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  • Slow Cooker Chicken Stifado (Greek Chicken Stew)

    Mediterranean Diet: Chicken Stifado (stew) in Bowl

    Traditional stifado usually requires much more care and way more steps than this version. The flavor, however, comes out the same. You’re going to need some good crusty bread because stifado creates an insanely good sauce to dip in.

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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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    How to Eat the Real Mediterranean Diet

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    What is the Real Mediterranean Diet? My first trip to Crete, the Greek island considered to be one of the healthiest places in the world, was the beginning of my education about the true Mediterranean Diet. This island has some of the highest longevity rates in the world and the men here live to be […]

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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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