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  • Tips for a healthy heart

    Tips for a healthy heart

    You can help keep your heart healthy just by making a few simple changes to your lifestyle. Start taking care of your heart with these 4 handy tips. Follow a healthy diet: make fruit, vegetables and nuts your trusty allies. And cook with extra-virgin olive oil, which helps protect your heart. Sleep well: get at least 7 […]

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    September 29, 2022
  • How Is Red Wine Vinegar Made?

    How is red wine vinegar made?

    Do you want to know how red wine vinegar is made? It’s simple!   The etymology of the word “vinegar” tells us a lot about it: it comes from the Latin terms vinum (wine) and acre (sour), and people have been making it for more than 7,000 years. Red wine vinegar is the result of the […]

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    July 26, 2022
  • Olives for every occasion

    Olives for every occasion

    Do you know STAR olives? Different and delicious varieties for any occasion, but all of them healthy and full of flavor. Here are some suggestions:  * GARLIC AND JALAPEÑO STUFFED GREEN OLIVES: Perfect for a charcuterie board or a snack with family and friends. All your guests will be impressed by the flavor.  * PIMIENTO […]

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    July 21, 2022


    The question demands a clear answer. In truth, there’s just one: extra virgin olive oil. Why is that? Well, for the following reasons:  It’s just the juice from olives, with no additives and nothing processed. It couldn’t be more natural.  Olive oil contains unsaturated fatty acids, essential for cardiovascular health.  It’s incredibly versatile. It can […]

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    May 2, 2022
  • Vegetarian appetizers

    Vegetarian Christmas Appetizers

    There’s more to appetizers than smoked salmon canapés, Spanish ham and gourmet cheese. How about a tasty selection of vegetarian snacks? Here are some ideas to get you going:  Pizarro walnuts. A handful of walnuts to go with the welcome cocktail? Just the thing!  Dried fruit. No added sugar or saturated fat and rich in fiber.  Avocado […]

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    December 20, 2021
  • chicken thighs

    The best way to cook chicken thighs

    1. Roast Roasting takes longer but gives you the crispiest result. Preheat the oven to 356 F, arrange the chicken thighs on an overproof dish, season with salt and pepper, brush with STAR extra-virgin olive oil and bake for 50 minutes. Baste the chicken regularly with the cooking juices.  2. Fried Warm a dash of […]

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    December 9, 2021
  • halloween

    Tips for the Scariest Halloween Ever

    On Halloween, anything and everything goes. And you can use scary food for an extra dose of fright – before eating it yourself, of course! Follow these simple tips for a deliciously creepy Halloween.  Cut out a spooky face, with ghastly eyes and mouth, from a thin slice of cheese. Serve it on top of […]

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    October 27, 2021
  • tasty breakfast

    Start the Day on the Right Foot

    Happy World Food Day! Here are three tasty breakfast options to celebrate in style.  Chocolate galore! Stir a couple of teaspoonfuls of pure cocoa powder into a glass of very cold walnut milk. Next, drizzle some STAR extra-virgin olive oil over a slice of toasted whole grain bread and add some avocado and Parmesan shavings. It […]

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    October 13, 2021
  • Three vegan pasta recipes

    Pasta is the unbeatable go-to option when you’re feeling hungry but don’t want to slave over a hot stove for hours. So here are three easy, healthy and tasty vegan pasta recipes. Make sure you’ve got some STAR extra-virgin olive oil on hand: you’ll need it. Try out these dishes for yourself and let us know how […]

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    September 28, 2021
  • French Fries

    Healthy French Fries

    Did you know that you can make irresistible French fries without frying? But be warned: they can be very addictive!  Simply slice the potatoes and soak them in ice water for 10 minutes to remove the excess starch.   After patting them dry with a paper towel, lay them on a baking sheet and brush them […]

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    April 14, 2021
  • fried eggs

    Three ideas for a laugh on April Fool’s Day

    Laughing and eating are two of life’s great pleasures. Why not combine them with these food-based pranks guaranteed to surprise everyone on April’s Fools Day?  A fake fried egg How about delighting your loved ones with a special fried egg breakfast? Make them using Greek yogurt or cream cheese and apricot (it’s breakfast all the same, just not […]

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    March 29, 2021
  • STAR olives

    Three tips for enjoying olives

    Delicious, rich, aromatic and so, so good for you. That’s what olives are – a miracle of heart-healthy fatty acids, perfect for eating any time of day and in many different ways. Here are some ideas to make the most of those delicious little morsels.   Add them to your salads Cut in slices, they’re a great addition […]

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    March 29, 2021