Entries by Fiona

Chocolate-Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Needed for this Recipe: Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Mild or Medium UP Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Raspberry Dark Balsamic Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour +1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 4 large eggs 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup sour cream ¾ cup Sunshine Coast […]

Fat In Olive Oil Repairs Failing Hearts, Study Finds

For broken rat hearts, nothing beats a healthy glug of olive oil. That’s what new research published in the journal Circulation found when it looked at beating rat hearts riddled with heart failure, a condition that manifests itself in humans over time when chronic high blood pressure makes it harder for the heart to pump blood, making the heart […]

Olive Oil Keeps the Heart Young

A diet rich in olive oil may be able to slow down the aging of the heart. It is a known fact that as we grow older the heart also goes through a normal aging process. The arteries may not function as well as they did and this can lead to a number of health […]

Dark Chocolate Fondue with Blood Orange Olive Oil & Dark Balsamic

Needed for this recipe: Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Blood Orange Olive Oil Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Tangerine Dark Balsamic or Traditional, Vanilla, Cherry, etc… Ingredients: 1 pound dark chocolate chips or whole bars chopped coarsely 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup milk 2 Tbs. Blood Orange Olive Oil 1 Tbs. Fresh Orange Zest 1 […]

No Tahini Hummus

One of our employees, Yvette, suggested using sesame oil instead of Tahini for hummus.  Delicious! Needed for this recipe: 2 Tablespoons Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Lemon Olive Oil 3 Tablespoons Sunshine Coast Olive oil Co Japanese Roasted Sesame Oil ¼ Teaspoon Vancouver Island Orange and Lime Sea Salt Ingredients: 1 Can (approximately 15 oz.) […]

Salmon or Tuna Canape

Skip the mayonnaise and add Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. flavours to make this an easy appetizer that all ages love.  We carry local canned salmon as well as traceable Line and Pole Certified Tonnino Tuna. Needed for this recipe: Tonnino Tuna OR Uncle Kenny’s Smoked Salmon (available in store) Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. […]

Pomegranate-Lavender Spritzer

Thanks to Barbara for the recipe!  Barbara has been making a spritzer with pomegranate juice for years, but she brought it to a whole new level with a splash of lavender balsamic Needed for this recipe: Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Aged Lavender Dark Balsamic Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Aged Pomegranate Dark Balsamic (optional, […]