The following post is in partnership with the California Olive Committee and written by Jen Rattie. Sometime in my late teens I turned into a Cal-Mex lover. Anything that is taco-esque, I will eat. I love that it’s a versatile cuisine and you can play with so many different ingredients in the recipes—like California Ripe Olives. I passed on my love of tacos, olives and … [Read more...] about Layered Taco Dip with California Green and Black Ripe Olives
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This light and delicious spring inspired pasta dish is the perfect thing to bring to a picnic in the park or an outdoor BBQ - the fresh flavor of parsley along with the garlic is a delightful combination. (Tip: If possible, I highly recommend making this pasta dish the night before and storing it in the fridge to allow the flavors to fully develop.) The Health Benefits of … [Read more...] about Spring Green Parsley Pesto Pasta Salad
The following post was written by Lori Pace. Holiday party time is here, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t want their dish to be the talk of the town? We can decorate every corner of our home and give the best gifts, but often, what most people will remember is the food! I love a party with creative, festive recipes that make everyone want to hover and devour what you … [Read more...] about Hummus Stuffed – Ripe Olives for the Holidays
Your body needs some fat to function properly. While some types of fat, such as trans fat and saturated fat can be harmful, other types of fat, such as polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, can actually help you. If you have high cholesterol, you may be able to lower it by adjusting your diet and eating more foods that contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, such … [Read more...] about Are Olives Good for Lowering LDL Cholesterol?
The following post is in partnership with the California Olive Committee and written by Jen Rattie. October is here, the weather is cooling down and I couldn’t be more excited to break out my slow cooker. I have children that aren’t huge fans of vegetables and this appliance has been a miracle worker for getting them to eat healthier meals without even knowing it! Plus, with … [Read more...] about Slow Cooker Harvest Pot Roast Dinner with California Ripe Olives