Chocolate Olive Oil Cupcakes

Recipe #5 – Spartan Olive Oil Challenge #EVOOChallenge This is a version of my mother’s favorite chocolate cake recipe.  These can be made quickly with ingredients in your pantry.  The addition of the olive oil makes these gems moist with dense chocolate flavor.  Oh…I might have forgotten to tell you, you mix them in one […]

Pecan Muffins with Orange Honey Cream Cheese

Recipe #2 – Spartan Oil  #EVOOChallenge Why olive oil?  I know we have all heard the benefits of using olive oil in recipes.  I did a bit of research and found this interesting article;  After you read this article, I think we will all rethink the oils we use when we cook.  Take a […]

Olive Oil Marinated Goat Cheese

Recipe #1 in the Spartan Oil #EVOOChallenge. When challenged to create recipes using Spartan Oil Olive, I took the challenge with no hesitation.  I use their olive oil in many of my recipes and always find the results outstanding.  When testing these recipes, we hosted a party for eight, all of our guests serving as my […]

The Challenge!

I was contacted by Spartan Oil and asked if I was interested in participating in the Spartan Oil #EVOOChallenge.  Next week, I’m collaborating with other food and healthy living bloggers on this challenge. Stay tuned next week for the creative recipes that have been cooked up.  My challenge is to post one recipe each day, […]

Citrus Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

  I was looking through my pantry for inspiration and there was Greek Olive Oil from Spartan Oil looking right at me.  I immediately thought of making an olive oil cake.  I have made these cakes before but this time I wanted to add a few things to make a truly unique cake.  I started […]