North American Olive Oil Association Blog

How long does olive oil last?

Olive oil is a perishable product. Unlike wine, extra virgin olive oil does not get better with age. So how long does olive oil last?

Keto Diet and Olive Oil

Everywhere we turn, we hear people talking about the keto diet. What is it and should you adopt it?

Beat Winter Blues With This DIY Olive Oil Scrub

We know that eating foods rich in olive oil is good for us, but did you know that many people use olive oil in their beauty regimen? Olive oil contains antioxidants which, when topically applied, may help protect the skin from premature skin aging. Actress  Chloë Grace Moretz  keeps her face clear by washing it with olive oil. And even though more beauty products with olive oil as active ingredient are available today than before, you can make them at home. Here are the the ingredients to making a simple olive oil scrub.

Greek Bean Soup Recipe (For Stove top, Slow Cooker and Instant Pot)

Nothing is better on a cold winter day than a hearty soup. Check out this recipe for Fasolada, a traditional Greek soup made with white beans. This recipe is full of olive oil goodness and also high in fiber, vegan and gluten free. You can make it on the stovetop, in a slow cooker or an Instant Pot/electric pressure cooker.

El Aceite de Oliva, Mitos y Realidades

We are translating some of our most popular blog posts into Spanish! If you would like to see a particular blog post translated, please let us know!

Hay muchos mitos sobre el aceite de oliva. Aprende más sobre como cocinar con aceite de oliva.

Is olive oil Whole30 compliant?

Are you doing a Whole30 this January? Find out how olive oil fits into the Whole30.

Top 10 Olive Oil Recipes of 2017

We share lots of olive oil recipes throughout the year. Here is a list of the most popular olive oil recipes of 2017. These delicious dishes and desserts received the most likes, shares and clicks on our Facebook page and Twitter

Top 10 Olive Oil Blog Posts of 2017

It's almost the end of the 2017. Thank you for reading our blog and following our social media posts.  Here are the top 10 posts from our blog.

Christmas Recipes Featuring Olive Oil

Christmastime in the Mediterranean means festive meals with family and friends. This year, try incorporating these Mediterranean dishes into your holiday celebrations. Your guests will be impressed!

Olive Oil and the Miracle of Hanukkah

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the eight-day Jewish festival of Hanukkah.  According to tradition, during the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean revolt,  a small quantity of oil used to light the Temple's menorah somehow miraculously burned for eight days.  Hanukkah commemorates this event.