Cicada Crunch Salad with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing

Ingredients: – 2 cups mixed greens (such as spinach, arugula, and kale) – 1 cup cooked quinoa – 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved – 1/4 cup sliced cucumber – 1/4 cup sliced red onion – 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese – 1/4 cup roasted almonds – 1/2 cup cooked and seasoned cicadas (optional, but adds a unique crunch) For the […]

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Maple Balsamic Glazed Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: For the Maple Balsamic Glaze: – 1/4 cup Oliva di Vita’s Dark Maple Balsamic Vinegar – 2 tablespoons honey – 1 tablespoon soy sauce – 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard – 1 clove garlic, minced For the Salmon: – 4 salmon fillets (about 6 ounces each), skin-on – Salt and black pepper to taste – Oliva di Vita’s Butter Infused

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Citrus Bliss Salad with Grapefruit White Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients: For the Salad: – 6 cups mixed greens (such as spinach, arugula, and baby kale) – 1 grapefruit, segmented – 1 avocado, sliced – 1/2 cup sliced red onion – 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese – 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves – 1/4 cup toasted walnuts or pecans For the Dressing: – 3 tablespoons Oliva di Vita Grapefruit

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Discover the Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil!

Dear Olive Lovers, We’re thrilled to share the remarkable health benefits of extra virgin olive oil! ???? Rich in Monounsaturated Fats: Extra virgin olive oil contains monounsaturated oleic acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties and may even influence genes linked to cancer1. Plus, it’s a smart choice for cooking due to its high heat resistance. Antioxidant Powerhouse: Loaded with antioxidants, extra

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Ginger-Black Garlic Infused Olive Oil Shrimp Stir-Fry

Ingredients: – 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined – 2 tablespoons Oliva di Vita Ginger-Black Garlic Infused Olive Oil – 3 cloves garlic, minced – 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced – 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced – 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced – 1 cup snap peas, trimmed – 1 cup broccoli florets – 2 tablespoons soy

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Lavender Balsamic Glazed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients: *For the Salmon:* – 4 salmon fillets – Salt and pepper, to taste – 2 tablespoons Oliva di Vita Lavender Dark Balsamic Vinegar – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup *For the Roasted Vegetables:* – 3 cups mixed vegetables (e.g., carrots, bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes) – 2 tablespoons

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Lavender Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Thai Lemongrass-Mint Balsamaic & Gourmet Toasted Sesame Oil Pairing Ideas

Thai Lemongrass-Mint Balsamic & Toasted Sesame Oil Infused Asian Fusion Salad Ingredients: – 1 cup mixed greens – 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken – 1 cup cooked and chilled rice noodles – 1/2 cup shredded carrots – 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper – 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro – 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint – 1/4 cup

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Lemon Bliss Salad Dressing

**Eureka Lemon Bliss Dressing:** **Ingredients:** – 1/4 cup Oliva di Vita Eureka Lemon Fused Olive Oil – 2 tablespoons honey – 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated – 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice – Salt and pepper to taste – Optional: 1 teaspoon poppy seeds for texture **Instructions:** 1. In a

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Roasted Garlic Pasta with Basil

Ingredients 15 cloves garlic 1/3 cup, plus 2 tablespoon Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided 1 pound dried pasta 2 tablespoons kosher salt plus 2 teaspoons, divided 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese divided, plus additional for serving ¼ cup torn fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup freshly chopped parsley Instructions Position rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat

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Wild Fern Leaf Dill Vinaigrette

**Ingredients:** – 1/4 cup Oliva di Vita Wild Fern Leaf Dill Infused Olive Oil – 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar – 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard – 1 tablespoon honey – 1 clove garlic, minced – Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste **Instructions:** 1. In a small bowl, whisk together the white wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, and minced

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Perfect Pairings

When it comes to enhancing the flavors of your dishes, OlivadiVita.com has got you covered with their exquisite selection of flavored balsamic vinegars and fused & infused olive oils. These gourmet ingredients can turn an ordinary meal into an extraordinary culinary experience. In this blog post, we’ll explore some delightful pairings and their ideal uses, whether it’s for salad dressings,

