Classic Hummus Dip

Our classic hummus recipe is a simple yet perfectly balanced, flavorful dip you can make in a matter of minutes at home. For this recipe we use traditional Middle Eastern spices to give the dip its warm, earthy, flavor and finish it with our spicy Harissa Olive Oil and Za'atar blend of spices which is a fragrant blend of dried thyme, oregano, toasty sesame seeds, and tart sumac.

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Middle Eastern Salad with Za’atar

This is one of our favorite simple salads; fresh and full of flavor enhanced with a hint of exotic spice. A simple yet impressive crowd pleaser.  Juicy tomatoes, refreshing cucumbers, tart and creamy Greek yogurt, brought together by a fresh and luxurious extra virgin olive oil and the perfect savory spice mixture.  

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Hearty Greek Salad

We’re always changing up our version of a “Greek Salad”. Sometimes we keep it a simple “Horiatiki” or Village Salad with the basics and other times we add chicken, and use a crunchy Romain as a base. The secret in this Greek salad is the dressing!

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Fourth of July Fruit Salad

A summer is upon us, this salad is nice and refreshing for our Nation's birthday.

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Mango-Asian Pear Salad

With Mango season in full swing, this mango salad is the perfect way to start using some of our local produce.  It is crisp and clean and great for the summer!

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Spring Pea Soup

Ingredients:

3 Tablespoons *Organic Butter infused Olive Oil

1 medium chopped onion 2 cups vegetable broth

4 cups of peas (fresh or frozen) hand full of fresh flat leaf parsley hand full of fresh mint leaves salt & pepper to taste

chopped fresh chives to garnish

In a heavy pot over medium heat cook onion in olive oil just until soft. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add peas and simmer till tender. Pour into blender and add parsley, mint, salt & pepper and puree till smooth. Add more broth if too thick.

Notes: Peas are fairly low in calories, contains almost every vitamin & mineral your body needs, high in fiber & protein. Peas also have a low glycemic index. Protein increases the levels of certain hormones that reduces appetite. Protein works with fiber to slow digestion. Fiber also feeds good bacteria important for gut health.

Parsley is known to detoxifies the body helps to ease strain on the kidneys. Mint helps with digestion.

RECIPE COURTESY OF SABRINA NAJARIAN

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Rainbow Spinach Salad

Festive colors and flavors highlight this non-traditional spinach salad. Feel free to experiment with different added-in ingredients, or with different pairings of olive oils and vinegars.

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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Bacon flavored olive oil paired with our Maple balsamic takes these brussel sprouts up a notch.

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Tomato-tofu relish

A great make-ahead item that works well with crusty sourdough bread, tossed with pasta, or as a topping for baked potatoes. Flavor intensifies over time. Follow the method EXACTLY or it will not turn out!!    

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Middle Eastern Hummus (Greece, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Egypt)

This classic Middle-Eastern pureed chickpea (garbanzo) appetizer is typically served with pita, falafel, or raw vegetables, but it works well as a dip or spread on almost anything

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