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How to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet, an essential nutritional food for the world’s longest living cultures.

We have previously talked about the Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and now we are going to look at where to use Extra Virgin olive oil. Extra Virgin Olive Oil can be used for different dishes such as cooked or uncooked meals.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

How to use Extra Virgin Olive Oil in cooking?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil will enhance the taste of food and spices and has many well known health benefits.

Some of the health benefits are:

• Olive Oil is Rich in Healthy Monounsaturated Fats
• Olive Oil Contains Large Amounts of Antioxidants
• Olive Oil Has Strong Anti-Inflammatory Properties
• Olive Oil May Help to Prevent Stroke.
• Olive Oil is Protective Against Heart Disease

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is very versatile and can be used in both cooked and uncooked dishes. So, you have our delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil you don’t know how to use to its fullest potential, or you just feel like keeping it on the lighter side. Trade in deep-frying for healthy sautéeing and drizzling with one of the most important ingredients in your kitchen. EV olive oil is delicious with fish, pasta, vegetable dishes and salads — where our superb olive oil does its best work.

It can be used on both cooked and uncooked dishes but work best on uncooked meals EVOO can help balance highly acidic foods such as lemon juice and tomatoes.

Ways to use Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Cooking:

Replace butter with Extra Virgin Olive Oil on baked potatoes or in mashed potatoes or use as a healthy dip for bread.
Dribble over vegetables or cooked pasta
Use olive oil in your sauces
Drizzle olive oil over salad or mix it into salad dressing and add some of our fantastic balsamic vinegar

How to Use Olive Oils in Skin Treatment?

Not only can you use olive oils in your cooking but you can also use the natural ingredients of olive oil in your beauty care. Olive oil is rich in Vitamins E and A and will help hydrate your skin, helps skin cells to regenerate and maintain its elasticity and softness.

Ways to use Olive Oil in Skin Treatment:

Simply add 5 tablespoons extra olive oil to your bath to make your skin soft and very smooth
Use Olive Oil to remove makeup and nourishes your skin at the same time
Olive Oil can be used in homemade face masks to help soften normal or dry skin types.
Olive oil can be used in hair treatment by mixing two tablespoons of olive oil with one egg yolk and a teaspoon of lemon juice to help make your hair become softer and shinier
Olive oil can be used as a body lotion after a shower to make your skin look and feel healthy and soft to touch.

The above uses of Olive Oil show how versatile and beneficial it is for you and your health. You can check out the health benefits of Olive Oil here.