Author Archives : Koula Barydakis

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Mediterranean Diet: beef with spinach in skillet

Beef with Spinach in the Skillet (Greece)

0 of 5 45 Minutes

This recipe is the perfect combination of super easy and super delicious and is done in under an hour.  Serve with a salad and/or some bread and a glass of...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Turkish Garbanzo Bean Pilaf

Turkish Garbanzo Bean Pilaf

0 of 5 35 Minutes

Turkish Garbanzo Bean Pilaf is one of those traditional foods of the Mediterranean Diet that you will find all over Turkey.  It is served at vendor carts on almost every...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Arugula and Romaine Salad with Capers and Prosciutto

Arugula and Romaine Salad with Capers and Prosciutto

5 of 5 15 Minutes

This Italian Salad with Capers and Prosciutto might well be your favorite new Mediterranean Diet recipe!

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters with