Posts by OliveOilGuru

Olive Us Pesto

Presto, it’s pesto!!  We LOVE pesto and always make several batches of home-made pesto during the summer when gorgeous green basil and other fresh herbs are plentiful!!  It’s a perfect opportunity to make often and make plenty so you can freeze this ever-popular uncooked sauce into ice cube trays or muffin tins to savor throughout…

Cherry Chocolate Chipotle Cake Pops

Make these lightly sweetened mini cakes to serve on their own (with whipped cream, cherries, butter, jam…), or transform them into cake pops and use them to make dessert kabobs with fresh cherries! Scrumptious! Cherry Chocolate Chipotle Mini Cakes Yield: 40 to 44 mini cakes 2 cups flour (gluten free or regular) 1 tsp baking…

Harissa Roasted Cauliflower

Oh, the flavours!! This spicy roasted cauliflower recipe can easily be adapted to a tamed down version by switching to a different Olive Us oil such as Garlic or Herbs de Provence. The chickpeas add protein too. If by chance there are left-overs…those too can be eaten ‘as is’ or can be used in any…

Olive Us Creamy Pina Colada Dressing

There are a multitude of combinations and ways to enjoy this creamy dressing! Ingredients: 1/4 C. Greek yogurt or coconut cream 2 Tbsp Olive Us Persian Lime Olive Oil 2 tsp Olive Us Pineapple White Balsamic 2 tsp Olive Us Coconut White Balsamic 1/2 tsp Olive Us Lime Fresco Sea Salt Directions: Combine all ingredients…

Olive Us is Hiring!

Looking to join a great team?  Do you love people; love food; love fun? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room is on the lookout for enthusiastic, energetic, and friendly part time Tasting Room Associates to join our wonderful team in our Vernon and Lake Country stores!…

The Olive Us Okanagan Riser

We initially created this refreshingly delicious cocktail for a golf tournament at The Rise in Vernon… hence the name “Olive Us Okanagan Riser” Over the years, it’s become one of the fave sippers for customers, friends and Olive Us too!  The ingredients can easily be adjusted to suite your own taste. Add some awesome visual…

Lemongrass-Mint Mojito

Our Lemongrass Mint Mojito is as refreshing as it is appealing! Ingredients: 6 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish 1 – 3 teaspoons simple syrup (Optional: see below) 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice – save half the lime cut into wedges and garnish drink 1 tablespoon Olive Us Lemongrass-Mint White Balsamic Vinegar (or…

Chicken & Grapefruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Italian and grapefruit notes pair beautifully with chicken (or many other proteins) and greens. This recipe makes two meal-sized portions or serves four as a side. You can easily double or triple for a larger crowd. Salad Ingredients: 1 large chicken breast* (or fish or tofu can be used for protein instead) 2 Tbsp Olive…

Caramelized Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is simple yet succulent! Ingredients: 1 – (2 to 2.5lbs) pork tenderloin 2 teaspoons salt 1/2  teaspoon paprika 1/2  teaspoon Olive Us Baklouti Chili Agrumato (Fused) Olive Oil 1 tablespoon of Olive Us Ultra Premium mild-medium extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 3 tablespoons of Olive Us Black Currant or Pomegranate Dark Balsamic Vinegar…

Portuguese Fish Stew

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb skinless bass or grouper, cut into 1-2 inch chunks 3 tablespoons Olive Us mild Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup white wine 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1…
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