A Full Day of Romantic Meals

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What’s better than a romantic, candlelit meal shared with your loved one?  A full day of delicious Valentine’s meals! Of course, we all understand if you want to kick the kids out later to enjoy that romantic candlelit dinner you’ve been craving!

Breakfast

 

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After a few cups of hot coffee and some good conversation, treat yourself to a simple, easy meal that’s fun for the entire family to participate in.  Sometimes the best little moments are when the whole family gets a little messy and works together to create something delicious.  Pasolivo Granola with a touch of creamy vanilla yogurt and a fresh sprinkle of blueberries is the perfect way to start the special day with a little love.

Lunch

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This day should be a combo of laid back AND delicious.  There should be time for preparation of delicious meals, but also time to cuddle up with the family and reminisce about your favorite memories together. Keep it simple with Citrus Pesto Turkey Burgers featuring Pasolivo Citrus Olive Oil, Sparkling Citrus Vinegar, and Kosher Flake Sea Salt.

 Dinner Appetizer

Now, we all want to keep dinnertime as romantic as possible.  Whether that means sending the kids off to Grandma’s or to a friend’s house, this is the time for the three of you (you, your loved one, AND your delicious dinnertime lineup).

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Pasolivo Basil Feta Dip is not only easy and incredibly flavorful, but it combines just a few simple ingredients to create something mouthwatering.  Stick the baguette in the oven for a few minutes for the amazing combination of crunchy bread and creamy feta. Drizzle with a little extra Basil Olive Oil for a rich, peppery finish.

Main Course

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Sometimes the most delicious dinners are those that you simply stick in the oven and  allow to slowly fill your nostrils with the comforting (though hunger-inducing) aroma of a traditional home-cooked recipe.  Some of these include a fresh baked loaf of bread, morning blueberry muffins, and of course, roast chicken.  May we present the main course, Pasolivo Italian Chicken.

Side

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Traditionally Ratatouille is served as a main dish with a crusty loaf of french bread, but it can also be shared as a complement to the main dish.  The addition of the Herbs de Provence and Tuscan Olive Oil in Pasolivo Ratatouille recipe pair delightfully with the citrus flavors of the Italian Chicken.

Dessert

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If there’s anything better than a rich chocolate cake, it’s a rich chocolate cake with an added lemony zing!  This Chocolate Lemon Olive Oil Cake is so delectable and moist that no one would ever know it’s vegan.  The chocolate balances beautifully with the subtly sweet lemon flavor. And with that, the addition of Lemon Olive Oil preserves baked goods LONGER than butter!  So enjoy this for the rest of the week as well!

 

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Check out these handpicked Pasolivo gift sets:

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For the ultimate foodie and chef, we suggest the Pasolivo Dinner for Two Gift Set which includes Kosher Flake Sea Salt, Tuscan Blend, Garlic-Lemon Olive Oil, and a set of hand carved olive wood utensils.

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For the one who needs a little bit of relaxation, check out the Grapefruit Bath and Body Gift Set with Grapefruit Lotion, Hand Soap, and Body Butter. This set contains essential oils that are uplifting and mildly stimulating. ​

Tomato Basil & Broccoli Pasta Salad | Bebe Black Carminito

This recipe was submitted by one of our brand ambassadors, Bebe Black Carminito. You can find her work at Champagne and Cookies. Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook.

Ingredients

1 Lb Of Rainbow Rotini

3 Tablespoons Pasolivo Basil Olive Oil

2 Tablespoons Pasolivo Fig Balsamic Vinegar

2 Tablespoons Olive Brine from the Kalamata Olives

1 t Pasolivo Spicy Italian Seasoning

Pinch of Pasolivo Black Lava Sea Salt

2 Cups Of Cherry Tomatoes halved

4 Cups Of Broccoli Florets and their stems sliced into small coins

6 Oz Of Spinach Chiffonade

8 Basil Leaves Chiffonade

6 Ounces Tomato Basil Feta and extra if desired

1 1/2 Cups Kalamata Olives halved

Directions

  1. Boil pasta until it is al dente’. Rinse, drain, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk Pasolivo Basil Olive Oil, Pasolivo Fig Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Brind from the Kalamanta Olives, Italian Seasoning, and Black Lava Sea Salt to taste.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the pasta, tomatoes, broccoli, basil, spinach, and feta until combined.
  4. Toss with Basil Olive Oil dressing you set aside and chill until serving.
  5. At serving, drizzle Pasolivo Basil Olive Oil and an additional dash of Black Lava Salt if desired.
  6. Salad can be made up to 1 day ahead of serving.

Lemon Madeleines | Bebe Black Carminito

This recipe was submitted by one of our brand ambassadors, Bebe Black Carminito. You can find her work at Champagne and Cookies. Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook.

