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Health Benefits of Black Olives

Olives are the fruit product of the olive tree. The olive fruit becomes blackish-purple when fully ripe. However, some olive varieties are green when ripe and some are copper brown. Raw olives taste bitter because they contain an alkaloid, although a few varieties are sweet in taste and can be eaten after sun drying, according to the California Rare Fruit Growers. Black olives offer an array of health and nutritional benefits. Promotes Digestive Health Black olives are a good source of dietary fiber. A 100-gram serving -- about 3.5 ounces -- of ripe olives provides 3.2 grams of total dietary fiber. The recommended daily intake of fiber is 38 grams ...

Cute olive penguins

We've found this cute and funny black olive recipe in www.prakticideas.com that would love to share with you all: OLIVE PENGUINS! It is very easy and you can have a great time making them with your kids. They will love it! To make 14 penguins you will need the following ingredients: - 28 pitted Black olives - 2 thin, boiled and peeled carrots - 250 g soft cheese Instructions to make cute olive penguins: Firs of all you need to cut the carrots into circles. Cut approx  ⅛ of a circle meaning small triangles. This small triangles will be the “beaks” and the “penguins’ feet” of our little project.  Cut 14 olives ...

7 reasons you MUST eat olives

Here are 7 great reasons to snack on olives regularly 1. Cardiovascular benefits When free radicals oxidize cholesterol, blood vessels are damaged and fat builds up in arteries, possibly leading to a heart attack. The antioxidant nutrients in black olives impede this oxidation of cholesterol, thereby helping to prevent heart disease. Olives do contain fat, but it's the healthy monounsaturated kind, which has been found to shrink the risk of atherosclerosis and increase good cholesterol. 2. Cancer prevention Black olives are a great source of vitamin E, which has the brilliant ability to neutralize free radicals in body fat. Especially ...

Black olives marinated in sweet pimenton, red onion and fennel seeds

Spanish olives marinated in sweet pimenton, red onion and fennel seeds Source: Olives from Spain Preparation time 5 minutes You will need 1 jar or tin of black olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of Sweet pimentón 1/3 of a red onion 1 tbsp of fennel seeds Directions Drain the Spanish olives from the brine and place them in a bowl. Peel and thinly slice the red onion and place it in the bowl. Crush the cumin seeds with the side of the knife and add into the bowl with the pimentón and Spanish olive oil. Stir together and leave to stand for 20 minutes then enjoy the freshly marinated olives. Any leftovers can be kept ...