Sicilian Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

A great salad for a summer get together or family reunion. No mayo or dairy and comfortably served cold, cool or room/yard temperature. A filling dish as well, that will keep you vegan cousin Willard from getting [...]

2018-07-22T08:37:00+00:00

Truffle Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 12 Large Eggs, room temperature 5 T Mayonaise 2 t SOOC Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic 1 T Dijon Mustard 1 T SOOC White Truffle Oil Pinch salt 1 T finely chopped chives Pinch of [...]

2018-04-19T08:44:07+00:00

Sesame Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 lb linguine, broken in half 2 T SOOC Toasted Sesame Oil 3 T SOOC UP EVOO 3 T honey 3 T Soy Sauce 3 T SOOC Honey Ginger White Balsamic ¼ t cayenne [...]

2018-04-19T10:17:43+00:00

Healthy Garbanzo Hummus

As with any great hummus recipe, this one is easily adaptable to suit your flavour preferences. Ingredients 2 (15.5oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained ⅓ C SOOC Chipotle Olive Oil ⅓ C lemon juice 2 T SOOC [...]

2018-04-19T09:27:51+00:00

Crunchy Kale Salad

Ingredients Salad: 1 bunch of kale, remove stems and chop ¼ small head of purple cabbage, chopped 1 C nuts, toasted and chopped (cashews, walnuts, sunflower seeds, etc) 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated 1 [...]

2018-04-19T10:08:42+00:00

Cheers to Beans

The dark champagne balsamic adds a rich, layered flavour to the beans and the onions get a scrumptious glaze! Ingredients 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 8 oz pearl onions ¼ C SOOC Champagne Dark [...]

2018-04-19T10:17:58+00:00

Beets en Français

Ingredients 3 medium beets, peeled and cut into large cubes 1 large sweet onion, cut into chunks ¼ C SOOC Champagne Dark Balsamic Vinegar ¼ C SOOC Herbs de Provence Olive Oil 2 cloves fresh [...]

2018-04-19T10:18:15+00:00

Ruby Red Salad

Ingredients Salad: 1 small head of red cabbage, you may save the outer leaves for serving 2 oranges, sliced, peeled, and chopped into bite-size pieces ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 mango, cubed ¼ C [...]

2018-04-19T10:09:29+00:00

Balsamic Candied Nuts

Whether for tapas or part of a snack spread, these candied nuts can be summed up in two words: amazingly addictive. For the sea salt, I use our Saltwest Sea Salts in both sweet & [...]

2018-04-19T10:33:46+00:00

Sacred Valley Quinoa Soup

The inspiration for this recipe comes from the 'Sacred Valley' high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru at a restaurant called 'Blue Magic' in the village of Ollantaytambo. It was one of the BEST [...]

2018-04-19T10:39:41+00:00

Sweet & Spicy Roasted Sprouts

To me, sprouts are best enjoyed "fork tender", meaning you can pierce them with a fork easily, but they don't flatten. Gone are the days of mushy vegetables; rejoice! Ingredients 1½ lbs brussels sprouts 4 T [...]

2018-04-19T10:18:39+00:00

Asiago & Wild Mushroom Popcorn

Ingredients 6 cups freshly dry popped, warm popcorn 1/2 cup SOOC Wild Mushroom-Sage Olive Oil (divided) 1/2 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese + 2 tablespoons Fresh cracked pepper to taste sea salt to taste Directions [...]

2018-04-19T10:34:21+00:00

Roasted Caprese Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus, stalks trimmed 4 T SOOC Eureka Lemon Olive Oil, divided Saltwest Lemon & Dill Infused Sea Salt (or other) to taste 1/2 C shaved Parmesan (not grated) 2 C cherry tomatoes, [...]

2018-04-19T10:22:48+00:00

Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

This is my Mum's Mac 'n Cheese 'truffled' up! For what it's worth the addition of the horseradish isn't REALLY optional!!! Ingredients 1 1/2 C elbow macaroni 6 T SOOC Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil [...]

2018-04-19T10:41:53+00:00

Summer Melon Salsa

This is a recipe I developed for Hi-Berry Farms for their blog, but we like it so much we had to share it here too! As opposed to any watermelon salad which won't keep, we [...]

