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  • 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
  • spaghetti

    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
  • How Many Different Kinds of Pasta Are There?

    Pasta dishes are some of the most popular and well-known recipes worldwide. From their native Italy, they’ve traveled in the form of spaghetti or macaroni accompanied by pesto or Bolognese sauce to countries where they’ve created new fusions with local cuisine. You’ve probably eaten and made hundreds of pasta dishes, but what do you really […]

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    August 31, 2018
  • Healthy Salad Dressings

    Summer dishes and backyard cookouts conjure up good memories of carefree gatherings spent with family and friends. Whether it is bruschetta made from your garden tomatoes, barbecued chicken coated in a homemade marinade or a salad sprinkled with summer’s freshest produce, STAR Olive Oils and Vinegars are the perfect accent to your favorite summer dishes. […]

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    August 20, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts: Size Matters! Brussels sprouts are known to sometimes to have a bitter taste. How do you know which are bitter and which are not? From their size! Size affects flavor. The smallest Brussels sprouts are the least bitter. The larger Brussels sprouts can be used for roasting since the high heat will bring […]

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    July 31, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Spinach

    Spinach is considered a superfood because it has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and potassium. Cooking spinach can be tricky. A bunch of fresh spinach gets dramatically smaller when cooked. […]

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    July 23, 2018
  • Green Smoothies With Olive Oil

    Green smoothies have landed with a bang and are here to stay. Whether they’re in a magazine, part of the detox frenzy, or simply because we like them; these delicious juices are becoming very  popular. Have you ever thought of adding some olive oil to your smoothies? Olive oil is packed with goodness, and even […]

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    May 29, 2018
  • Dressings For Spring Salads Using Infused Olive Oils

    Do you like salads but want to spruce them up a bit? Are you tired with the same old recipes? If so, you’ll love these recipes for salad dressings using our infused olive oils! Let’s start with something easy: A Classic Mozzarella and Tomato Caprese Salad  We recommend making an aromatic salad dressing using STAR Basil Infused Olive Oil, […]

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    May 23, 2018
  • How To Barbecue Like A Master!

    Good weather can only mean one thing, barbecue season! When the sun is shining, it’s the perfect time to pull out the grill and get creative with your barbecuing skills. But don’t forget that barbecues aren’t just for hamburgers and hot dogs—they can be whatever you want them to be. So, give your imagination free […]

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    May 18, 2018