Autumn Olive and Goat Cheese Dip


From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Culinary Adventure of Wild Autumn Harvests‘.

(Makes about 2 cups)


  • 2 oz fresh goat cheese
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup autumn olives (pureed)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

1) In a blender combine the goat cheese, vinegar, and maple syrup and blend well.

2) Add olive oil, salt, and autumn olive puree, blending only until smooth.

3) Pour into a bowl and chill 30 minutes before serving with raw veggies for dipping, or dressed on a salad.

Karen Stephenson is an author, writer, public speaker, and expert wild food educator. She is a chartered herbalist and is a certified Acute Canine Herbalist. Karen has lectured for schools, a multitude of community groups, and is a sought after speaker for many notable events including the International Herbal Association and online events hosted by Lakehead University. She has been interviewed on national radio, has been written about in a variety of media and has appeared on television. Karen's website is:

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