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Featured RecipeBy George Zikos
When we order take-out salads, we usually get a dressing packet that might be creamy but is loaded with preservatives, fillings and unwanted chemicals. We think we’re eating healthy because we’re eating salad, but the dressing totally kills any hopes of that. But salad tastes so much better with the dressing! Well, guess what? You can make a creamy, rich tasting dressing that’s much healthier for you! Thick Greek yogurt whisked together with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs combine into a creamy dressing that makes this grilled chicken salad recipe superb!Read more →
Featured ArticleBy George Zikos
Beans are still a main source of protein in the Mediterranean. In places like Crete, healthy bean recipes are eaten almost daily. Dried beans and legumes are mainly sold in bulk. Canned beans are much less popular. A lot of the recipes featured below use canned beans for the purpose of saving time.Read more →
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?
In 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, Registered Dietician.
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The Guest HouseBy George Zikos
If you love artichokes and olives, you’ll love this sauce! This homemade Instant Pot Sauce with Artichokes and Olives takes only 10 minutes to cook yet tastes like an Italian grandmother has been simmering the sauce all day.Read more →
Bill’s BlogBy Bill Bradley, R.D.
Does olive oil go bad? The simple answer is yes, but it takes time and chances are you will use it long before it’s actually turned. I have only seen it happen once and it was olive oil I had given to my Mom. She opened it up, put it in the fridge and never used it. Three years later, I opened it because I was going to cook something and found that it had gone rancid.Read more →