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Tahitian Vanilla Balsamic Pumpkin Glazed Chicken

**Ingredients:** For the Chicken Marinade: – 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts – 1/4 cup #OlivadiVitaEVOO’s Tahitian Vanilla Dark Balsamic – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – Salt and pepper, to taste For the Pumpkin Glaze: – 1 cup canned pumpkin puree – 1/4 cup #OlivadiVitaEVOO’s Tahitian Vanilla Dark Balsamic – 2 tablespoons honey – 1 teaspoon

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Spinach Salad with Tuscan Herb & Pomegranate Dressing

Here’s a unique spinach salad recipe featuring a flavored olive oil and balsamic vinegar from Oliva di Vita: **Ingredients:** For the Salad: – 6 cups fresh baby spinach leaves – 1 cup strawberries, sliced – 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese – 1/4 cup candied pecans, roughly chopped – 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced – 1/4 cup dried cranberries For

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Spinach Salad with Tuscan Herb and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette from Oliva di Vita

Spanish Olive Oil vs. Italian Olive Oil: A Taste and Health Showdown

Olive oil is a fundamental component of the Mediterranean diet, celebrated for its exquisite taste and numerous health benefits. Spain and Italy, both Mediterranean countries, are renowned for their production of high-quality olive oils. In this blog post, we will delve into the delightful world of Spanish and Italian olive oils, comparing and contrasting their taste profiles and exploring their

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Spanish and Italian Olive Oils from Oliva di Vita

Pumpkin Glazed Chicken with Tahitian Vanilla Balsamic

**Ingredients:** For the Chicken: – 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts – Salt and pepper to taste – 2 tablespoons olive oil For the Pumpkin Glaze: – 1 cup canned pumpkin puree – 1/4 cup maple syrup – 2 tablespoons Tahitian Vanilla Dark balsamic vinegar – 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard – 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg – Salt

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Tahitian Vanilla Dark Balsamic Vinaigrette

**Ingredients:** – 1/4 cup #olivadivitaevoo Tahitian Vanilla Dark Balsamic Vinegar – 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon honey – 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard – 1 small shallot, finely minced – 1 clove garlic, minced – Salt and black pepper, to taste **Instructions:** **1. Prepare the Base:** – In a small mixing bowl, combine the Tahitian Vanilla Dark

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Mediterranean Delight Stuffed Mushrooms

?️ Introducing: Mediterranean Delight Stuffed Mushrooms! ?? Ingredients: – 16 large button mushrooms, stems removed and reserved – 1/4 cup breadcrumbs – 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled – 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped – Salt and pepper to taste – #OlivadiVitaEVOO Butter Infused Olive Oil Instructions: 1. Preheat

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Mediterranean stuffed mushroom appetizer recipe from Oliva di Vita

Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Halibut Recipe

3 tablespoons Champagne Vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice fresh zest of one lemon 3 tablespoons UP Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary Four halibut fillets or other firm white fish, (approximately 6 ounces each) Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Whisk together the champagne vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest, and rosemary. Add the

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Grilled Halibut Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Baklouti Olive Oil Spicy Citrus Shrimp

  Indulge in a burst of flavors with this unique and tantalizing Baklouti Olive Oil Spicy Citrus Shrimp recipe, featuring the distinctive Baklouti Olive Oil from #Olivadivitaevoo. The Baklouti Olive Oil, known for its fiery kick, is expertly balanced with zesty citrus notes to create a mouthwatering marinade that infuses the shrimp with a delightful blend of heat and tanginess.

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Marinated Grilled Shrimp Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Peach Salad with Feta & Mint

This refreshing and vibrant White Balsamic Peach Salad features A-premium White Balsamic Vinegar from #Olivadivitaevoo. It is a delightful salad that combines the sweetness of ripe peaches with the tangy notes of white balsamic vinegar and the creaminess of feta cheese. A hint of fresh mint adds a burst of aromatic flavor. Enjoy this as a light and flavorful appetizer

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Peach Salad with Feta & Mint from Oliva di Vita

