Lemon and thyme are such old friends and work so well together that Lemon Thyme can be your go-to Laconiko infused EVOO blend for cooking or dipping. So versatile and simply delicious for Focaccia bread, to add zest to your pasta, solo or in your favorite sauce. Did someone say it rocks shortbread cookies? try it – you just may like it!
In this blend the lemon is rounded and smooth with the thyme, a strong herb comes out as a respectful whisper. This combination is familiar and blended in a way to let the sweetness of Meyer lemon mellow out the thyme.
After you’ve tried the shortbread cookies, how about pairing Lemon Thyme EVOO with our Platinum Dark Balsamic, Blood Orange White Balsamic, and Peach White Balsamic Vinegars and dazzle your family and friends with culinary magic!
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.
MEYER LEMON PEEL is rich in vitamins C and d-limonene, pectin, and several minerals. Potent antioxidant promote immunity and are linked with reduced risk of heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes. D-limonene increases enzyme activity reducing oxidative stress associated with tissue damage and accelerated aging. As antimicrobial and anti fungal agents, extract of lemon peel regulates harmful bacteria. Studies indicate activity in eliminating gallstone and anticancer potential.
THYME is rich in vitamins A and C and trace minerals, copper, iron and manganese. Like its cousin oregano, thyme is from the mint family. Its activate ingredients thymol and carvacrol have antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.
High Phenolic EVOO used in each Laconiko 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, Laconiko 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.