Month: September 2015

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We are happy to announce that we will be donating $1.00 for each bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Aged Balsamic Vinegar (200ml, 375ml, and 750ml size) purchased during the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Join our effort to help find a cure!

A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet, especially one that is heavy with ‘fresh/seasonal high quality extra virgin olive oil (with defined polyphenol & oleic acid levels)’, may reduce the risk of breast cancer. See article in link provided:  http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-mediterranean-diet-olive-oil-breast-cancer-risk-20150914-story.html

We will be doing our part to increase awareness through the benefits of using Ultra-Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils in our daily diet with a Mediterranean Lifestyle in upcoming events.

In Appreciation

Suzanne and Stephen

Thank You for Helping Us Grow

ONE YEAR OLD –AGAIN

Suzanne and I just celebrated our 1st year in business together at Capizzano Olive Oils and Vinegars. How does it feel to be one year old again at our age?

GREAT!!

     Newness, Freshness, Aliveness, are just some of the words that come to mind. But with aliveness comes uncertainty. At one year old it was usually Mom who supplied the certainty but this time around we know we have to get it from each other AND especially from our customers. The relationship we have developed, with each of you, have shown us we have something of value to offer and your response to our product and store constantly confirms that.

Being one year old provides us the opportunity to find our niche both personally and professionally and with nourishing relationships we are learning to grow in a healthy and vibrant way.

Thank You for Helping Us Grow                S S Photo Store 2

Creative and Unique Gift Ideas

We have exceptional and creative gift ideas, our signature dishes are hand designed they hold your flavorful creations beautifully. Unique handmade keepsake boxes are a favorite at Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars and labels can be customized with advanced notice. We value the taste of excellence with what you present as gifts. You will enjoy creating your own gift with our new arrivals.

 

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Mediterranean Lifestyle Resources with Oldways!

Extra virgin olive oil is highest in health-promoting fats, phytonutrients, anti-inflammatory benefits and other important micronutrients.

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EIGHT SIMPLE STEPS FOR EATING THE MEDITERRANEAN WAY

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1. Eat lots of vegetables. From a simple plate of sliced fresh tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and crumbled feta cheese to stunning salads, garlicky greens, fragrant soups and stews, healthy pizzas, or oven-roasted medleys, vegetables are vitally important to the fresh tastes and delicious flavors of the Med Diet.

2. Change the way you think about meat. If you eat meat, have smaller amounts – small strips of sirloin in a vegetable sauté, or a dish of pasta garnished with diced prosciutto.

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3. Enjoy some dairy products. Eat Greek or plain yogurt, and try smaller amounts of a variety of cheeses.

4. Eat seafood twice a week. Fish such as tuna, herring, salmon, and sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and shellfish including mussels, oysters, and clams have similar benefits for brain and heart health.

5. Cook a vegetarian meal one night a week. Build meals around beans, whole grains, and vegetables, and heighten the flavor with fragrant herbs and spices. Down the road, try two nights per week.

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6. Use good fats. Include sources of healthy fats in daily meals, especially extra-virgin olive oil, nuts, peanuts, sunflower seeds, olives, and avocadoes.

7. Switch to whole grains. Whole grains are naturally rich in many important nutrients; their fuller, nuttier taste and extra fiber keep you satisfied for hours. Cook traditional Mediterranean grains like bulgur, barley, farro and brown, black or red rice, and favor products made with whole grain flour.

8. For dessert, eat fresh fruit. Choose from a wide range of delicious fresh fruits — from fresh figs and oranges to pomegranates, grapes and apples. Instead of daily ice cream or cookies, save sweets for a special treat or celebration.

http://oldwayspt.org/programs/mediterranean-foods-alliance

http://oldwayspt.org/resources/heritage-pyramids/mediterranean-diet-pyramid/traditional-med-diet