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    Grilled Cheese with a Twist

    Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese sandwich? Simple to make and simply delicious, if made well. The classic recipe contains just three ingredients: sliced bread, butter and cheese. It’s best to use a cheese, or mixture of cheeses, that melts easily when heated: mozzarella, Cheddar, Gouda… If you want nicely toasted bread on the […]

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    March 11, 2019
  • olive oil

    Can You Freeze Olive Oil (and why should you)?

    We’re used to freezing all kinds of raw and cooked foods, so it’s not surprising that many people wonder whether they can freeze olive oil. The answer is yes! Olive oil can go bad for a number of reasons, such as not putting the top back on the bottle properly and not storing it under […]

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    February 22, 2019
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    Why You Should Include Olive Oil in Your Daily Diet

    There’s a large list of reasons… First, because it’s delicious! And so versatile that you can add it to simply any dish: from drizzling it onto your sandwiches to making tasty dressings for your salads, using it for frying, sautéing and even in smoothies (don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it). You can use it […]

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    February 21, 2019
  • VALENTINE’S DAY SNACKS

    Valentine’s Day Snacks

    Fancy surprising your partner on Saint Valentine Day this year? How about a bottle of champagne and snacks to usher in an unforgettable night? Here are some ideas for some suitably spicy snacks—the rest is up to you… Mediterranean Brochettes Make a tasty brochette by spearing a cherry tomato, mozzarella ball, basil leaf and anchovy-stuffed […]

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    February 13, 2019
  • A Quick and Easy Tip for a Great Soup

    There’s nothing like a hot bowl of soup in winter. It’s a great staple recipe for a light supper or hot lunch and you can add practically anything. A simple trick is to let it cool once you’ve made it; that way, the fat used to fry the vegetables or released by other ingredients can […]

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    February 5, 2019
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    Why the First Olives of the Season Make the Best Olive Oil

    The best extra virgin olive oil is made from the very first olives of the season. For the growing number of keen olive oil fans, the delicious, healthy result is pure ambrosia. Since it is made from olives that haven’t yet fully ripened, that is, ones that are still green (which is why it is also […]

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    February 5, 2019
  • first harvest extra virgin olive oil

    5 Dishes Where Only the First Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil Will Do

    Extra virgin olive oil made from the very first olives of the season is one of the best dressings there is. Pressed from olives that haven’t yet fully ripened, it has a uniquely intense personality that is best enjoyed raw. How? Here are five ideas: Toast Ideal at breakfast to give you a healthy, tasty […]

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    February 5, 2019
  • evoo

    The Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    You’ve already heard plenty of times (and we probably won’t stop reminding you) that extra virgin olive oil is a healthy fat, perhaps the very best. But why? Well, it’s all thanks to the fact that fatty acids like the oleic acid in extra-virgin olive oil can balance out our cholesterol levels by reducing bad cholesterol and […]

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    January 25, 2019
  • garnish

    The Perfect Garnish: Nuts and Vegetables

    Want to liven up your meat or fish dishes with something other than the same old salad, potatoes or rice? How about a fun, colorful and nutritional combination of vegetables and nuts? Read on… Spinach sauteed with raisins and pine nuts makes a mouthwatering garnish. For meat dishes, go for some char-grilled red peppers drizzled […]

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    January 16, 2019
  • Mediterranean Diet

    Natural Products For a Healthy Diet

    Stock up on these basic products if you want to follow a healthy diet. There’s no need to dash out and buy exotic, expensive items. You’ll find everything you need in your local shops ready and waiting for you! Nuts The perfect combination of fat, protein and carbohydrates. Great for your heart, they provide the […]

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    January 16, 2019
  • light dinners

    Light Dinners to Help You Survive Christmas

    Lights dinners offer a healthy salvation from the avalanche of food coming your way over Christmas and New Year. Since you’re likely to be rushed off your feet at this time of year, here are three light and healthy ideas to get you started. Crudités with hummus You can’t go wrong with crudités: crisp, fresh […]

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    December 19, 2018
  • apple cider vinegar

    CALLING ALL RUNNERS! Have you heard about apple cider vinegar?

    Apple cider vinegar is an almost magical potion for sports enthusiasts in general and runners in particular. A small bottle of this elixir is packed with so many health benefits that you should carry one with you wherever you go. Read on to learn more about all that this magical liquid can do for you. […]

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    November 29, 2018
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