Out of Africa this is fiery blend of peppers, chilis – hot and smoky, sweet red and green bell peppers and black pepper blended with roasted garlic and fresh, citrusy cilantro. Harissa is nothing short of fantastic over grilled meat, fish and vegetables. Our family loves it stirred into thick and hearty soups and stews. Add a little Sahara to your culinary experience!
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Pair hot and sweet and let flavors dance in your mouth. Try Harissa with our signature 25 Year Aged Dark Balsamic, Dark Chocolate, Mango Pureevino, Apricot Chili, or Vidalia Onion for an incredible culinary sparkle!
Trace elements are tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
BELL PEPPERS are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Bell peppers also contain a healthy dose of folate (vitamin B9) and iron.
CHILI PEPPERS are a good source of vitamin C and pyridoxine (vitamin B6). They also contain a compound called capsaicin, known to control pain, ease arthritis, speed metabolism and fight cancer. they are anti-microbial protecting the stomach and preventing ulcers; boost metabolism, increasing fat burn and decreasing appetite. Capsaicin has anticancer attributes, pain relief, prevents harmful bacteria growth in the gut, have beneficial effect on blood sugars, cholesterol and blood pressure.
GARLIC is widely used for several conditions linked to the blood system and heart, including atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), high cholesterol, heart attack, coronary heart disease, and hypertension and used for the prevention of lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, rectal cancer. Diallyl sulfide, a compound in garlic, was 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics in fighting the Campylobacter bacterium, a condition which afflicts many diabetes sufferers.
High Phenolic EVOO used in each of our infused blend is a significant source of micronutrients and polyphenols having antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective, neuroprotective, anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial properties. It is an excellent source of vitamin E and vitamin K, a good ratio of Omega 6 and Omega 3. Phenolic compounds are also active in promoting healthy gut microbiota by reducing the abundance of pathogenic bacteria, stimulating the growth of beneficial bacteria, and increasing the production of microbially produced short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs).
Internationally award winning for taste, our extra virgin olive oil is Aristoleo-Datalok Certified High Phenolic. The phenolic content accounts for the pungent taste which causes a peppery sensation in the throat and sometimes bitterness to the tongue.