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How to Make Sweet Almond Butter

There is nothing fancy about this recipe. The ingredients are some of the most basic. The best, and most surprising thing is that you can barely taste the olive oil. I swapped this almond butter for the peanut butter in my Ferrero copycats and they tasted a lot more authentic. For an exotic twist use [...]

By |2018-12-06T20:05:38+01:00August 26th, 2018|Naturally Sweet, Olive Oil|0 Comments

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+01:00December 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+01:00November 19th, 2015|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 |2018-01-22T18:02:26+00:00April 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+01:00March 15th, 2014|Olive Oil, Real Food|0 Comments