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  • Switch From Butter To Olive Oil… You Will Love It!

    Try opening any of your parents’ or grandparents’ classic cookbooks from the 1960s or 1970s, when French cuisine ruled the world, and you’re bound to find recipes oozing with butter. For decades, few cooks dared to imagine replacing butter with a healthier option. Now we know that while butter is rich in saturated fat, olive […]

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    May 14, 2018
  • How to Throw a Cinco de Mayo Party

    We’re big fans of Mexico and we love Mexican dinner parties, so how about throwing one of our own? Here’s how: design a red, white and green color scheme (keep it classy rather than tacky), put together a Ricardo Arjona playlist and draw up a simple but impressive menu (don’t forget tacos and guacamole). Órale! […]

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    May 2, 2018
  • Seasonal Fruits & Veggies to Enjoy this Fall

    Fall is such an exciting time of the year. Apart from Halloween costumes and hay rides, the autumn season also brings a bountiful harvest of healthy and delicious produce, ranging from squash and sweet potatoes to apples and pears. Check out our chart to see what produce is in season!   Try some of our recipes […]

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    October 10, 2017
  • Grilling Tips From STAR

    Keep It Hot. Preheat your grill 15 to 25 minutes before you plan to start cooking – this will help sear the food, improve flavor, and prevent sticking. Brush It Off & Oil It Up. After preheating, use a wire grill brush to clean off any debris that has accumulated on your grill. Then, to reduce […]

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    May 19, 2017
  • Make Mom Feel Like a STAR on Mother’s Day

    Take advantage of Mother’s Day to show your Mom just how much she means to you. Here are some ideas to help you make the most of Mother’s Day!

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    May 11, 2017
  • Marbleized Easter Eggs using STAR Olive Oil

    For marbleized eggs, coat eggs with a base color and let dry. Mix STAR Extra Light Olive Oil into another color of dye. The oil will repel color in some places and the dye will adhere in others, creating a marbled effect.

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    April 10, 2017
  • Tips for a Healthier 2018

    If you take small steps in the direction of your goals everyday, you’ll soon find yourself with redoubled energy, loving the way you feel and look, and more eager to make small, healthy changes to your daily routine. Here are some starter tips.

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    February 8, 2017
  • Five Healthy Habits for Better Eating

    The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to set goals for your health and fitness and work to achieve them. A healthy diet is one of the biggest components in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, so we’ve offered some tips below to help get you started.

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    January 3, 2017
  • Red, White and Blue Easy Fruit Tart

    This fruit tart is a wonderfully delicious dessert. You can use any fresh fruit that you love! In this version we used red and blue fruits to make it a patriotic Veteran’s Day treat. It’s the perfect thing to share with any veteran that you know! Did you know that Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on […]

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    November 11, 2016
  • Gooey Monster Cookies

    These cookies are so chewy and delicious and so much fun for Halloween! When baking with STAR Butter Flavored Olive Oil make sure you use our conversion cart.

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    October 21, 2016
  • Creepy Pizza Skins

    Make fun and spooky pizza potato skins for a festive Halloween meal or appetizer. These are fun to decorate as goblins, witches, princesses and superheros.

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    October 21, 2016
  • Gluten-Free Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes

    We love so many things about Halloween but the challenging part is all the sugary foods between the Halloween parties and the Trick or Treating. Add a gluten or wheat allergy in there and you are in for difficult time. These cupcakes are SO GOOD that you won’t even notice they are gluten free!
    We dressed them up a bit for Halloween but these cupcakes are amazing to eat just plain!

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    October 21, 2016
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