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Dill Mashed Potatoes

SERVES: 4 COOK TIME: 35 min230 CaloriesIngredients: Approx 1.5 lbs of golden potatoes Handful of fresh chopped dill (about 2 tablespoons) About half a cup of sour cream 1 Tablespoon of EVOO2 Tablespoons of Wild Dill Infused Olive Oil 1 tsp. of garlic powder Sea salt Fresh ground pepper Extra fresh chopped dill to garnish Directions:1.) Cut potatoes into large chunks. Boil in [...]

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Bacon Wrapped Dates (YUM) with Maple Balsamic Vinegar

SERVES: 4PREP TIME: 10 minsCOOK TIME: 20 minsTOTAL TIME: 30 mins224 CaloriesIngredients:8 slices of applewood smoked bacon (thin sliced)16 medjool dates4 ounces goat cheese16 toothpicksAbout 3 tablespoons Maple balsamic vinegar for drizzlingDirections:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Slice the dates lengthwise on one side to create an opening. Remove the pit. Using a spoon, stuff a small amount of goat cheese into the [...]

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Italian Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Adapted from Melissa Stadler's "Italian Lemon Olive Oil Cake" recipe from Modern Honey.SERVES: 8PREP TIME: 15 minsCOOK TIME: 24 minsTOTAL TIME: 39  minsIngredients:For the Cake:1 cup Lemon Olive Oil3 Eggs1⅓ cup Whole Milk2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Zest2 Cups Sugar2 Cups Flour1 teaspoon Baking Powder½ teaspoon Baking Soda1 teaspoon SaltFilling (optional):1 cup Lemon CurdLemon Vanilla Cream Cheese [...]

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Edamame "Pesto" with Arbequina Extra Virgin Oil

Ingredients:  2 cups shelled shelled edamame1/3 cup toasted shelled pumpkin seeds1/2 cup of Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup grated pecorino (optional)sea salt to taste Directions: Pulse all ingredients in your food processor or blender until creamy and thick. Can be refrigerated for up to 2 days tightly sealed or served immediately. Use as a spread [...]

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Olive Wood Smoked Grilled Halibut

Ingredients:1/4 cup Olive Wood Smoked Olive Oil2" Sprig fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped1 tablespoon medium course sea salt or kosher salt1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper2 medium fresh lemons quartered2 pounds fresh halibut fillets about 8 oz. portionsDirections:Put the rosemary sea salt, and pepper into a small zip bag. Close the bag and crush it a few [...]

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Grilled Rib-eye Glazed with Pomegranate Balsamic

Pomegranate Balsamic Grill Sauce1/3 cup Pomegranate Balsamic1/4 cup Garlic Olive Oil1 Tbs. good quality Dijon style mustard2 teaspoons kosher or sea saltInstructionsPrepare the grill or broiler. In a medium bowl, whisk the mustard with the salt, and balsamic until blended thoroughly. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil whisking quickly and continuously. [...]

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Apricot Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients2 cups Semolina1 tablespoon Baking Powder1½ teaspoon Baking Soda½ teaspoon Salt1 cup cane sugar, divided2 Eggs1¼ cups Buttermilk¾ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 teaspoon Vanillazest of 1 lemon4 medium sized ripe apricots, pitted and cut in half⅔ cup honey¾ cup Blenheim Apricot White BalsamicInstructionsPreheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of [...]

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Vegan Polenta

Photo and Recipe credit to Radha HamiltonIngredients 1 Cup Polenta style ground cornmeal1 teaspoon garlic powder1 Tablespoon  Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 teaspoons Garlic Olive OilSea salt and fresh ground pepper to tasteRed pepper flakesAdditional Garlic Olive Oil for finishingDirectionsBring 4 cups of lightly salted water to a boil in a medium sauce pot. Gradually add [...]

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Sweet Red Apple Walnut Vinaigrette

   Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons red apple balsamic vinegar1 teaspoon brown sugar1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper4 Tablespoons of Walnut OilDirections:Whisk together red apple balsamic, brown sugar, salt and pepper.Continue whisking as you slowly drizzle in the oil in a think steady stream. Add more walnut oil to reach desired ratio. 

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Coconut-Lime Rice Salad

Posted from "Coconut-Lime Rice Salad" by Cinda of Hungry Girl por VidaYIELDS: 4 - 6Ingredients:1 cup cooked jasmine rice1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut1/4 cup sliced almonds2 limes, zested and juiced1 small shallot, minced2 Tablespoons coconut white balsamic3 - 4 Tablespoons persian lime olive oilSea salt to tasteDirections:Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spread the coconut [...]

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