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Mouth-watering Olive Oil Recipes for Salad Dressing

If you are anything like me, a salad without the olive oil is just plain naked. There’s a good reason for that because many of the vitamins in fruits and vegetables are fat soluble – meaning that they need a bit of fat for absorption. And wouldn’t you know it but studies have shown that [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:36+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Olive Oil|0 Comments

Are there Benefits of olive oil massage for infants?

According to a small study at the University of Sheffield Medical School: “In contrast to sunflower seed oil, topical treatment with olive oil significantly damages the skin barrier, and therefore has the potential to promote the development of, and exacerbate existing, atopic dermatitis. The use of olive oil for the treatment of dry skin and [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:41:36+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Natural Health, Olive Oil|0 Comments

Natural Sleep Remedies with Oils

Can’t get to sleep or have interrupted sleep? Looking for something to replace those awful sleeping pills? Try these three natural bed time cures and see if they work for you. At the very least, they can’t hurt. Castor Oil Rub a couple of drops or more of Castor Oil on each of your eyelids [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:42:09+00:00 May 10th, 2014|Castor Oil, Natural Health, Olive Oil|0 Comments

Olive Oil Granola With a Twist

  There’s nothing quite like home-made granola. It’s fab for breakfast or any time you need something crunchy and nutty. Commercial granola is often sickeningly sweet and full of raisins, which is great if you love raisins. I don’t and I don’t like the overpowering sugar rush either. This recipe is heavy on the nuts [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:42:10+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Olive Oil, Real Food|0 Comments

How can I tell if my Olive Oil is Good Quality?

So your very expensive bottle of Olive Oil says “extra virgin” on the label but how do you know that it’s telling the truth? Unfortunately, ‘doctoring’ Olive Oil with inferior oil like canola, deodorising and bleaching it with chemicals, then adding artificial colours and flavours is a distressingly widespread practice. Extra virgin Olive Oil is [...]

By | 2017-04-10T19:42:10+00:00 March 15th, 2014|Olive Oil, Real Food|0 Comments