Non GMO Olive Oil?

We receive a couple of questions quite a bit about olive oil, how its made, and where its from. One question that has been coming up a lot lately is the question of GMO free olive oil.  So we did a little digging and found out that there are...
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Baking with Olive Oil

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Customers ask all the time for ideas on how to use olive oil other than salad dressings. They are usually a bit surprised when I tell them to bake with it. For so long, consumers have been told that olive oil is only good for salad dressings. With time,...
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Health News – Vegetable Oils May Lead to Migranes, Dementia

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If you are still using vegetable oils, such as canola, sunflower, soy, safflower, etc, you might want to read this article. A Denver physician recently published a book called “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and makes some interesting points about the dangers of vegetable oils to...
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Facts about Coconut Oil

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So we all know that coconut oil is the rising star of the health food focused world. Its delicate taste, heat stability and many other factors have made it the new darling of nutritionists and chefs alike.  This recent article in the Washington Post has some really interesting facts...
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Fake Food, Real Food

So a new book is coming out called “Real Food Fake Food” by author Larry Olmstead.  In the book, he talks about how much of the food we consume in this country is fake.  I haven’t read the book yet, but it is going on my reading list.  The...
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The Olive Tree

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“The Olive Tree is surely the greatest gift from heaven”.  — Thomas Jefferson. So declared our nation’s third president, and how right he was!  A few little known facts about the olive tree: The average life of an olive tree is 300-600 years! In ancient Greece, a person could...
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