North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Olive Oil Biscotti

Typically, Italian biscotti are made with butter but this recipe uses olive oil instead. The result is lighter, crisper biscotti. 

What is high oleic oil?

Oleic acid is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. Some oils, such as olive oil, are naturally high in oleic acid. Extra virgin olive oil, olive oil and extra light tasting olive oil are all naturally high oleic. In fact, oleic acid is named after olive oil. 

Coconut oil is not a good replacement for olive oil

Recent research study finds, "It would be dangerous, and rather silly, to replace your extra-virgin olive oil with coconut oil."

How Much Should Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cost?

What's the difference between a $30 bottle of olive oil and a $10 bottle of olive oil? Is the $30 bottle extra, extra virgin?  Is the more expensive olive oil objectively better?  Read on to learn more.

Ellie Krieger's Olive Oil Pie Crust

We are thrilled with Ellie Krieger's Facebook Live presentation of an olive oil pie crust. 

Olive Oil vs. Canola Oil

Both olive oil and canola oil contain a high percentage of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs).  Both oils are considered heart healthy, but are they both equally good for you? Lets compare the two oils.