Honeyed Pistachio Cookies

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Honeyed Pistachio Cookies 1 cup softened butter 1/2 cup organic granulated cane sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose or whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/2 cups finely chopped shelled unsalted pistachios 1/3 cup whole-milk plain yogurt 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. orange blossom honey (avail.@ Olio), divided In a large bowl, beat the…

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Orange Chiffon Cake

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Orange Chiffon Cake 2 cups flour 4 t. baking powder ½ t. salt 1 ½ c. sugar ¾ c. Olio’s Blood Orange Olive Oil 6 large eggs, separated 2 T. orange zest ¼ t. cream of tartar Preheat oven to 325. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and 1 cup sugar….

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Pumpkin Muffins

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Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 cup Olio Spanish Blend extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup low-fat or fat-free buttermilk 1…

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Greek Honey, Walnut, Brandy Cake

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Ingredients: 1/2 cup Olio’s Greek extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 medium eggs 2 cups walnut pieces 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour, sieved 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup strained plain yogurt or thick-set yogurt 2 tablespoons brandy 2 tablespoons clear honey Directions: Oil an 8-inch springform cake pan and line with parchment. Preheat…

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Banana Oat Bran Muffins

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This recipe has the double cholesterol-lowering ingredients of olive oil and oat bran, plus added potassium from the bananas. Ingredients: 1 large very ripe banana 1 2/3 cups skim milk 1/3 cup Olio Spanish Blend extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup raisins (or chopped dates) 2 1/2 cups oat bran 1…

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Apple Harvest Muffins

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Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup low-fat or fat-free sour cream 1/4 cup Olio extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup finely diced,…

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