This year, the world is going to go mad over one little happy purple sweet potato named ube! The hype over this humble yam is more than due to its vibrant color. It is a healthy food that offers the best of both worlds - flavor and health benefits. And you can boost those health benefits! Here's how.
As the cold creeps in, we slowly adjust life to suit it. We switch to warmer wardrobes; we cook slightly differently, adding winter flavors and more to our lives. The cold impacts everything from the time it takes to get to work to what we cook and how we plan meals.
Seasonal affective disorder, more commonly known as the winter blues, can affect anyone. For some people, fall is more than just when the trees turn beautiful shades of brown and red - it is the signal of times ahead. SAD (yes, the feeling and the disorder) or “seasonal affective disorder” can affect anyone. These symptoms of depression can be improved, however, with a slight adjustment in the diet.
Winter often comes with a particular set of problems, and flu is one of them. For many people, boosting their immune system is a task that becomes part of everyday life at this time of year. Bolstering your health against these pesky viruses can be tricky - however, with a few simple adjustments to your lifestyle, you can begin the tedious task of preparing your immune system for the harshest of winters.
There are many secrets to making life easy in the kitchen. Some are simple, others a little more complex, while some involve magical tools and your grandmother's secret touch! Olive brine is one of the best-kept secrets in your pantry.
Are you an avid entertainer or just passionate about cooking? If you enjoy your kitchen and making meals, are looking for new ways to reinvent your kitchen skills, or need a gift idea for a foodie, you’ve come to the right place!
Everyone loves a great dinner party. Whether planned or impromptu, these events can be the week's highlight. If your home is known as the regular chill spot or you are used to having surprise guests, keep your pantry stocked with staples to prevent last-minute dashes to the store or panic in the kitchen!
Using extra virgin olive oil instead of butter in your holiday baked goods cuts back on saturated fat, promotes good cholesterol with monounsaturated “healthy” fat, and adds wonderful depth of flavor. That’s a triple whammy! So how exactly do you bake the healthier way, while using olive oil? We've got you!
At Texas Hill Country Olive Co., we believe in gifting the ones we love with something they can use and instantly be reminded of who gave the gift. Here’s a quick guide to some easy Texas olive oil gift ideas for 2022.
November 26th is earmarked in our calendars as one of the most memorable days of the year. It is World Olive Day. The olive tree has a rich and vibrant history throughout time. Considered a sacred tree, and in many cultures, it is regarded as a gift from the gods. Let’s take a look at why this day is celebrated.
As a superfood and kitchen staple, heavyweight EVOO has many benefits, including aiding in weight loss. With some much contradictory information out there about what does and doesn’t cause weight gain, it is hard to know what to believe. You might find yourself staring at your pantry, contemplating which ingredients contribute to weight gain and which don't. Let's take a look.
Breakfast is not everyone's a-game, especially on cooler fall days when sleeping in takes priority. Lazy Sunday brunches with friends make up some of the best memories. From delicious fruit platters to savory cheese boards, very few dishes don’t go well with brunch.