Tag: oil

Pantry Makeover: What to Stock, What to Skip

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, January 13, 2011

We’ve given you tips for the refrigerator, now it’s time to clean out that pantry. Besides tossing those expired products and wiping down those shelves, here are 5 items to stock up on and 5 things to toss.

Make Your Own Flavored Oils

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, Healthy Recipes, December 12, 2010

Instead of forking over tons of cash for fancy oils, make your own custom blends. Jazz up everything from salad dressings to late night snacks with these flavorful infusions — and get a dose of heart-healthy fats while you’re at it.

Olive Oil 101

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, April 3, 2009

You’ve probably heard that olive oil is good for you, but do you know why? And since oils are source of fat, can they be part of a healthy diet? Here’s the skinny on this fabulous oil and tips on how to enjoy it even if you’re watching your weight.