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Roasted Chicken with Butternut Squash and Kale

We do some sort of a chicken dish almost every night and this is a really delicious and healthy variation. I like thighs but my significant other prefers breasts so feel free to mix ‘n match as you like. Place the bone-in chicken thighs/breasts/drumsticks (your choice) to roast alongside squash and shallots, and then join kale in this version of a sheet-pan supper. After roasting, the vegetables, with all the pan drippings, are tossed into a bowl of shredded and seasoned kale to become a sort of warm, savory salad loaded with winning tastes and textures (and only one pan...

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Mediterranean Omelette

High-Protein Diet: This Easy-To-Make Mediterranean Omelette Is Ideal For Dieters This Mediterranean Omelette is made with olive oil, white onions and blanched spinach. This could be an ideal addition to your weight loss diet, Highlights Protein is a crucial component for weight loss Weight loss does not mean you need to eat all things bland and boring Mediterranean diet is a rage in the world of health How much do we love our fluffy omelettes?! It's a good thing that these eggy delights are also an incredible addition to a weight loss diet. Yes, you heard us. Omelettes, if made...

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Article: Lessons on Olive Oil

Quinn on Nutrition: Lessons on olive oil By BARBARA QUINN THE MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD | OCT 04, 2019 Italians call it "olio d'oliva" oil of the olive. And their rich use of olive oil may be one of the secrets to the renowned health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. One stop on our recent trip to Italy was at the Santa Tea Olive Mill in Reggello, a small community in Tuscany that produces 700 different types of olive trees. What makes a good olive oil? Our Swiss-born guide, Belle, said it starts with the soil (sandy) and higher altitude (fewer...

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Blood Orange Olive Oil Cookies

Scaled Servings: 18 Ingredients: 2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup Olive Destination Blood Orange 1 1/2 teaspoon Olive Destination Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic 2 eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer beat sugar and olive oil until smooth. Mix in vinegar. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well between each addition. Turn mixer speed to low and slowly add in dry ingredients. Mix...

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15 Minute Green Beans with Vinegar

Scaled Servings: 8 12 ounce green bean, packages fresh cut 1/2 cup Olive Destination Lambrusco wine vinegar 3/4 cup sweet onions, finely diced 1/4 cup black pepper Olive Destination Morruda Olive Oil 1 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Reduce heat to a slow boil. Add green beans and boil for 11-13 minutes. Drain green beans and place in a large bowl. Pour Lambrusco wine vinegar over beans and toss with onions. Add olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss until combined. Serve warm or cold. Enjoy! Chef Ellen Doerr

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