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Why our olive oil is the best

Statistics have shown that EVOO is a healthy alternative, controlling heart disease, cholesterol, even diabetes. It is now considered a "neutraceutical" and should be taken every day ! Located at ParkWest Mall in Peoria, off Loop 101 & Northern Avenue just one mile from the University of Phoenix Stadium. West of the Harkins Theatres, across from Blu Burger Grille. We encourage you to "try before you buy" and offer a free tasting bar for over 40 flavors of oils and vinegars.

"Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul."

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The Ultra Premium (UP) standard was created by our distributor Veronica Foods, in response to the growing need to separate high quality extra virgin olive oils from what dominates markets the world over under thousands of brands and private labels. We think you'll be pleased with the exceptional quality of our oils.
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November Flavor of the Month: Wild Mushroom and Sage EVOO – Save 20%

This flavorful olive oil is a delicious combination of fresh, herbaceous sage paired with earthy, savory wild mushrooms. It takes poultry and pork to a whole new level. Try it on roasted sweet potatoes. It’s a fall favorite, but excellent in all your savory dishes–try it in your Thanksgiving stuffing! Use in: risotto, stuffing, brush […]

11.08.2018

Our 7th Anniversary – Cinco de Mayo – Derby Day Celebration

It was a wonderful day!  Thank you to our great customers for seven wonderful years, each one better than the last. Thanks to Chef Rick Morales for the great street tacos (we’ll get the recipes soon). And thanks to our great staff for making the day happen. Many of you asked for the recipes for […]

05.07.2018

Olive Oil is Good For You!

Health benefits of olive oil in specific diseases: Hypertension A diet high in unsaturated fatty acids reduces blood pressure as compared to a diet rich in saturated fat. Among unsaturated fats it appears that both monounsaturated fatty acids (like those contained in olive oil) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (found in fish and other vegetable oils) […]

02.01.2018

Take care of your heart!

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – It’s no secret that eating well is good for both body and mind, so it may not come as a surprise that a new study finds women who eat more olive oil and leafy vegetables such as salads and cooked spinach are significantly less likely to develop heart disease. A […]

02.01.2018

Fused and Infused Oils

Let’s clear up some of the confusion surrounding the terms fused and infused, and hopefully shed light on the two different processes used to flavor extra virgin olive oils. First off, lets talk about “fused” olive oil or what is also referred to as “agrumato” in Italy.  Agrumato olive oil is made by crushing ripe, […]

06.01.2017

From the Recipe Roundup….

A big “Thank you!” to everyone who came to the store and sampled a few of the many ways to use our wonderful oils and balsamics. It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed seeing so many of you and talking about our favorite subject:  GOOD FOOD! As promised, here are the recipes you sampled. Click […]

02.26.2017