3 Easy Ways to Eat More Olive Oil
Staring at a bottle of olive oil in your pantry wondering how to use it? Want to incorporate the heart-healthy fat into your diet but don't know where to start? Well, we're here to help you use this delicious, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant packed oil more often...maybe even everyday!
3 EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE OLIVE OIL
1. Make a heart-healthy breakfast
Olive oil for breakfast? Absolutely - it's not just for dinner! There are numerous ways to incorporate olive oil into your first, and most important, meal of the day. Here are a few taste-bud approved ideas: Olive Oil Granola, Quinoa Power Scramble, Green Smoothie, Waffles.
2. Stir into Sauces - hot or cold
Stop buying store bought vinaigrettes...they are not good for you. We prefer a humble take on the vinaigrette to dress our salad - 3 parts olive oil, 1 part vinegar and a dash of salt and pepper.
3. Bake into your favorite baked goods
Did you know you can replace butter with olive oil (Click Here to View our Butter to Olive Oil Conversion Chart) in almost any baked goods recipe? We're talking cookies, cakes, sweet breads, brownies, scones...do I go on? A nice fruity olive oil works perfectly here - it lends a mild, buttery flavor and, of course, added health benefits found in olive oil. Need some suggestions? Try these 12 desserts with olive oil.
Have any great easy ways you use olive oil?
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