Zucchini Carpaccio

Ingredients 2 medium zucchini 2 tablespoons of Lemon White Balsamic 2 tablespoons Truffle Oil 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley Flake sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Parmesan cheese, for shaving Preparation Using a Mandolin, shave the zucchini into very thin, oval slices. Discard the first slice that is very dark green skin. Arrange the slices on a platter, overlapping the slices. Either mix together or top individually with the Truffle Oil, Lemon Balsamic, salt, pepper, and parsley. Pour the mixture evenly over the zucchini slices. Allow it to sit for at least 15 minutes, or for up to an...

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Warm Butternut Squash and Orzo Salad

Ingredients 1 small butternut squash (about 1 pound), peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch dice 1/2 pound small shiitake or Baby Bella mushrooms, stemmed and quartered 5 tablespoons O’Live A Little’s Roasted Butternut Squash Seed Oil, divided Kosher salt and black pepper 1 cup (8 ounces) uncooked Orzo 2 tablespoon O’Live A Little’s Sweet Cider Vinegar 2 TBSP O’Live A Little’s Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions, white and light green parts 7 ounces grated aged Cheddar (about 1 3/4 cups) Method Of Prep Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss squash with 2 teaspoons oil;...

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Tzatziki Spread

Click here for the video recipe!Ingredients 4 tablespoons O’Live A Little’s Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon O’Live A Little’s Red Wine Vinegar 2 cloves of garlic, minced finely ½ teaspoon pink Himalayan sea salt ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper 2 cups Greek full fat yogurt Cucumber – peeled and grated to equal approx. 1 cup. Once grated, be sure to squeeze the water out of the cucumber 1 tablespoon chopped dill or mint or a combination of both Method of Prep Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper into a bowl. Mix till well combined. Using a...

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Traditional Lebanese Hummus with Za’atar Chips

This creamy chickpea dip has become so popular over the past 10 years. All one needs to do is observe how much space in your local grocery store is devoted to it… its original form and all the new varieties of flavors… many people are enjoying this most basic of Middle Eastern foods.The most delicious hummus comes from soaking and the cooking dried chickpeas. However, in our “not enough time” culture, using canned chickpeas is the fastest and best option. Making hummus at home is so incredibly fast and easy. It tastes better than store-bought and the cost to make...

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Swiss Chard Cheese Pie

This is an easy and delicious appetizer or main course which uses a vegetable that for many people is seldom or never used… Swiss Chard. This “pie” doesn’t require a crust and once all mixed up, is simply poured into a greased baking dish and then baked off.It is yummy cold, room temp or hot and freezes extremely well. I always make a big tray at the beginning of the summer and freeze so I know we always have something to take boating, to a last-minute party or picnic or for a trip to the beach. Cut it into 1”...

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Strawberry Matcha Roll Cake

8 SERVINGSThis strawberry matcha roll cake is an ultimate summer treat! Delicate sponge cake flavored with Japanese green tea powder and filled with whipped cream and fresh strawberries.IngredientsFor Cake 4 large eggs ¼ cup (30gr) all-purpose flour 5 teaspoons (5gr) matcha green tea powder 1/2 cup (100gr) sugar, divided For Filling ½ cup (120ml) heavy cream 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons O’Live A Little’s Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder 7oz (200gr) fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped Powdered sugar for dusting, if desired Method For Prep Preheat the oven to 375° F (190° C). Line 13x9x2-in baking...

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