Roasted Beet & Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Roasted Beet & Fresh Mozzarella Salad Ingredients  Fresh beets  Greens mix (your choice)  Fresh mozzarella medium dice  Toasted almonds  Blood Orange Olive Oil  Grapefruit Balsamic Preparation Put beets in an oven safe dish filled half way with water. Bring to a boil on the stove, cover with foil, then put in oven at 400

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The Antioxidant Properties of Olive Oil

One of the most important benefits of olive oil is its high content of antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances that protect our cells from damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage cells, leading to a number of health problems, including heart disease, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. Olive oil contains a number of different antioxidants, including

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Balsamic Watermelon Salad Medley

Balsamic Watermelon Medley** **Ingredients:** – 4 cups cubed watermelon (seedless) – 1 cup crumbled feta cheese – 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn – 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves – 1/4 cup chopped red onion – 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts – 2 tablespoons Oliva di Vita’s Traditional Balsamic Vinegar – 2 tablespoons Oliva di Vita’s Lemon-Infused Olive Oil –

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Dark Raspberry Salad Dressing

Dark Raspberry Salad Dressing Ingredients: – 1/4 cup Oliva di Vita Dark Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar – 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoons honey – 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard – 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest (optional, for a citrusy twist) – A pinch of salt – A pinch of freshly ground black pepper Instructions: 1. In a mixing

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Sausage

ROASTED ACORN SQUASH WITH SAUSAGE Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons of  EVOO 3 Tablespoons of Spicy Calabrian Pesto Infused Olive Oil 2 acorn squash – cut in halves and seeds removed. 1 small diced onion. 12 oz of Italian sausage 3 chopped celery stalks ½ cup of feta cheese ¼ cup of dried cranberries ¼ cup of chopped walnuts 1 small chopped

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CHICKEN MOLE WITH BAKLOUTI AGRUMATO AND CHOCOLATE BALSAMIC

Ingredients 4 tablespoons Baklouti Agrumato Olive Oil 5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders 4 cups chicken stock or broth 1/2 cup dark chocolate balsamic 2 large yellow onions, sliced 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds 1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds 6 large garlic cloves 3 teaspoons cumin seeds 3 teaspoons coriander seeds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 bay

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CHicken MOle Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Asparagus & Gruyere Quiche

Asparagus & Gruyere Quiche Celebrate mom with a lovely asparagus and Gruyere quiche made with our amazingly savory, heart healthy Fused Leek Oil! Crust Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 cup Fused Leek Olive Oil 1⁄4 cup ice cold water Crust directions: Mix flour and salt with fork. Beat leek olive oil and water with whisk or

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Asparagus & Gruyere Quiche Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip Ingredients: – 2 large red bell peppers – 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese – 2 tablespoons Oliva Di Vita Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon Oliva Di Vita Champagne Dark Balsamic – 1 garlic clove, minced – Salt and pepper to taste – Fresh parsley, for garnish – Pita bread or crackers, for

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Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Spicy Hummus Dip

  Spicy Hummus with Chili Infused Olive Oil Ingredients: – 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed – 2 tablespoons Oliva Di Vita Red Cayenne Chili Infused Olive Oil – 2 tablespoons tahini (can substitute almond butter or greek yogurt) – 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice – 1 garlic clove, minced – 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin – 1/2

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Spicy Hummus Dip Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Creamy Balsamic Avocado Dip

Creamy Balsamic Avocado Dip Ingredients: – 2 ripe avocados – 2 tablespoons Oliva di Vita Sicilian Lemon Infused Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon Oliva di Vita Traditional Aged Balsamic Vinegar – 1/4 cup Greek yogurt – 1 garlic clove, minced – Juice of 1/2 lemon – Salt and pepper to taste – Fresh cilantro or parsley, for garnish – Vegetable

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Creamy avocado dip recipe from Oliva di Vita

Fabulous Frisky FRITTATA

Wake up to flavor this morning with a quick frittata before walking out the door. Our egg frittata is infused with garlic, cheese, and some peppers and onions for a nutritious breakfast. Ingredients  2 tsp garlic infused oil  2 eggs  1/4 cup Asiago cheese – grated  Salt & Pepper  1 cup sliced sweet pepper (red,

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Frittata Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Honey-Truffle Glazed Salmon with Apple Jam

