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Posted by in News on Jun 20, 2019 .

South Haven Additional Parking just announced! Don't let parking worries keep you away this summer season. Come join in on the excitement of downtown South Haven and stop in to taste our amazing products.

The Downtown Parking Loop will run from 7:00 am until midnight each Saturday and 7:00 am
until 5:00 pm each Sunday from June 29 through August 18, 2019. Remote parking will be
available at the north circle drive and parking lot of the South Haven High School off Elkenburg
Street. The first pickup will be at the north circle drive of the high school and will run continuous
loops each half hour with stops at the corner of...

Posted by in Recipes on Jun 17, 2019 .

2 cups favorite greens

1 cup mixed berries (blueberry, strawberry, blackberry, raspberry)
1/ 2 cup roasted pistachios
1/2 cup pecans or walnuts
Feta or goat cheese crumbles.
 
Dressing
1 Tbls Olive Cart Nutty Pistachio Oil
1 Tbls Olive Cart Vanilla Chai Jelly
1/8-1/4 tsp Olive Cart Michigan Sea Salt Flakes and pepper to taste. 

Posted by in News on Jun 14, 2019 .

Father's Day weekend is always a REAL sign that the summer season is in full swing. Which is why today is the beginning of our summer extended hours of every day from 9:30am to 7:30pm at both of our stores in South Haven and St Joseph. We're now open longer so stop in soon to taste all of our new yummy products this year.

Posted by in Recipes on Jun 11, 2019 .

You don't have to be on a keto diet to enjoy this wonderfully tasty creation.  Enjoy them as a side dish, main course or appetizer.

Ingredients

1 12oz pkg bacon (not thick slice)
1 bunch asparagus
2 tsp Olive Cart Himalayan Pink Sea Salt

Sauce Indredients

1/3 cup mayonnaise (I use avocado mayo)
2 TBSP Olive Cart Jalapeno Cilantro Mustard
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp Stevia

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove tough end of asparagus stalks. Cut bacon strips lenghtwise in half, yielding appoximately 20 narrow long strips.

Starting at stalk end of...

Posted by in Recipes on Jun 10, 2019 .

Missing your sweets and chocolate while on your keto diet?  With these fudgy keto-friendly brownies, there's no need to anymore. They're great alone but if you want to go extra decadent just whip up a can of coconut milk with some confectioners-style erythritol for a great whipped topping.

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
2 TBSP unflavored gelatin
1 cup tahini
1/4 cup Olive Cart Avocado Oil
3/4 cup confectioners-style erythritol
2/3 cup caco powder
1/4 tsp Olive Cart Himalyan Pink Sea Salt
4 to 8 drops Stevia liquid sweetner (to taste)
1/4 tsp baking powder

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8"...

Posted by in Recipes on Jun 10, 2019 .

If you are missing bread while on a keto diet, this recipe will satisfy your cravings without sending you out of your keto zone.  Especially yummy with butter and very versatile as you can make it into any shape you wish for rolls or buns and even create fantastic garlic bread!

Ingreedients

5 TBSP ground psyllium husk powder
1 1/4 cups almond flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp Olive Cart Himalyan Pink Sea Salt
1 cup water
2 tsp Olive Cart Lambrusco Vinegar
3 egg whites

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Mix the dry ingreedients in a large bowl. Bring the water to a boil.

Add the Lambrusco vinegar...

Posted by in News on Jun 09, 2019 .

If you have not been to one of our store's tasting rooms, you don't know what you are missing.  We pride ourselves on our customers being able to "try before you buy" with virtually all of our products.  To get you started, with have wonderful tastings out of our gourmet pantry items and we pride ourselves on our excellent customer service in helping you choose just the right oils and balsamic vinegars for your taste palete.

Posted by in News on May 17, 2019 .

Yikes! The calendar says we are now just one week away from Memorial Weekend and the unofficial start of the gorgeous summer season here in West Michigan.  Have you made your summer plans yet to visit Southwest Michigan? Wherever you Michigan travels take you this summer, be sure to stop in our tasting rooms in either downtown South Haven or downtown St Joseph.

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