Tag: olive oil

Reading List: Controversy Over Olive Oil, Cloned Food + Adult Picky Eaters

by in Food News, August 13, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Meatless Monday makeover, study shows label readers eat healthier and Europe faces cloned food controversy

Diet 101: The Mediterranean Diet

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Food News, January 4, 2010

Salmon, olive oil, red wine and almonds top the list of preferred foods for this eating plan. They’re all healthy picks, but read on to learn if the Mediterranean diet is the right choice for you.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Pantry Must-Haves

by in Uncategorized, May 31, 2009

A healthy pantry is the building block for any wholesome meal. For some inspiration, I wanted to share what I keep in my pantry so I’m prepared on busy days when there’s not a lot of meal-planning time.

Spotlight Recipe: Garlic-Infused Oil Dipping Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, April 27, 2009

Olive oil is great for healthy cooking, but it’s also perfect for drizzling and dipping — add some garlic to it and I’m in heaven. Take advantage of this oil’s health benefits, and keep calories under control by limiting portions to 1 tablespoon. Serve with crusty bread, sliced pita or fresh veggies for dunking. GetRead more

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.