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We Wrote the Book on Authentic Olive Oil. (And It’s FREE!)

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It’s an e-book, actually. A handy reference for consumers titled Guide to Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. If you’ve ever visited any of our retail locations, you know all of us here at We Olive love to talk about olive oil – its health benefits, the nuances of taste differentiating the various varieties, the possibilities… read more

Don’t be fooled by grocery store olive oil!

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Olive oil often makes headlines for its health benefits with new studies popping up each year highlighting the properties in EVOO that fight heart disease and cancer. In recent years though, olive oil is also making news for darker reasons. This story on 60 Minutes about the Italian mafia’s practice of producing fake extra virgin… read more

Win a year’s supply of EVOO with our #weolivetheearth Instagram Contest!

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Want to win a reusable We Olive bottle that comes with a year’s worth of refills of your favorite olive oil and balsamics? Of course you do. Share your best photos on Instagram featuring your We Olive bottle and you could win! To enter: 1. Share your best photo(s) of a We Olive bottle on… read more

Links We Love – February 2016

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Each month, we come across news, blog posts, and stories that we love from all corners of the internet. Here’s a roundup of our favorites here at We Olive. The Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean Diet is all over the news and continues show promise for preventing a wide variety of health issues. Check out this… read more

Links We Love – January 2016

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Following is a rundown of some of our favorite things floating around the web recently. Like this feature on Bloomberg asking the question that we’ve been waiting for. Is American olive oil about to have its moment? Yes! Yes! Yes! And this burger recipe from Italian superstar chef Massimo Bottura featuring a tangy balsamic mayo… read more

7 Benefits to Being Active

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We often tout the many health benefits of olive oil, but we know that physical activity plays an important role in health and wellness. In honor of National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, here are 7 of the best benefits to being active. Control your blood pressure, blood sugar, and weight Lower your “bad” cholesterol… read more

3 ways to party like it’s Earth Day every day

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Earth Day is important. It reminds us that even small efforts on our part can add up to big results in protecting our planet. There are lots of ways to make a difference – pick one or two or do them all and party like it’s Earth Day every day. 1. Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.… read more

How to Taste Olive Oil – The 4 S’s

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How to Taste Olive Oil The best way to discover an oil’s flavor is to sip it “neat” – meaning on its own without bread or other food. This will allow you to savor the oil’s flavor without distraction. The 4 S’s Swirl – Swirling releases the oil’s aroma molecules. Keep the oil covered until ready… read more

Find an American Heart Month Event Near You!

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February has a special place in our heart. (Pun intended.) We know that high-quality extra virgin olive oil has properties that can protect against heart disease and we believe that eating healthy and protecting your heart can be a delicious pursuit. Join us this month in the fight against heart disease as we team up… read more

#HappyHearts2015 Instagram Photo Contest

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February is American Heart Month and we believe that a healthy heart starts with a happy heart! At We Olive, we embrace eating well and living well and we believe it’s one life’s most delicious pursuits. This month, we want to see what makes your heart happy. We’re looking for your best photos of delicious and… read more