Blog: Health & Nutrition

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    Have you heard about the wonderful walnut drink?

    Versatile walnuts are packed with goodness for your body. Now that more and more people are eager to look after themselves, walnuts in general and walnut drink in particular are a great way to give yourself an energy boost of healthy fats, proteins, iron and carbohydrates. In addition, walnut drink is the perfect alternative to […]

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    July 1, 2020
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    The definitive detox trick: a glass of water with a drop of Apple Cider Vinegar

    Take note of this wonder of nature that not only purifies, cleanses and detoxes, but also makes you feel full! Apple cider vinegar could become your new best ally for detoxing your body, boosting your digestion and keeping the pounds under control, thanks to its fat-burning properties. And it’s very easy to incorporate into your […]

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    June 23, 2020
  • STAR - Apple cider vinegar

    What can apple cider vinegar do for you?

    Apple cider vinegar is packed with so much goodness that once you’ve read this post you’ll be dashing out to get your hands on a bottle asap! It’s rich in acetic acid, which helps your body absorb minerals. It’s also rich in pectin, which helps your body flush out toxins. It’s a great source of […]

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    June 23, 2020
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    Apple cider vinegar works wonders with…

    It’s so versatile that it goes well with almost any ingredient. Here are some tips: With garlic, lemon and parsley: the perfect seasoning for chicken breast. With extra-virgin olive oil, a spoonful of mustard, a handful of sesame seeds and a pinch of sugar: the ideal vinaigrette for your salads. As an original dressing for […]

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    June 23, 2020
  • Five sure-fire summer sauces for pasta

    Neapolitan-style Extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper (and a pinch of sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes if necessary). Cook all the ingredient together, blend, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and mamma mia!  Pesto  Whether green or red, this versatile, original sauce always packs a punch… What an invention!  Mushrooms  Make the most of […]

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    June 16, 2020
  • STAR summer tasty vinegar

    Liven up your summer with some tasty vinegar!

    Any salad would love to be spruced up with a dash of vinegar. Red wine vinegar or Modena balsamic vinegar are great allies for creating original, refreshing summer dishes without having to whip up more complicated dressings that contain a lot more calories. So, get ready to make a light and tasty summer salad. Just […]

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    June 9, 2020
  • STAR - healthy barbecue

    The key ingredient for a healthy barbecue

    No barbecue worth its name should be without some decent extra virgin olive oil to give your meat, fish, and vegetables a healthy, tasty twist and a juicy finish. Here are some tips: Brush your food with a layer of STAR  extra virgin olive oil to stop it from sticking to the grill. Add salt […]

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    June 4, 2020
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    How to cook chicken properly

    The last thing you want when cooking chicken (especially chicken breasts), is for it to dry out. So, what can be done? Well, for tender, juicy meat, you have the perfect ally on hand: extra-virgin olive oil. Just follow these handy tips: To stop grilled chicken breasts from drying out, simply soak them in some brine […]

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    June 3, 2020
  • STAR - Olive

    Seven reasons to celebrate National Olive Day

    Well actually, there are many, many more, but here are seven to get you hooked on these delicious gems: Olives are at the heart of the Mediterranean diet, which means they’re considered one of the world’s healthiest foods. In fact, UNESCO declared them part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. They’re packed with iron, […]

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    May 29, 2020
  • STAR - Recycle cooking oil

    Do you know how to recycle cooking oil?

    There are several ways to recycle cooking oil, and dumping it down the drain is not one of them. Unfortunately not many people know that, but not to worry because this article will tell you how to properly and responsibly dispose of it. What happens when oil gets into the sewage system? Once oil gets […]

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    May 17, 2020
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    A STAR salad for kids!

    This cold pasta salad is not only irresistibly delicious and nutritious, but it’s also a quick, easy and fun dish to make with kids. First of all you need to cook some good-quality penne following the instructions on the packet (put the kids in charge of keeping their eye on the timer). Next, cut some […]

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    May 11, 2020
  • STAR - omelet with kids

    Cooking an omelet with kids

    Many people’s first chance to get creative in the kitchen is making an omelet. So here are some handy hints to get kids into cooking this recipe: Use at least two eggs for a decent result. Add a pinch of salt to the egg white before beating. Use a nonstick frying pan. If you don’t […]

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    May 11, 2020
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