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EVOO Arugula "Pesto"

Adapted from “Arugula Pesto” Recipe in The Pink Ribbon Diet by Mary Flynn and Nancy Verde BarrYIELDS 4 ¼ cup servings10 min Prep Time10 min Total Time200 CaloriesIngredients: ¼ cup fruity extra virgin olive oil (think Arbosana, Favolosa, Manzanillo, or Koroneiki)1 clove of garlic, minced4 cups arugula, rinsed, drained and dried¼ cup slivered almonds¼ cup grated parmesan or [...]

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Greek Style Chicken Slouvaki

Yield 4 - 6Prep Time 15 MinCook Time 10 MinTotal Time 4.5 Hours230 CaloriesIngredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1" piecesMarinade: 1 cup whole milk plain yogurt1/3 cup garlic olive oilJuice from half a lemon1 tablespoon oregano white balsamic2 teaspoons kosher saltFresh ground pepper to tasteDirections:Place the marinade ingredients into a bowl [...]

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Strawberry Balsamic Popsicles

Yields 4Prep Time 5 minsTotal Time 4 hours 5 mins30 CaloriesIngredients:1 cup fresh strawberries1 1/2 Tablespoons Strawberry Balsamic VinegarDirections:Place strawberries and balsamic vinegar into a blender or food processor. Blend into a puree. Pour into popsicle molds and place into a freezer for 4 hours, or until frozen.You can easily change up this recipe by [...]

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Roasted Beets with Black Currant Balsamic

Adapted from “Roasted Beets” Recipe in The Pink Ribbon Diet by Mary Flynn and Nancy Verde BarrYIELDS 410 min Prep Time30 min Cook Time40 min Total Time160 CaloriesIngredients: 4-6 unpeeled beets scrubbed clean2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil1/3 Cup Black Currant Balsamic Vinegar (or 18 Year Aged Traditional, Mission Fig, Black Cherry, or Lavender Balsamic)Salt and Pepper [...]

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Grapefruit Avocado Spinach Salad with Green Limonato Olive Oil

Adapted from "Grapefruit Avocado Spinach Salad" from Tina's TastingsYields 2Prep Time 10 MinsTotal Time 10 Mins165 CaloriesIngredients:4 cups spinach 1 grapefruit 1 avocado1/4 cup feta cheese6 Tablespoons Green Limonato Olive Oil2 Tablespoons Serrano Honey VinegarSalt and Pepper to tasteDirections:Wash spinach well, peel and section grapefruit, then slice the avocado. Combine spinach, grapefruit and avocado in a large bowl, [...]

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Classic Ceviche with Serrano Honey Vinegar

YIELDS 6 Appetizer Servings15 mins Prep TIme15 mins Cook Time30 mins Total Time200 CaloriesIngredients:1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice2 tablespoons Serrano Honey vinegar 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil1/2 cup finely diced red onion1/3 cup chopped cilantro1 finely diced seeded, jalapeno2 medium firm ripe tomatoes, seeded and finely diced1 large avocado, finely diced1 pound raw super [...]

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Roasted Lemon Garlic Potatoes

YIELDS 6 (as a sidedish)10 mins Prep Time40 mins Bake Time50 mins Total Time270 CaloriesIngredients: 2 lbs waxy skin potatoes cut in half (or quarters if large)1/2 cup lemon olive oil5 cloves fresh garlic, minced3 tablespoons oregano white balsamic1/2 cup chicken stock or water2 teaspoons kosher saltfresh ground pepper to tastefinely chopped fresh parsley (optional)Preheat [...]

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Valentine's Day Inspiration: Recipe Ideas Your Sweetheart will Love

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and nothing says "Olive You" more than a delicious meal made with our oils, a bit of balsamic, and love.Check out these Recipe Ideas for Romantic Dishes:Drink:Pom-Quince SpritzerIngredients: 2 Tablespoons Pomegranate-Quince Balsamic 1 Tablespoon of honey/agave2 oz vodka 3/4 cup sparkling waterBerries for garnish (optional)Add vinegar and honey to [...]

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Mushroom & Sage Vegetable Soup

Adapted from “Simple Vegetable Soup” Recipe in The Pink Ribbon Diet by Mary Flynn and Nancy Verde BarrYIELDS 415 min Prep Time50 mins Cook Time1 hr, 5 min Total Time450 CaloriesIngredients: ½ cup Wild Mushroom and Sage Oil1 cup chopped red onionSalt and Pepper to taste1 cup chopped broccoli, fresh or thawed frozen1 cup chopped carrots4 cups baby [...]

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Homemade Harissa Pita Chips

Adapted from “Pita Chips” Recipe in The Pink Ribbon Diet by Mary Flynn and Nancy Verde BarrYIELDS 4-610 min Prep Time10 min Cook Time20 min Total Time290 CaloriesIngredients: 6 small whole wheat pitas1/3 Cup Harissa Olive Oil (or substitute any other flavored or unflavored extra virgin olive oil)Salt and pepper to tasteDirections:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Cut each [...]

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