For years we were under the impression that fat was bad. But things aren’t always so black-and-white. There are different types of fat, some better for us than others. Here’s the lowdown on the better-for-you fats — olive oil, safflower oil, almond butter and more — and ways to incorporate them into your favorite dishes.
Tag: grapeseed oil
Have you tried grapeseed oil? This healthy fat is extracted from the tiny inner seeds of the same grapes used to produce wine, and it’s perfect for stir frying, sautéing, baking and frying. With a light, nutty taste no cholesterol or transfat, Sadaf grapeseed oil is loaded with Vitamin E and antioxidants.
You can buy your own Sadaf Grapeseed Oil or enter in the comments for a chance to win some. Just let us know, in the comments, what dish you’d love to try with grapeseed oil. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, March 29 at 5 p.m. EST.
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So tell us, what dish would you try with grapeseed oil?
What is Grapeseed Oil?
Made from the same grapes used for wine making, grapeseed oil is extracted from the tiny inner seeds. Commonly imported from countries like France and Switzerland, this light and fresh oil is becoming more widely available in the United States.
Its clean and mild flavor makes it a better choice in dishes where you don’t want the flavor of the oil to compete with the other ingredients.
Grapeseed also has an extremely high smoke point, making it ideal for high cooking temps in cooking techniques like stir frying, sautéing, baking and frying,