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  • Beef Cacciatore (Italy)

    Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Beef Cacciatore

    Cacciatore, which means “hunter” in Italian, is one of the classic Mediterranean Diet recipes. Hunters would eat this simple dish after a successful day in the woods.  Originally, it was eaten without tomatoes, because tomatoes were brought to Italy from the New World. Beef cacciatore recipes vary depending on the region of Italy where it is […]

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  • 7 Mediterranean Diet Breakfast Recipes

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    The most asked question about the Mediterranean Diet is: “What do they eat for Breakfast?”.  It’s easy to see why there is confusion.  I probably have over 100 different cookbooks from all over the Mediterranean and rarely is there a section on breakfast.  If you look on-line you will often find “Mediterranean Breakfasts”, but they are often far from what is actually eaten there.  Here are  7 of our favorite traditional Mediterranean breakfasts.

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  • 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, Registered Dietician.

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    The Best Vegan Pesto Recipe

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    Pesto can brighten up any dish. It’s so fresh tasting and it adds a ton of flavor to any salad, pasta, or sandwich. Our best recipe for Vegan Pesto including 10 recipe ideas for using Pesto!

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    How to Eat Gluten Free in Italy

    Mediterranean Diet: Eating Gluten Free in Italy

    When I first informed my friends and family that I would be studying abroad in Italy for a month to study the Mediterranean Diet, their initial response was, “What are you going to eat?” They all know I have been gluten-free (GF) for a year and while they were excited for my opportunity, it was clear that images of pizza, pasta, and grains were flying through their heads.

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  • Bill’s Blog

    Why the Mediterranean Diet: My Story

    Mediterranean Diet Crete Bill Rock

    The Mediterranean Diet has drastically changed my life over the last 14 years.

    I was brought up during the crazy dieting of the 70’s by a Mom who was constantly trying anything to lose weight and feel better.  From Weight Watchers to Overeaters Anonymous to the cabbage soup diet to dangerous hypodermic needles shot directly into her kidneys, my Mom tried it all.

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