5 Appetizer Recipes Made With Olive Oil Under 5 Minutes

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Does this scenario sound familiar? You invite friends over for a spontaneous happy hour on the patio. Your friends arrive, the wine flows, as does the conversation.  An absolutely perfect situation except for one important detail—you forgot the appetizers for the inevitable snack attack. Wait! Before hanging your head in shame and sending everyone home,…

How to Eat Olives this Summer

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Summer is the perfect time to eat healthy and delicious olives. But how do you enjoy them at your next party this summer? Here are some ways to include olives into your meals during the warm months. In a Salad There’s nothing like a fresh salad during summer. You can enjoy a Greek Salad with…

Low Calorie Recipe with Olives to Try in June

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If you are looking for a low calorie recipe that is also tasty, read on. Cooking with the seasons is a great because it involves selecting vegetables that are at the height of their freshness and flavor. Some fresh veggies that are available in June include summer squash, artichokes, asparagus, onions, carrots, sweet corn, and tomatoes.…

Ways to Please Your Senses with Olives

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Please your senses with olives! Did you know that you can do millions of things with olives, not just eat them? Here are some ways to fill your stomach, treat your skin and hair and smell nice with olives and olive oil. Olive oil is great for many skin-care regimens and tackle numerous issues that…

Eating Olives Lowers Your Bad Cholesterol

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For people with high cholesterol, it is important to maintain a diet that will help reduce the amount of cholesterol in your body. Olives and olive oil, known for their monounsaturated fats, can help you lower your LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol. This type of bad cholesterol can build up in your bloodstream and cling to…

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil May Help Fight Breast Cancer

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil has many health benefits, including regulating blood sugar levels, lowering the chances of heart diseases, moisturizing the skin, and even reducing the risk of some cancers.   In a study showing the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil, scientists reported that women who eat a Mediterranean diet with extra virgin…

Types of Olives and Pairings

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If you’ve ever strolled through your local supermarket, chances are that you’ve seen an olive bar in the store. Black, green, purple, pitted, stuffed…The large variety of olives may intimidate you, but after reading this, you’ll learn about the different types of olives and a few dishes that they pair well with. Ancient Greeks considered…

Five Amazing Sauces & Uses With Fresh Herbs & Extra-Virgin Olive Oils

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Extra-virgin olive oil is an essential addition for many sauces since it provides a distinctive flavor no other oil can match. It offers a near infinite amount of combination possibilities that go excellent with appetizers, entrees, snacks and much more! Though there are countless combinations that can be made, we narrowed it down to some…