2018-04-19T10:04:45+00:00

Coconut Lime Rice Salad

Ingredients 1 cup jasmine rice ½ cup unsweetened, shredded coconut, toasted ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted 2 limes, zested and juiced 1 small shallot, minced 2 tbsp.  SOOC Coconut White Balsamic 3-4 tbsp. SOOC Persian [...]

2018-04-19T09:34:18+00:00

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Ingredients 4 medium Sweet Potatoes; cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 2 tbsp SOOC Cinnamon-Pear Dark Balsamic Vinegar 3 tbsp SOOC Butter 'Taste' Olive Oil ¾ tsp Vancouver Island Sea Salt Directions Preheat the oven to [...]

2018-04-19T10:26:06+00:00

Spicy Harissa Kale Chips

This recipe makes spicy kale chips, but you can easily substitute SOOC Harissa Olive Oil out for any other kind, say SOOC Lemon Olive Oil for a sweeter treat or SOOC Garlic Olive Oil for [...]

2018-04-19T10:32:58+00:00

Orange Pineapple Glaze

We use this glaze for many of our cakes, especially the Cranberry Blood Orange Pound Cake. It can also be used for glazing meats (like pork and fish), just omit the icing sugar! Ingredients 1/2 [...]

2018-04-19T09:19:46+00:00

Diana’s Beet Salad

This salad is very simple, but versatile! Use this year round for potlucks, barbecues and more! It is always a hit! Ingredients 1 bunch beets, cooked, peeled and thinly sliced 2 green onions, chopped 1 [...]

2018-04-19T10:05:38+00:00

Dill Apple Barley Salad

Ingredients 3/4 cup pearl barley, add 2 pieces of lemon peel (I use the ends), 6 peppercorns, pinch of fine sea salt (cook following instructions on pkg.) 1 T  SOOC Dill (Wild Fern Leaf) Olive [...]

2018-04-19T09:58:42+00:00

Spicy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Easier to prepare than french fries - they require no peeling! These are everything potatoes should be, crisp-skinned, soft & creamy inside and full of flavour, sprinkled with a generous amount of Parmesan. Recipe for [...]

2018-04-19T10:26:33+00:00

Simple Chocolate Cake

This is the easiest chocolate cake in the world—perhaps in the universe! You don't even need eggs, butter, or milk, and you probably have all the ingredients on hand. I use this recipe when I'm [...]

2018-04-19T09:19:59+00:00

Harissa Maple Roasted Carrots

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 2T SOOC Harissa Infused Olive Oil 2T SOOC Maple Dark Balsamic Vinegar (divided) 1t cumin seeds SOOC Vancouver Island Garlic Infused Sea Salt (or other), to taste freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 lb. [...]

2018-04-19T10:26:53+00:00

Oregano Winter Pickles

These pickles will taste good in just a few hours, better after a couple of days! And they'll keep for about 2 months refrigerated. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of SOOC Oregano White Balsamic [...]

2018-04-19T10:27:08+00:00

Persian Lime Shakshuka

This recipe makes a light, easy and fast meal! It is infinitely adaptable, you can add (or subtract) almost anything to this dish, which is essentially eggs poached in tomato sauce. Ingredients 3 Tbs. SOOC Persian [...]

2018-04-19T09:59:03+00:00

Roasted Fennel

Ingredients 1 lb fennel 2 tbsp SOOC Peach Balsamic Vinegar 1 tbsp SOOC Rosemary Fused Olive Oil ½ tsp Fleur de Sel (Vancouver Island Sea Salt) Directions Preheat oven to 475*F. Line a baking sheet [...]

2018-04-19T10:25:17+00:00

Honey Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients 1 pkg. fresh Cranberries (pick out 'bad' ones) 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup local honey 1 Tbsp Ginger Paste* 2 Tbsp SOOC Honey Ginger White Balsamic (* I use Sensations from the Foodland, [...]

2018-04-19T09:28:55+00:00

Staceys Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and created for SOOC by Stacey Hull, chef and owner of Little Black Dog Catering right here in Southampton! Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 1/4 [...]

2018-04-19T10:28:31+00:00
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