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We’ll Soon Begin Bottling Our 2014 California Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Last fall’s olive harvest was the most successful in our history. We’ll begin bottling this excellent extra virgin olive oil shortly. We’ll then start shipping it to stores.  The oil should begin appearing on shelves over the next few months … Continue reading

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Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. We love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the … Continue reading

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Study: Mediterranean Diet High in Olive Oil, Nuts May Help Leg Arteries

I’m amazed about the positive news continuing to flow out about the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. The latest: New research suggests people who stick to a Mediterranean diet high in extra virgin olive oil or nuts may reduce … Continue reading

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Go Meatless With A Chick Pea And Tomato Curry!

We like to eat a meatless dinner at least once a week. Plant-based foods – a central part of the Mediterranean diet – are good for you. And they taste good. That means we’re always looking for ways to include … Continue reading

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Ranch Update: Our Trees Take A Nap; Looking Back At The Olive Harvest

Our fall harvest was one for the record books. It was our biggest ever. We checked in with my colleague Brian Mori to tell us more about the harvest. In our chat, Brian also explained how our olive trees weather … Continue reading

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A Sweet And Tangy Kale Slaw From The Famed Moosewood Restaurant

The famed Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, N.Y., celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. The natural foods eatery has generated a dozen cookbooks. Dishes like the colorful kale slaw featured here have kept Moosewood going through the decades. (Click here to … Continue reading

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A Quick, Seafood Stew Perfumed With Tomatoes, Aromatics & Herbs

One of my favorite pastimes is heading down to Mexico to fish. I enjoy the fishing itself – and I love seafood! So, not surprisingly, the seafood stew featured here is my kind of meal. It’s an impressive but easy … Continue reading

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Health: Why Cooking Your Veggies In Olive Oil Is Better Vs. Boiling/Steaming

Mary Flynn is a nationally recognized expert on the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil, particularly when it comes to weight loss and fighting cancer – notably breast and prostate cancers.  Flynn, a nutritionist, is an associate professor of medicine … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes – Study

More good news on the Mediterranean diet front. Sticking to a Mediterranean diet rich in extra virgin olive oil may lower the risk of diabetes – even when people don’t lose weight or exercise more, a new study suggests. In … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Whole-Grain, Veggie & Almond Stir-Fry

We’re always on the lookout for healthful dishes, particularly now that it’s the start of the New Year. Among other ingredients, we’re huge fans of whole grains – a staple of the Mediterranean diet. This Asian-style dish – courtesy of food … Continue reading

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