North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Third Annual Olive Oil Conference

The third annual Olive Oil Conference, co-hosted by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) and International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, will be held July 19 to July 20, 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.

Olive Oil Conference Discount

This year's Olive Oil Conference, co-hosted by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) and International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, will be held July 19 to July 20, 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.

Registration rates are discounted until May 19, 2017. 

For more information and registration, please visit www.OliveOilConference.com.

Here's what you can expect at the conference. 

Savory Yogurt Plate (or Bowl) with Roasted Radishes, Cucumber and Mint

Instead of serving  yogurt with fruit or sweet ingredients, try it with savory veggies and herbs.

This recipe, provided by registered dietitian Ellie Krieger, uses two types of olive oil. Ellie recommends pure olive oil (also known as classic, or just olive oil) to roast the vegetables and extra virgin olive oil to finish the dish.

This flavorful recipe is a great starter to a healthy meal or a healthy afternoon snack.

Farro and Grilled Vegetable Salad with Herbs

Farro is an ancient grain similar with a complex, nutty taste. It’s a good alternative to rice or pasta that is commonly eaten in Italy and other Mediterranean countries. Pronounced FAHR-oh, Farro is has more protein and fiber than an equal sized serving of brown rice.

This recipe, provided by registered dietitian Ellie Krieger, features farro with grilled vegetables and is packed with flavor. It can be a served with meat or fish or stand alone as a vegetarian friendly main dish.