The holidays are associated with many wonderful things, like friends, food, family, fun, more food, presents, making memories, holiday songs, and did we mention food? Yes, it is the time of year to break out our favorite recipes, including some holiday recipes with olive oil to make our favorite dishes.
While many holiday dishes are delicious, they aren’t always the most healthy option. In addition to adding a smooth and savory flavor to many dishes, knowing how to cook with olive oil for the holidays also equates to more healthy food choices this time of year too.
Holiday Recipes With Olive Oil
Learning and understanding how to use olive oil in holiday dishes offers many benefits. That includes benefits not only for our health but also for our appetites and cravings for holiday foods. Here are a few recipes to get you started and some of the benefits of learning how to cook with olive oil for the holidays.
Olive Oil Apple Cake with Spiced Sugar
The recipe for olive oil apple cake with spiced sugar is not only warm and delicious, but it is also a more healthy and dairy-free dessert option.
In addition to not using butter or vegetable oil (this recipe calls for about 1 cup of virgin olive oil), it also omits dairy products. A dessert you can feel good about that also tastes great and feels good in your tummy. And this recipe takes less than an hour and a half from start to finish.
Holiday Turkey and Stuffing With Olive Oil
For a delicious holiday turkey, try this holiday turkey and stuffing with olive oil recipe. This recipe uses olive oil to grill the stuffing ingredients and olive oil and spice baste for the turkey. The result is a moist, flavorful, and perfect turkey for your holiday meal. Cooking time will vary according to the size of your turkey.
Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese
A great appetizer or perfect side dish with any holiday meal, this easy and aromatic roasted cherry tomato Caprese recipe is sure to be a holiday staple once you try it. Add a side of toast brushed with garlic olive oil and make it a lunch. Either way you serve it, your tomato fans will be sure to love it.
Chocolate Christmas Cake
No holiday is complete without a cake. This chocolate Christmas cake recipe using olive oil results in a soft and rich chocolate cake, with less saturated fat and more benefits than just great taste. All it takes is preparation time and 20 minutes to bake to have this chocolate dessert as your next holiday treat.
Pumpkin Bread Made With Olive Oil
The holiday season is notorious for pumpkin foods, like pumpkin pie, pumpkin rolls, and, of course, pumpkin bread. Try this pumpkin bread recipe made with olive oil for the perfect-tasting pumpkin bread and healthier holiday food.
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