There isn’t much that is more satisfying than making a romantic meal for your loved one, especially when it really comes from your heart. I invite you this valentine’s day to forget about the commercialism and really delve into what about your loved one makes your heart leap. Spend some time thinking about what would make them happy and do it for them!
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Ok, I know. Prunes, good for constipation. Yes, absolutely true, but let's get past that. Let's get past that this whole recipe is great for constipation as yogurt also works...
Most people think of paella as a dish with seafood and sausage, but one of the traditional Mediterranean Diet recipes of Valencia is paella de verduras or vegetable vegan paella....
Mezes and tapas are one of the reasons I love eating the Mediterranean Diet. I always order some version of Sautéed Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme whenever I make it...
I love salads that are a meal in themselves. This Mediterranean Diet twist on a Waldorf salad fits the bill wonderfully. Nutritionally, it has it all: Fruits and vegetables (including...
Are you spending a lot of time watching other people exercise? When I go to parties to watch sporting events, I notice that the food is usually Doritos, potato chips, M&M’s, processed dips, lite beer and sugary desserts. The problem here, for me, is that if there is no alternative I will eat all of those foods and as the athletes are celebrating their wins on t.v., I am down for the count with heartburn and bloating.
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 the same age as the women. As a matter of fact, when the first researchers went to Crete in the 1950’s they could only find one man on the island with any kind of heart disease.
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Foods of Crete Cook Book
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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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Delicious and buttery, this is the oil that can be used for all your cooking needs including sauces, dressings, soups, bread dipping and even baking! Makes everything taste better!