I hate oils, all of them. They just taste awful and make everything they are in taste awful. I was so excited to read you can use pureed fruit to subsitute for oil in a recipe! Now that's something tasty!
Here is something yummy........I cut up eggplant, put extra virgin olive oil on both sides and put it in a frying pan till it's crispy on both sides. Then add just a small amount of balsamic vinegar after u take it out of the pan. It's so yummy and almost no calories. YUM YUM!!
As a child, my grandmother would use olive oil on our hair, skin (like lotion),and on all baby's. She said that olive oil was more healthier than baby lotion, and was good for your hair/skin because of Vitamin A. I used on my children as well. I started cooking with it when I saw this show called Healthy Flavors. I use extra light virgin olive oil in baked goods - cakes, brownies,and muffin instead of vegetable oil. I use regular olive oil in most of my cooking that calls for vegetable oil.
This is such a good idea. When I started phasing out things that weren't healthy I was standing in my kitchen one night staring at my can of tuna thinking "Well what am I going to put in here except for mayonaise?" Turns out olive oil and a pinch of pepper is a great substitute.
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