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Lemon Caper Tuna Salad

This healthy tuna salad is light on calories but loaded with protein and antioxidants. It’s delicious on crisp salad greens like Romaine lettuce or as a topper on whole grain crackers or crostini. We love it as a pre or post workout mini-meal that’ll give you an energy boost. Serves 2 Ingredients 6 oz canned… read more

Chile Garlic Pasta with Fried Egg

This pasta with fried egg recipe is perfect when your fridge is under-stocked. It makes use of things you probably keep on hand and you can whip it up in no time. The pasta is coated with garlic-chile goodness and the fried egg provides an unctuous sauce that brings that makes this dish complete. If… read more

The Best Egg Salad Recipe

egg salad recipe

This is the best egg salad recipe because it’s satisfyingly egg-y without being overloaded with mayo. Eggs work with any extra virgin olive oil, from delicate to robust, but we also like this recipe with our Meyer Lemon Olive Oil for a bright, citrusy zing! Serve it on toasted baguette, in crisp lettuce cups or… read more

Wine Steamed Clams with Pancetta, Tomato & Basil

These clams make a delicious dinner for 1 or can be adapted to feed a crowd. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad. For 1 serving, you’ll need: 2 lb clams (in shell)* 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, such as Organic Mission EVOO 1/4 cup pancetta, finely diced ¼ cup finely chopped onion 2… read more

Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette

basic olive oil and vinegar

This recipe is our go-to. It’s simple delicious and we can never have too much of it. Makes about 3/4 cup 3 tablespoons Aged Balsamic Vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil salt and freshly ground pepper In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar and mustard. Slowly add the olive… read more

Classic Basil Pesto

Ingredients: 1 cup of basil leaves, loosely packed 1/4 cup of pine nuts 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 clove of garlic A pinch of salt 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Directions: In a food processor add first 5 ingredients except olive oil. Pulse a few times to coarsely chop. Turn the food processor… read more

We Olive Take 5: Grilled Vegetable Couscous

With grilling season in full swing, here’s a quick 5-ingredient recipe that’s full of flavor, and summer veggies and makes a great one-dish meal. Add slices of grilled chicken or crumbled goat cheese or feta to make a heartier plate. Serves 4. Enjoy! You’ll Need: 2 bell peppers, preferably assorted colors 2 medium squash, preferably… read more