Story after story goes on and on about the benefits of olive oil. That I knew--olive oil is already the go-to oil in my kitchen, but I was surprised to read that olive oil even just the aroma can help you fight hunger! A study out of Germany found that people who consumed olive oil or an an extract from its aroma had higher levels of serotonin. Serotonin is a hormone that lets you know when you've had enough to eat. Bring on the serotonin! Here are some delicious ways to get the benefits of olive oil while enjoying a delicious meal.

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Cherry Tomato & Panela Cheese Salad w/ Chile de Arbol Infused Olive Oil 1

Cherry Tomato & Panela Cheese Salad w/ Chile de Arbol Infused Olive Oil

Play the chemist and try your hand at a little olive oil infusion.

Get the full recipe directions from La Cocina de Leslie.

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Lemon pepper shrimp pasta 2

Lemon pepper shrimp pasta

Olive oil and pasta are a match made in heaven.This flavorful lemon pepper shrimp pasta is sure to delight.

 Get the full recipe directions from Confessions of an Overworked Mom

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Roasted potatoes and green beens 3

Roasted potatoes and green beens

Roasted potatoes and green beens spell satisfaction.

Get the full recipe directions from Let's Go on a Picnic!

Red beans and rice 4

Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice are beyond  comforting. I particulary like this slow cooker version because you can set it up and go on about your business.

Get the full recipe directions from Day by Day in our World.

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Tomato and Avocado Salad 5

Tomato and Avocado Salad

Like I need an excuse to eat avocado? This avocado salad is a winner.

Get the full recipe directions from Ahorros para Mamá.