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    Tuna Patties Fried in Olive Oil (France)

    Tuna Patties

    These small French tuna patties are quick to make and require only ingredients that you probably already have. Don’t worry if you have most of the ingredients, but are missing one or two. Tuna patties adapt to what you have, especially with herbs.

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Mediterranean Instant Pot Recipes

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Mediterranean Quick Skillet Recipes

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30 Minute Mediterranean Diet Recipes

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  • Original Foods of Crete Cook Book

    A cookbook from the “heart” of the Mediterranean Diet
    Do you want to eat like the healthiest people in the world?

    Purchase Mediterranean Diet CookbookIn the 1960’s, the Greek island of Crete had the highest longevity rates in the world, the men lived to be the same age as the women and researchers could only find one man on the island who had heart disease.

    In our cookbook, Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World you will find over 110 delectable recipes by Koula Barydakis, a chef and cooking teacher from the island and a guide to eating the Mediterranean diet by Bill Bradley, RD.

  • Foods of Crete E-Book Edition

    Updated with color photos for Amazon Kindle or Kindle App.Foods of Crete E-Book Edition

    “Not only is the book very clear and instructive but the recipes and the ensuing results are colorful, vibrant and great to share with friends. Cooking hasn’t been this much fun for quite sometime… and it’s healthy!!”

    “I have already made a few of the recipes in this book and they all turned out wonderful, and I’m no gourmet chef. This book makes it easy to enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine, and best of all, most of it is very healthy. I would recommend this book to everyone!” — Dee

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    Olive Oil French Fries

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    Potatoes are a food staple in Crete. My uncle, who lives in a small Cretan village, has a large plot of land dedicated just to potatoes. He grows enough potatoes for the entire year for his family. His basement is literally filled with potatoes, (covered with flour to help preserve them). When I lived in Crete with my aunt and uncle, we ate potatoes practically every day. My aunt would roast them in the oven, put them in stews, boil them for Horta, and, of course, make olive oil french fries.

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  • Bill’s Blog

    My Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Journey (45 pounds down)

    Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Journey

    After my mom died, I started overeating.  One meal in particular stands out in my memory.  My extended family and I were all at an Indian restaurant and I ordered a full meal and then started eating everyone else’s leftovers.  I was stuffing my grief.  Even before my mom died, I was struggling with my weight, but after she died I gained 20 more pounds and was the heaviest I had ever been in my life (256 pounds when I got married a year later).

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