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Nov 12, 2015, 09:35 ET
A healthy twist on the Peruvian classic lomo saltado, this recipe showcases green beans. Canola oil helps keep the dish’s saturated fat content to a minimum compared to typical holiday sides.

Spice Up The Holidays With Latin 'Super Sides'

Prepare a fiesta this holiday season with healthy side dishes inspired by the Latin kitchen. CanolaInfo's "Super Sides" recipe collection draws on...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:35 ET

Condimente las festividades con "Súper sides" latinos

Prepare una fiesta esta temporada de festividades con platos de acompañamiento saludables inspirados en la cocina latina. La colección de...

Jul 14, 2015, 09:35 ET
Snack healthy on Beet Hummus made with canola oil. More at

Snack Better with a 'Movable Feast'

It's summer and we all want to be one place – outside! Whether you're biking, hiking or planning a day at the beach, bring along healthy,...

Apr 07, 2015, 09:35 ET
Canola oil is excellent for vinaigrettes like this Honey-Lemon Vinaigrette because of its neutral taste and light texture. Moreover, canola oil-based dressings remain free-flowing in the refrigerator due to the oil's low saturated fat content. Learn more at

Top Six Sauces for Cooking Success

 Creamy, spicy, tart or rich, sauces are elemental to good cooking. What would a salad be without vinaigrette? Or mac and cheese without...

Jan 20, 2015, 09:35 ET
Vinegar is key in salad vinaigrette, of course, but a splash can also add depth and sweetness to soups and sautes like Barley with Caramelized Vegetables. Find out more about CanolaInfo's top 10 pantry essentials at

Top 10 Pantry Essentials

If you're aiming to eat healthy in 2015, make those New Year's resolutions a reality by stocking your kitchen with the right basics. CanolaInfo's...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:35 ET
Bake along with “The 12 Days of Delicious” holiday recipes at!

"The 12 Days of Delicious" Desserts to Celebrate the Season

Fire up your oven with "The 12 Days of Delicious" recipe campaign by CanolaInfo, a dozen delightful sweet treats to welcome in the...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:35 ET
Phyllo Bundles with Saffron-Flavored Chickpeas cocoon a world of tastes found in Greek kitchens. Canola oil binds these flavors and prevents the phyllo sheets from sticking together. (PRNewsFoto/CanolaInfo)

CanolaInfo's 'Spice Route' Traces History of Global Flavors

In the majority of the world, spices are now taken for granted. But centuries ago, they were important enough to inspire wars, chase around the...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

El aceite de canola ayuda a controlar la glucosa en sangre en personas con diabetes de tipo II

El aceite de canola puede ayudar a controlar la glucosa en sangre (azúcar en sangre) en personas con diabetes de tipo II cuando se la incluye...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

El aceite de canola ayuda a controlar la glucosa en sangre en personas con diabetes de tipo II

El aceite de canola puede ayudar a controlar la glucosa en sangre (azúcar en sangre) en personas con diabetes de tipo II cuando se la incluye...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canola Oil Helps Control Blood Glucose in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Canola oil can help control blood glucose (blood sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes when included as part of a low-glycemic index (GI) diet,...

Apr 22, 2014, 09:35 ET
The oil extracted from canola plants is one of the healthiest in the world. Of all common cooking oils, canola has the most plant-based omega-3 fat (11 percent) and the least saturated fat (7 percent) - half that of olive oil (15 percent). (PRNewsFoto/CanolaInfo)

What is Canola?

 Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy and versatile by health professionals and chefs, but some consumers may not understand why...

Jan 07, 2014, 09:35 ET
Skillet Quinoa with Black Beans, Cilantro and Feta: This quick and easy dish is a made-to-order meal for everyday athletes. Quinoa, a gluten-free whole grain, and black beans supply athletes with carbohydrates, fiber, protein and other nutrients that help produce energy, restore cells and replenish nutrient stores. Canola oil keeps saturated fat to a minimum and lets the fresh ingredients shine.  (PRNewsFoto/CanolaInfo)

"Fuel Up for Fitness" with Healthy Snacks and Smart Plates

Sports nutrition isn't just the domain of professional athletes – for a good workout and quick recovery, everyday athletes need the right...

Sep 11, 2013, 09:18 ET
Try Beef Pops with Grainy Mustard Sauce and other healthy, festive finger food made with canola oil from Ellie Krieger and CanolaInfo's "Engaging Appetizers" recipe collection at  (PRNewsFoto/CanolaInfo)

Say "I Do" to Engaging Appetizers Before Wedding Vows

Weddings and engagement parties go hand in hand with festive fare. Kick off the celebration – while being mindful of the bride and groom's...

Jun 03, 2013, 15:12 ET

El consumo de aceite de canola puede mejorar la salud y reducir el riesgo de enfermedades crónicas

Una investigación integral de pruebas científicas demuestra que consumir aceite de canola en lugar de otras fuentes de grasa mejora la...

Jun 03, 2013, 09:09 ET

Consuming Canola Oil Can Improve Health and Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

New Scientific Literature Review Documents Canola Oil's Health Benefits A comprehensive review of scientific evidence shows that consuming...

Apr 25, 2013, 11:05 ET
Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day and beyond with heart-smart brunch recipes by Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D., host of the Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite." Her “Mother’s May the Healthy Way” recipes, such as these Whole-Grain Waffles with Strawberry Rhubarb Topping, are all made with canola oil and found at

Celebrate "Mother's May the Healthy Way" with Ellie Krieger

Mother's Day is a time to celebrate moms everywhere – from breakfast in bed to family gatherings. Instead of one day, however, make your...

Mar 22, 2013, 09:11 ET

Canola and High-Oleic Canola Oils Reduce Belly Fat in Adults

U.S.-Canadian Clinical Trial Shows Canola Oils Benefit Waist and Heart  Canola and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when...

Jan 10, 2013, 11:04 ET

Canola Oil May be Used in U.S. Infant Formula

FDA Has No Questions about GRAS Notification Canola oil is now generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use as an ingredient in infant...

Jan 03, 2013, 09:27 ET

"Comfort Your Heart" this Winter with Hearty and Healthy Entrees

 Hearty comfort foods are always popular during the winter months. They may be delicious, but not always the healthiest to eat. The "Comfort...

Nov 01, 2012, 09:20 ET
CanolaInfo's Brownie Party Pops are right-sized treats for a holiday party!  (PRNewsFoto/CanolaInfo)

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too with "Skinny Mini Holiday Desserts"

The dessert table can be your worst enemy during the holidays, but it doesn't have to be. Indulgence and moderation go hand-in-hand with...