Tag: olives

10 Uses for Olives of All Kinds

by in Robin's Healthy Take, October 28, 2013

When it comes to phytonutrients (plant nutrients), olives offer powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, some of which are unique to olives themselves. For example, olives contain hydroxytyrosol, a phytonutrient that may help stave off cancer and bone loss. Also in olives’ favor: Almost three-quarters of olives’ fat is oleic acid, a heart-healthy, monounsaturated fatty acid.Read more

Aisle by Aisle: What To Do at the Deli Counter

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, August 3, 2009

To help make for healthier supermarket trips, we’ve filled you in on dos and don’ts for breads, cereals, dairy, bakery and frozen foods. Now we’re exploring the best choices when you roll your cart up to the deli counter.

5 Ingredients: Pasta With Anchovies, Olives & Spinach

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, May 14, 2009

You may have caught the new show on Food Network — 5 Ingredient Fix — but we wanted to try our hand at creating our own simple, healthy weeknight meals from a few pantry staples. This first attempt is based around whole grain pasta.

Spotlight Recipe: Mediterranean Tuna Wrap

by in Healthy Recipes, January 19, 2009

Fruity kalamata olives and olive oil give this tuna tons of flavor (you won’t miss the mayo). Parsley and lemon juice add the perfect amount of freshness.