cooking oils

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Avocado Oil

Are you using avocado oil in your cooking? If not,you should be! Avocado oil is one of the richest sources of monounsaturated fats known. Monounsaturated fats are best know for their anti-inflammatory action and beneficial effects on the metabolism - where they help to target unsightly and dangerous belly fat. How To Use Avocado Oil This golden-green oil is great for drizzling and salads … [Read more...]


Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the copra - or dried inner flesh of coconuts. It consists of about 90% saturated fat, and because of this, is slow to oxidize and resistant to rancidity. While coconut oil has been the subject of much controversy in the last few decades, research continues to mount on the health benefits of this delicious ingredient. Coconut oil is a rich source … [Read more...]



Culinary oils have a myriad of cooking uses and health benefits. From carmelizing onions to adding richness and texture to a variety of foods, oils provide a source of flavor and healthy fats. The most healthful culinary oils to choose provide heart healthy monounsaturated fats that are not easily oxidized.  Choose organic, cold-pressed oils which are less refined and provide more nutrients … [Read more...]


Olive Oil

Ask anyone about the "Mediterranean diet" and the ingredient that instantly comes to mind is... olive oil! Olive oil is made by pressing tree-ripened olives to extract a flavorful, heart-healthy monounsaturated oil that is prized throughout the world. While some olive oils come from California, many are imported from France, Greece, Italy and Spain. The flavor, color and fragrance of olive … [Read more...]

Macadamia Nut Oil

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