oils are best for cooking. Here is a breakdown of what I like to cook with and the benefits of each oil.

Rice bran oil:

  • Full of antioxidants, and rich in Vitamin E.
  • The smoke point of 490F good oil for frying.
  • Also good for your skin and has anti-inflammatory properties.

Grapeseed oil:

  • Very High in PUFA Omega-6s, Especially Linoleic Acids, good for hair skin and nails.
  • The smoke point of 420F


  • Not likely to affect people with dairy or casein intolerance.
  • High smoke point of 482F.
  • Rich in oil soluble vitamin A & E
  • Supports healthy digestive track
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Make sure it is made from grass-fed cows, goats or sheeps

Coconut oil:

  • Rich in Lauric acid (a fatty acid that can kill viruses, bacteria, and fungi)
  • The smoke point of 350F

Olive Oil:

  • Good for low-temperature cooking (simple sautee)
  • Best for salads and salad dressings
  • The smoke point is 374F

What do you think?

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  • Karen
    August 3, 2018

    You are amazing and beautiful thank you for always sharing all the foods that are healthy for us! I need to get healthy again! God bless you!

  • Cindy
    August 28, 2018

    Do you use perilla oil or avocado oil? What do you feel about the health benefits of those two?