Ayurvedic Basics of Oil Pulling Oil-pulling is essentially Ayurvedic mouthwash. It consists of swishing oil in your mouth for anywhere from 8-20 minutes. The oil you are “pulling” is between your teeth for its many benefits. On an empty stomach, take about a tablespoon of oil into your mouth. Push, pull, and draw the oil through the teeth, from side to side and front to back, for 8-20 minutes. If you feel the need to spit during this time, spit a little out and keep “pulling.” At the end, the … [Read more...] about Ayurvedic Basics of Oil Pulling
Mung Bean and Sweet Potato Burger Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of cooked and mashed sweet potatoes (leftovers work great) 1 small cooked and mashed potato 1 cup mung beans, previously cooked and cooled (or you can use sprouted mung beans and just blanch them) ½ sweet onion chopped 1 small carrot chopped 1 to 2 tbsp Olea Oliva’s Scallion Olive Oil for cooking ½ tsp Cumin powder 1 tsp ground Turmeric 1 tsp ground Ginger 1 clove garlic (crushed) dash of cayenne pepper … [Read more...] about Mung Bean and Sweet Potato Burger
The Amazing Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil! Extra Virgin Olive Oil-rich Mediterranean diet, has been associated with increased longevity. As well as, lowering the risk to diseases such as cancer, heart, and Alzheimer's. The most beneficial type of olive oil that you can buy is extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Extracted using natural methods, extra virgin olive oil retains almost all of its beneficial properties when compared to lesser grades. Packed with antioxidants, omega fatty … [Read more...] about The Amazing Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil!
DID YOU KNOW... 1. Olive oil is one of the healthiest substitute for any fat used in any cooking recipe. Try substituting butter or shortening with olive oil. 2. The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean, where it has been an important part of life for thousands of years. 3. In ancient Greece, women applied Olive oil to their skin after bathing as a protectant and to for its nice fragrance. 4. Olive oil is technically a fruit juice, rather than an oil. The olives are pressed to release … [Read more...] about 15 Astounding Facts about Olive Oil