Bored with your every day salmon recipes? Here’s a sweet and tangy glazed salmon recipe to make you the star chef. Ingredients FOR THE JAM  1 Apple peeled and grated  ¾ c. Sugar  2 Tbsp. Champagne Vinegar  1 Tsp. Vanilla extract  1 Lemon zested and juiced FOR THE HONEY-TRUFFLE GLAZE  2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter

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Lemon & Herb Shrimp with Peas

Here’s a fancy French dish without having to do anything fancy! Be sure to use raw shrimp and not pre-cooked for the best flavor. Ingredients  1/4 c. Unsalted butter  ¼ c. Herbs de Provence Infused Olive Oil  4 Tsp. Minced fresh chives  2 ½. Tsp. Grated lemon peel  4 c. Chopped leeks (green and white

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Lemon & Herb Shrimp with Peas Recipe

Maple Balsamic Glazed Pork Medallions

Pork Tenderloin cooks up quickly and is moist and juicy. With this maple balsamic glaze you may have to make 2! Ingredients:  1/3 cup Maple Dark Balsamic  2 tsp. Dijon mustard  1 pork tenderloin, trimmed, sliced into 1 inch medallions, then pounded  2 tsp. Milanese Gremolata EVOO Preparation: Wisk Dijon mustard and Maple Balsamic together. Heat

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Maple Balsamic Glazed Pork Medallions Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Marinated & Grilled Lamb Chops With Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Marinated & Grilled Lamb Chops With Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes Okay, so this is a “grandma” recipe – Put on your chef hat and use your best discretion on amounts. Trust us, you’ll be fine! Enjoy these lamb chops for a backyard bbq or fancy dinner. Your guests will be impressed. Ingredients  Lamb Loin Chops  Red skinned potatoes

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Orange Glazed Ham with Cinnamon Pear or Ginger & Honey Balsamic Vinegar

Orange Glazed Ham with Cinnamon Pear or Honey Ginger Balsamic Vinegar Ready to change things up for Easter or Christmas this year? Or maybe for a shower brunch? This recipe is super simple and adds loads of flavor to your smoked ham. Ingredients  1 fully cooked smoked ham, about 4 pounds  1/2 cup orange juice  1/2 cup

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Orange Glazed Ham Recipe

Serrano Honey Chicken Stir Fry

Serrano Honey Chicken Stir Fry A little slicing and dicing and in no time at all you’ll have a delicious meal. Need it easier? Use a rice cooker! We love ours and it makes perfect rice each and every time. Ingredients for Rice:  1 cup uncooked white rice  1 tablespoon Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil  1 ¾

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Serrano Honey Stir Fry Chicken Recipe from Oliva di Vita

Shrimp and Pancetta Risotto With Wild Mushroom & Sage Oil

Shrimp and Pancetta Risotto With Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil Try this rich dish on an evening when you want some comfort food Ingredients  Arborrio rice  Sliced mushrooms  Chicken stock  Peeled Shrimp  Chopped onion  Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil  Chopped pancetta Preparation Bring chicken stock to a low simmer and keep

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Sundried Tomato Linguine with Chicken and Vegetables

Ingredients  1 pound sundried tomato linguine  2 pounds broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets  1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces  6 tablespoons Basil EVOO, divided, plus more to taste  2 tablespoons Oregano Balsamic, plus more to taste  ½ pound grape tomatoes, halved  ½ cup fresh basil leaves, julienned  1 cup

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Sundried Tomato Linguine with Chicken and Vegetables Recipe

Do You Trust The 3 Second Rule

The “three-second rule” is a common belief that if food falls on the ground, it is still safe to eat if it is picked up within three seconds. However, the validity of this rule is questionable. The reality is that bacteria and other microorganisms can contaminate food as soon as it comes into contact with a surface. When food falls

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Cooking with Olive Oil Vs. Coconut Oil

Cooking oils play an essential role in our daily lives. We use them to sauté vegetables, fry chicken, make salad dressings, and many other cooking processes. However, not all oils are created equal, and some are better for our health than others. In this blog, we will discuss why cooking with olive oil is better than cooking with coconut oil

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Olive Oil vs. Coconut Oil
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