Olive Oil Desserts
Olive oil has many health benefits as is has a high content of monounsaturated fatty acids and antioxidant substances. Research conducted has shown that it actually protects against heart disease, by increasing the good cholesterol levels (HDL), and at the same time, keeping the bad cholesterol (LDL) to a low.
This cookbook is jam-packed full of delicious, mouth-watering dessert made with good quality olive oil. It is divided into a Cake section, Cookies and Bars section, Muffins and Sweet Breads section and a Pies and Crisps section. How about a Pineapple Coconut Cake, Yogurt Coffee Cake, All American Apple Pie, Craisin Muffins, Lemony Squares, Peach Cobbler, Pecan Pie - you'll find many recipes that will surely go down a treat - and all made with olive oil.
In addition, you will also find lots of helpful information on egg substitutes, cholesterol-lowering ingredients, milk substitutes for vegans and dairy allergies and even a glossary on the different types of olive oil available.