Best tips we ever learned… plus the oil we like best for flavor, freshness, and nutrition Mistake #1: Buying stale olive oil “off the shelf.” Olive oil, unlike wine, does not get better with age. Like milk, eggs, meat, and many other foods, olive oil is perishable. The olive is, after all, a fruit. Similar to other fruit juices, olive oil is best enjoyed fresh-squeezed. That’s … [Read more...] about Do You Make These Mistakes When You Buy Olive Oil?
People have been reaping the benefits of olives for thousands of years. Olive trees are native to the Mediterranean, as is the olive’s reputation for delicious flavor and better health. Many studies have shown that death from cardiovascular diseases (the number one cause of death in the U.S.) is significantly lower in countries around the Mediterranean Sea. This discovery … [Read more...] about New Research – Olive Lovers Enjoy Better Health & Blood Sugar!
"Of all the health-destroying foods on the market, those made with highly processed vegetable and seed oils are some of the worst. When consumed in large amounts, as they are by most Americans, they seriously distort your important omega-3 to omega-6 ratio. In a perfect world, this ratio is 1:1—but the average American is getting 20 to 50 times more omega-6 fats than omega-3 … [Read more...] about These 5 Cooking Oils Destroy Your Health
This is a keeper! Easy, quick and delicious for all kinds of recipes. My latest discovery is ... wait for it ... already prepared cauliflower rice and shaved brussels sprouts. I was at Trader Joe's and spotted the cauliflower rice and then the shaved brussels sprouts. I turned it over to check the ingredients. Shocker. It was only the vegetable. Not one more thing. … [Read more...] about Cauliflower Rice with shaved Brussels Sprouts
There are many varieties of oils available for cooking in grocery stores today. Many people already have a preference as to which they prefer to use, but is it the healthiest option? Research is showing more and more that coconut oil has what it takes to promote the greatest health benefits. There are good cooking oils and then there are not so good cooking oils. Whether you … [Read more...] about Why Coconut Oil?