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Friday, June 11th, 2021

It’s hard to think of a more purely American food than popcorn. Whether it’s salted and buttered at a movie theater, kettle corn at a state fair or a caramel popcorn ball at holiday time, we devour the stuff. The smell alone has us asking for more. Who thought to […]

Friday, June 4th, 2021

Whether you’re keto, paleo, vegan, vegetarian, eat a low-fat/high carb diet, or low carb/high-fat diet, it seems everyone agrees that olive oil has impressive health-promoting properties and should be consumed regularly, especially in cold applications like salad dressings. You may not know it but cooking with olive oil has been controversial for years.  […]

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
Health Benefits of Drinking Red Wine

Red and purple grapes, blueberries, cranberries, mulberries, peanuts, and pistachios are sources of resveratrol. Resveratrol may be the wonder ingredient responsible for many of wine’s benefits. Interestingly, isolating resveratrol does not yield the same powers as the complete package of red wine to protect the body. You’ll have to decide if drinking […]

Friday, May 14th, 2021

There have been many studies on pistachios and how they help control blood sugar. Adding pistachios to your diet if you have type 2 diabetes, are pre-diabetic or have gestational diabetes appears to be a great idea! Below are the results from studies that indicate including pistachios in your diet […]

Friday, May 7th, 2021
Pistachios

In a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine, it was found that eating nuts, including pistachios, as part of a healthy diet was associated with decreased risk of death in both women and men, especially due to cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Eating pistachios may actually […]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

In a world where bigger is better, Syrah is the ideal choice. Syrah is a dry, full-bodied red wine. It’s a darker red than Cabernet Sauvignon and contains high amounts of healthy antioxidants. It pairs nicely with a large range of meats and tastes best slightly chilled. THE ORIGINS OF […]

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine on earth. The grape is a near-blank canvas, capable of being produced in a gamut of different styles. Chardonnay grapes are somewhat resilient, low maintenance in the vineyard and easy to grow in almost any climate. Travel to any wine region in the […]

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Most people are familiar with the fact that vinegar adds sourness to a dish. Vinegar can also be used in lieu of salt when seasoning the final touches to sauces, soups, and stews. It even gives a kick to vegetables, a balsamic glaze over roasted Brussel sprouts is divine, and […]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

A nicely balanced, tannic Cabernet Sauvignon with any kind of beef is always a good choice. This wine is made for drinking with red meat. Pair a bottle of Heart of the Desert Cabernet Sauvignon with a Steak Salad using Olivelle products and you have the perfect Sunday lunch or […]

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Olive oil has been a staple of Mediterranean cultures for thousands of years, dating back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans, and it remains the most popular cooking oil in the region to this day. In fact, nutrition experts believe the Mediterranean basin is home to some of the longest-living […]