BLACKBERRY-GINGER BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE In a small bowl, add 3 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons Blackberry-Ginger Balsamic Vinegar. Blend together with a whisk until fully emulsified. Pour over salad greens.
QUINOA CARIBBEAN SALAD 1 cup quinoa, dry 2 cups chicken broth (or 1 14.5 oz. can chicken broth, and remainder water to make 2 cups liquid) 1/2 T Thai seasoning 1 English cucumber (approx. 12 inches in length), chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 6 oz. frozen mango chunks (1/2 of 12 oz. bag), chopped […]
Spinach Salad with Fresh Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette (4 servings) Ingredients 6 cups fresh baby spinach, washed & dried thoroughly 1 medium red onion, sliced into rings, rings separated 1/2 cup pecans, toasted 1/3 cup goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp. ripe peach balsamic vinegar Dash of ground black pepper, optional Directions Place spinach in a large serving bowl […]
Ingredients2 pound boneless skinless turkey breast cut into “turkey tenders” 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 1 sprig fresh oregano ¼ cup packed chopped cilantro Mexican rice, accompaniment Chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish corn tortillas on the side Mole Sauce: 8 dried ancho chilies, stemmed and seeded 4 […]
OATMEAL WITH RIPE PEACH BALSAMIC VINEGAR1/2 cup dry old-fashioned oats1 cup water2 tablespoons Ripe Peach Balsamic Vinegar1 tablespoon fat-free French Vanilla powdered coffee creamer1 tablespoon ground cinnamonIn a microwave-safe bowl, stir together oats and water.Cook for 1 minute in the microwave on HIGH.Stir.Cook for 30 seconds in the microwave on HIGH.Stir in 1 tablespoon fat-free French Vanilla powdered coffee […]
Yields 4 Servings 4 fresh tomatoes2 large rounds of fresh mozzarella cheese1/4 cup fresh basil leafssea salt and pepper to tasteVerde Valley Olive Oil Traders Fresh Basil Olive Oil2 tablespoons Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders Traditional 18-Year Oak barrel Aged Balsamic Vinegar Preparation Instructions:1.Slice tomatoes in thick slices, salt and pepper to taste.2.Slice fresh mozzarella in similarly […]
Emulsify Slowly add Olive Oil Trader’s EVOO to an Olive Oil Trader’s balsamic while whisking vigorously. This disperses and suspends minute droplets of one liquid throughout the other. Emulsified mixtures are usually thick and satiny in texture. Emulsifying will allow you to evenly disperse a vinaigrette flavor over salads and fruit. For a vinaigrette, the […]
Techniques for Using Olive Oil Trader’s Oils & Vinegars Marinate Coat food in a mixture of Olive Oil Trader’s EVOO and balsamic and let it rest for a certain amount of time. The purpose of marinating is for the food to absorb the flavors of the marinade or, as in the case of a tough […]