Truffled Pasta with Wine and Chanterelles

This light, savoury dish is one that we come back to again and again for a quick, weeknight dinner. If you’re a truffle lover, you’ll appreciate the earthy aspects of the dish combined with the bright flavours of white wine and lemon. However, if you’re not a truffle fan, just omit the truffle oil and…

Pesto Cavatappi Pasta with Basil Pesto

Simple and delicious meal for a summer gathering or a weeknight— make sure there are leftovers because this is a great lunch the next day! ½ lb Pesto Cavatappi pasta (or another short cut pasta—find it at Olive Us!) 1/2C pesto (find our recipe here, find two kinds in-store at Olive Us, or our online…

Herbed and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Such a homerun starter, as a side, or on top of pasta! You may even gobble these up before they make it to the table… 2 lbs brussels sprouts ⅓ C Olive Us Tuscan Herb Olive Oil (or Garlic, Single Varietal EVOO, or Basil Olive Oil), plus 1-2 Tbsp for roasting 3 Tbsp Olive Us…

Olive Us Cranberry Pear Cranberry Sauce

A great accompaniment alongside roasted turkey, holiday cauliflower (vegan “turkey”) or with mashed potatoes! Enjoy! 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/4 cup Olive Us Cranberry Pear White Balsamic 1/2 cup water 1/4-1/2 cup organic cane sugar 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg (optional) 1 tsp orange zest (optional) In a small pot over medium heat combine…

Creamy Spinach and Zucchini Pasta

Easy and flavourful pasta dish that’s light and loaded with vegetables (topped with cream sauce of course). Broil it after for a beautifully golden brown, melted cheesy top! Pasta ½ lb Plain Trumpet pasta (or any of the other short pastas at Olive Us, like Trumpet Herb) 3 Tbsp Olive Us Garlic Olive Oil (or…

Boeuf Bourguignon

A variation on Julia Child’s famous dish, your house will be filled with warm stewing scents of wine, garlic, and braised beef! Such a good meal on a chilly winter’s day or any time of year you’re craving a hearty stew. Soak up the sauce/gravy with a slice of thick-crusted, good bread or pour it…

Nova Scotia Oatcakes

These little beauties are a tasty treat when you need a teatime snack, a lightweight hiking cookie, or school lunch addition (plus they can be made nut free)! The addition of flax, coconut, or nuts is a great boost of fiber and the healthy EVOO makes these cookies not only taste good, but good for…

Citrus Olive Oil Cake with Haskap Cream Cheese Frosting

This beautiful cake is a tasty treat for a special occasion or holiday, and perfect in spring especially! It’s easy to make, and great for sharing with friends. Go Ahead…Play With Your Food! Cake: 1 cup organic cane sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 cup Olive Us Blood Orange Olive Oil (or our…

Spiced Holiday Turkey with Maple Pan Gravy

The perfect addition to your holiday table or for any special occasion! This warm spiced variation brings in apples, cinnamon, and cloves as a welcome alternative to classic turkey rub. Plus, it’s draped and cooked in olive oil soaked cheesecloth to self-baste! Make a gravy with the pan drippings to pour over your side dishes…so…

Whole Roasted Holiday Cauliflower (Vegan Cauliflower “Turkey”)

The perfect addition to your vegan holiday table or any time you need a comforting weeknight veggie fix! Make sure to make the gravy so you have lots to go around on side dishes like mashed potatoes! The cauliflower can also be prepared several hours in advance and left in the fridge and then baked…
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