Author Archives : Koula Barydakis

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Cappuccino Muffins

Cappuccino Muffins (Italy)

5 of 5 20 Minutes 12 Muffins

Nothing goes better with freshly brewed coffee than cappuccino muffins. Double your pleasure, double your caffeine!

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Mediterranean Diet: Traditional Greek Moussaka

Moussaka – Eggplant Lasagna From the Greek Island of Crete

0 of 5 40 Minutes

Is there a dish more associated with Greek food than Moussaka? It is one of the most hearty comfort foods the Greek table has to offer. It is not a...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Turkish Tuna Stew

Turkish Tuna Filet Soup with Potatoes, Carrots and Parsley

0 of 5 30 Minutes

This is a soup that has been cooked for many generations in Turkey.  It is often served at a raki (moonshine) bars and is accompanied with salad and bread.

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary

Rosemary and Olive Focaccia

5 of 5 60 Minutes

Focaccia with Rosemary and Olives that can be eaten on it's own, create a sandwich or topped with pesto.

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Mediterranean Diet Longevity

Secrets of a long life from a 97 year old man and his 80 year old wife (Crete)

They are still in love and have the energy of any active middle-aged couple. The difference is that Giannis Maragoudakis is 97 and his wife Katerina is 80. They live on the Mediterranean island of Crete and have a lot of sage advice for us younguns.

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Grape Leaves: Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Stuffed Grape Leaves (with video)

Koula Barydakis shows us how to make vegetarian grape leaves on the island of Crete.

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Koula's Salad

Koula’s Salad

Koula’s salad is our favorite lunchtime salad. It’s perfectly balanced w/ protein packed nutty chickpeas and our favorite superfood avocado. You’ll get your greens in with salad, leaving you feeling healthful and fulfilled.

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