Posts by OliveOilGuru2

Lauren’s Coconut Mojito

When you run out of light rum and sub coconut rum, magical things can happen. Thanks to Lauren for sharing her Mojito recipe— with a twist! And for letting us taste-test too… 2 oz Coconut Rum 1 oz Olive Us Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 4-6 oz club soda or sparkling…

Orange and Cherry Soda

This refreshing summer drink can be made with or without alcohol and is perfect with our ripe Okanagan cherries. Rainier cherries are ideal for this drink if you’d like to keep a light colour, but any cherries with work! 1.5 oz Olive Us Cara Cara Orange Vanilla White Balsamic 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling…

Blackberry Mule

An absolute favorite, we can drink this cocktail all summer long! It can be made with a variety of berries such as raspberries, blueberries, or elderberries, but blackberry is a real knock-out. 1 1/2 oz Vodka 1/2 oz Olive Us Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blackberries…

Roxanne’s Blackberry Martini

Thanks to Roxanne, our very own mixologist, for contributing this recipe and inspiring us to make even more creative cocktails! If only she’d bring us samples… 2 oz Gin 2 bar-spoons of Olive Us Blackberry Ginger Dark Balsamic 1/2 lime, juiced 4-6 fresh or frozen blackberries 3 coin size slices of ginger In a large…

Olive Us Berry Key Lime Fizz

This refreshing adult version of limeade is a hit in the summer heat and the muddled berries add a sweet note to this easy drink! 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Olive Us Key Lime White Balsamic 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling water Squeeze of fresh lime juice 3-4 strawberries or raspberries, muddled Lime Rimmer…

Blackberry Ginger Gin Fizz

This cocktail can be made with a variety of fruits and dark balsamics. Fresh blueberries and Olive Us Blueberry Dark Balsamic would be another great combo! …Or Raspberry, or Elderberry… the possibilities are endless! 4 oz Gin 2 oz Olive Us Blackberry Ginger Dark Balsamic 1/2 lime, quartered 1/2 cup fresh blackberries Club Soda (or…

Tomato Salad with Avocado and Greens

A comforting and hearty salad that goes well with any meal and is super quick to make! In a large bowl, toss together: 4C greens of choice ½ avocado, sliced or diced 4-5 medium tomatoes, sliced 3-4 radishes, sliced (optional) Handful of seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame etc.) 1/4C goat cheese, crumbled Dress with: 1/4C Olive…

Smokey and Spicy Marinated Tofu

This marinated tofu can be made a day ahead if needed and goes great on a Buddha bowl, over rice, in a stir-fry, beside a cob of corn, or on a salad! Go ahead… play with your food! 1 block extra firm tofu, cubed and dried off* 2 Tbsp Olive Us Harissa Olive Oil (or…

Trumpet Pasta with Oregano Zucchini

This is a light and delicious dish that is perfect served alongside a large salad or at a summer dinner party! ½ lb Plain Trumpet pasta (or any of the other short pastas at Olive Us, like Trumpet Herb) 1/4C Olive Us Garlic Olive Oil (or Single Varietal, Basil, Lemon, or Milanese Gremolata olive oil)…

Creamy Summer Herb Fettuccine with Crispy Prosciutto

A delicious dish to serve on a cozy night in with a glass of white wine or cider (or a sippy cup of apple juice for the little ones). ½ lb Summer Herb Fettuccine (or another Olive Us fettuccine such as Basil Garlic, Roasted Garlic Herb, Spinach Garlic, or plain) 75g sliced prosciutto ham 1…
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