North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Make Thanksgiving a Little Heart Healthier This Year With Olive Oil

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a very butter heavy holiday.  Find out how to lighten up your Thanksgiving dishes with olive oil. 

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes can be made without butter. This recipe for olive oil mashed potatoes is surprisingly creamy and easy to make. Try this heart-healthy recipe for the holidays this year. Your guests will love it!

Roasted asparagus with olive oil

Trying to think of more side dishes to go with that scrumptious turkey this Thanksgiving?  Roasted asparagus is easy to make and great to accompany any special meal.  

10 tips for reusing leftover frying oil

Olive oil is great for frying. Olive oil is naturally stable under heat and has a smoke point that is high enough for most types of cooking. Because it is more expensive than other cooking oils, many people ask us if it can be re-used after frying.

Dark Chocolate with Olive Oil: Heart-Healthy and Delicious

NBC medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar spoke on TODAY to discuss the heart-healthy effects of extra-virgin olive oil. A new study shows that dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil is associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile.