Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glycemic Response in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Bozzetto L, Alderisio A, Giorgini M, et al. Extra-virgin olive oil reduces glycemic response to a high-glycemic index meal in patients with type 1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care. April 2016;39(4):518-524. The postprandial glycemic response is an important factor in controlling blood glucose in persons with type 1 diabetes. Although carbohydrate content of … Continue reading Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glycemic Response in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

"Strawberries and rhubarb are the epitome of spring cooking, and I love them equally. This compote — which can be served hot, warm, or chilled — shows how well they work together. Olive oil gives the cake a moist, pound-cake-like texture, and lemon, orange, and rosemary pro­vide fragrant flavors and aromas. Use a fruity extra-virgin … Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Roasted Red Bell Peppers in Oil and Oven Dried Tomatoes..

Colorful and luscious, these are a must for any antipasto platter and make a superb snack on crusty bread. 4 pounds {about 8 medium} firm red bell peppers 2 tablespoons coriander seed 1 tablespoon peppercorns 5 garlic cloves 5 bay leaves 1-2 cups virgin olive oil 1. Arrange the red bell peppers on a broiler … Continue reading Roasted Red Bell Peppers in Oil and Oven Dried Tomatoes..