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Jeffrey Crawford 06-07-2006 06:00 PM

Geez... i just took the suggestion of a few people on the board and went and picked up some olive oil, i had no idea it would taste that horrible. I would rather sip on fish oil thru a straw then take shots of olive oil again. But for health i shall overcome.

Frank Menendez 06-07-2006 06:10 PM

Why not drizzle over..well..everything? I add olive oil to: salads, chicken, beans, avocado (try that for a fat boost: avocado slices, olive oil and some salt..MMmmmm), shakes... etc

Jeffrey Crawford 06-07-2006 06:18 PM

Is their a special kind i should have got,for taste? The one i have say extra virgin olive oil...does that matter?

Frank Menendez 06-07-2006 06:28 PM

They do have slightly different flavors... I personally like the Spanish XVOO and the italian ones..

Jeffrey Crawford 06-07-2006 06:30 PM

This stuff was like taking a shot of hard liquor and i dont drink so it almost dropped me. LOL..i have to figure out a better way to eat this..You said shakes..have any recipes?

Frank Menendez 06-07-2006 06:38 PM

Any shake with fruits will go well with OO, just don't pour 3 TBSP of the stuff or you will overpower everything!

Jeffrey Crawford 06-07-2006 06:40 PM

Cool thanks for the help!

Frank Menendez 06-07-2006 06:51 PM

Let me know how it works out

Robert Thompson 06-07-2006 07:06 PM

I use Colavita ([url=http://www.colavita.com/oliveoil.htm]http://www.colavita.com/oliveoil.htm[/url]). The web site has a lot of recipes and uses for olive oil. Drinking it straight is tough to do, so I would look for ways of incorporating it into dressings/marinades/etc.

Enjoy

Theron Mathis 06-07-2006 07:40 PM

try the extra light..its almost tasteless


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