Ingredients

1/2 c All-Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Pasolivo Pacific Blue Kosher Sea Salt
2 Eggs at Room Temperature
1/4 c Sugar
5 T Melted and Cooled butter (extra butter to grease pan)
2 tsp Brown Sugar
1 1/4 tsp Pasolivo Orange Blossom Honey
1/2 teaspoon Pasolivo Lemon Olive Oil
Zest from 1 Lemon
Powdered Sugar to decorate

Directions

  1. In a medium sized bowl whisk flour/ Baking Powder and Salt – Set Aside
  2. Whisk the Eggs and granulated Sugar in electric stand mixer. Mix on medium-high speed for 1 – 2 minutes. For 2 more minutes whisk on high and until the pale & doubles in volume approximately for 4 minutes.
  3. Melt Butter with Brown Sugar, Honey and Lemon Olive Oil in a small saucepan over medium till Sugar is dissolved and is homogeneous then remove from heat.
  4. Add warmed Butter mixture into batter then fold in dry ingredients in two batches into batter until everything is completely blended.
  5. Cover Batter with plastic wrap and and refrigerate overnight.
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Brush the Madeleine pan with butter. Freeze the pan to harden the butter.
  7. Pipe or spoon the batter into the Madeleine molds.
  8. Bake 8-9 minutes… After 5 minutes remove Madeleines from the pan and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  9. Decorate with powdered sugar
  10. Madeleines are best the day they are baked, but can be stored in a covered container for up to 1 day.

 

Start 2018 off right with healthy Pasolivo products

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Our Award-Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil Collection

The new year comes with new goals, new mindsets, new ideas, and new achievements. Start 2018 off right with a new focus on a healthier YOU. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a huge part of a healthier diet. Extra Virgin signifies the highest quality of olive oil based on internationally recognized standards. In California, there is an Extra Virgin Certification program (COOC) that ensures that the oil you buy is, in fact, extra virgin.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil has multiple health benefits including: a lowered risk of heart disease, lowering bad cholesterol, minimizing blood clots, and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s. Other benefits include decreasing blood sugar, and fighting against Diabetes and Obesity.

Here at Pasolivo Olive Oil, our business is creating award-winning olive oils, but our passion is in hand-crafting the healthiest, most delicious olive oils possible. One taste of our oils and you will experience for yourself the hallmark grassiness and pungency of beneficial polyphenols that are present in a true premium olive oil. Our recipes are based around a healthy diet, incorporating Pasolivo products into everyday meals, and finding healthier alternatives.

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Ingredients on a wooden board to create a healthy recipe

Our Tapenade & Figs recipe brings together high-quality Pasolivo products and a combination of our Black Olive Tapenade, vinegar, figs, and mint. This is the perfect go-to recipe for a quick, easy, and healthy snack. Serve with slices of bread or crackers and enjoy this mixture of sweet and savory ingredients.

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Our Tapenade & Figs recipe using our Black Olive Tapenade and high-quality products

Surprise guests with this delicious dinner. Our Rosemary Tuscan Pork Loin uses high-quality Pasolivo products to make a quick and easy recipe. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes and is a wonderful combination of Pasolivo items.

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Our Rosemary Tuscan Pork Loin combines our Rosemary Olive Oil with our Tuscan Blend

If you are looking for additional recipes to help ring in the new year, you can click HERE

We also offer complementary olive oil tastings at our two Pasolivo locations:
Pasolivo Ranch: 8530 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, CA, 93446
Downtown Pasolivo: 1229 Park Street, Paso Robles, CA, 93446

We hope to see you soon! Happy New Year!

 

 

 

Pasolivo Pumpkin Recipes

The holidays are quickly approaching and nothing is more appropriate than pumpkin everything. Whether it’s the new Pumpkin Spice Latte, carving or decorating a pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, Pumpkin Body Scrub, Pumpkin Candles, or everything in between, it’s hard to step outside and not see something pumpkin related. We have hopped on the “Pumpkin Everything” trend and have created three pumpkin recipes for you to enjoy.

Every recipe has a unique and creative twist and combines several Pasolivo products with your traditional pumpkin ingredients. We have adapted the recipe to include our Pasolivo olive oils, seasonings, salts, and honey. Whether it’s our Granola Pumpkin Muffins, Pasolivo Pumpkin Pie, or Roasted Pumpkin with Walnut and Feta, we hope you and your loved ones can enjoy these recipes during this holiday season.

Made using our Pasolivo Granola, our Granola Pumpkin Muffins combine our Tangerine Olive Oil with our Orange Blossom Honey and Sugar & Spice Blend (some like to call this blend our “Pumpkin Spice” blend) to add a delicious pumpkin taste. Enjoy these muffins year-round, on-the-go, or as a healthy breakfast alternative.

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If you enjoy Pumpkin Pie then you will love the Pasolivo Pumpkin Pie! This pie uses a graham cracker crust and a homemade cream topping that you won’t be able to put down. This is not your typical homemade pie. This dessert combines our Tangerine Olive Oil with our warm Sugar & Spice Blend that will add a sweet combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and a hint of black pepper.

