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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Why Apple Cider Vinegar is Perfect For Marinating Meat

    Marinades are a centuries-old way of preparing meat. They were first used in the Renaissance to make meat juicier or to mellow the flavor of game. Today, marinades are generally used to bring out the flavor of the meat. An ideal ingredient for this purpose (among many other uses!) is apple cider vinegar. As a […]

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    November 29, 2018
  • World Diabetes Day

    World Diabetes Day – Nuts Help Prevent Diabetes

    World Diabetes Day, held every year on November 14, is a good time to remember that nuts are great allies in the fight against this disease. A number of scientific studies have proven that, thanks to their simple sugars, which don’t concentrate in the blood, nuts can keep blood sugar levels down. The PREDIMED (Prevention […]

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    November 13, 2018
  • Hummus, A Great Ally In The Kitchen

    Hummus is a highly versatile spread that works wonders with all kinds of dishes, including grilled fish and roast chicken, as well as making a delicious dip for vegetable crudites.

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    November 8, 2018
  • Mediterranean diet

    Enjoy Mediterranean Diet… Anywhere!

    One of the joys of the Mediterranean diet is undoubtedly the marvel that is olive oil, highly valued for its numerous health benefits, including its well-known cardiovascular properties. A dash of olive oil can give any dish a Mediterranean flavor. It’s as easy as that! Simply drizzle some extra virgin olive oil over a salad, […]

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    November 8, 2018
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    4 Simple Spaghetti Recipes

    With these four recipes you can make a delicious spaghetti dish with just a pot and a frying pan: Spaghetti with Garlic, Olive Oil and Parmesan Serves 4 Time: 20 minutes Easy Ingredients: 400 g spaghetti, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh oregano and grated Parmesan cheese. Cook the spaghetti at the same time that you infuse the garlic […]

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    November 7, 2018
  • 5 Tips to Understanding Pasta

    You cook it at home, you can find it in restaurants all over the world, you invent and reinvent it with whatever you’ve got at hand and you can’t get enough of it. If you’d like to know more about this highly versatile ingredient, here are five tips to understanding pasta. Pasta is a great source […]

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    September 7, 2018
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