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Our Pasolivo Pumpkin Pie combines Pasolivo Olive Oils with our Sugar & Spice Blend

Are you looking for a healthy recipe where you can reuse all of the leftover pumpkin? Try this Roasted Pumpkin with Walnuts and Feta recipe that combines pumpkin, walnuts, feta, red onion, and Pasolivo olive oil.

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Roasted Pumpkin with Walnuts and Feta

Do you have a favorite Pumpkin and Pasolivo recipe that you enjoy that we have not listed? Let us know in the comments below or tag your photos using #mypasolivo on social media channels.

Back-to-School with Pasolivo

Back-to-School can be a busy time for both parents and children. As a parent, you want to know that your child is eating healthy and getting the proper nutrients. We have compiled a list of Back-to-School snacks for your children – whether it’s something they take with them to school, or a snack they can have after school, Pasolivo wants to make back-to-school snacks as healthy and simple as possible.

Made with a Pasolivo extra virgin olive oil of your choice, sweet honey, and salty seeds and nuts, you will love that our Pasolivo Granola is a healthy choice. You can also use the homemade mixture to create our Chewy Breakfast Bars and our Granola Bites. 

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Homemade Pasolivo Granola using Pasolivo olive oil

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Homemade Pasolivo Granola with extra virgin olive oil

Our Chewy Breakfast Bars are created using Pasolivo extra virgin olive oil, Pasolivo Honey, and a salty mix of seeds and nuts. Cut the granola into pieces and take with you on-the-go. This mixture is slightly different than the Pasolivo Granola with an addition of Almond Butter and Flake Cereal.

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Homemade Chewy Breakfast Bars made with extra virgin olive oil

Granola Bites are a great snack for all ages. Made using our Pasolivo Granola, add Nut Butter and form into small balls. Refrigerate and enjoy!

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Homemade Granola Bites made with extra virgin olive oil

We hope your children have a great school year and enjoy these healthy alternatives.

Celebrate Fourth of July with Pasolivo

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What is better than spending the Fourth of July with family, friends, and neighbors? Adding Pasolivo products, flavors, and seasonings of course! We have put together several recipe ideas below to make the Fourth of July as easy, fun, and entertaining as possible. We also included several gift sets below to help amplify your Fourth of July celebration!

The St. Germain Sparkling Sangria is filled with colorful fruit and is a perfect summer cocktail. This easy-to-make sangria can be customized to your liking and makes 12-16 glasses for entertaining! Click HERE for the full recipe.

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St. Germain Sparkling Sangria

The Italian Basil Corn on the Cob is an ideal summer side dish! You can bake or grill this corn on the cob in this easy-to-make recipe! Click HERE for the full recipe.

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Italian Basil Corn on the Cob

If you prefer Lemon Pepper over Italian Basil, the Lemon Pepper Corn on the Cob is perfect for you! It is perfect for a picnic, BBQ, or a family gathering! It is simple to make and uses our Pasolivo Lemon Pepper Blend. Click HERE for the full recipe.

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Lemon Pepper Corn on the Cob

Choose a healthier alternative by making the Citrus Pesto Turkey Burger! The Citrus Pesto sauce is made-from-scratch and provides a fresh and delicious flavor. Click HERE for the full recipe.

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Citrus Pesto Turkey Burger

The Pasolivo Yam Fries pair wonderfully with the Citrus Pesto Turkey Burger! The fries have a delicious combination of sweet and salty flavors which will be sure to please your 4th of July crowd. Click HERE for the full recipe.

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Pasolivo Yam Fries

If you are looking for a gift set that has a little bit of everything, you will want to go with The Entertainer. Hosting the party? This one will provide you with everything you need for every type of guest. Click HERE for the full gift set details.

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The Entertainer Gift Set

Bring the Heat is a great choice for the those who love spice! This gift set comes with our Lime Olive Oil, Habanero Stuffed Olives, Fiery Ale Mustard, Sriracha Salt and Ghost Pepper Salt. Click HERE to take a look.

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Bring the Heat Gift Set

The BBQ Essentials gift set was made for the grill master! With our California Blend Olive Oil, Smokey Chipotle BBQ Sauce, Smoky Spice Blend, and Sriracha Salt, your cuisine will never be the same. Click HERE to take a look at this gift set.

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BBQ Essentials Gift Set

Enjoy all the flavors of Italy with the Italian Essentials set. Enhance your grilled meats with the Tuscan-Style Pasolivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil or finish grilled vegetables with the 18-year Aged Balsamic. The Artichoke & Olive Marinara, Spicy Italian Blend, and Sun Ripened Tomato Sea Salt are excellent additions to any pasta dish or Italian inspired meal. Click HERE to view this bundle.
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Italian Essentials Gift Set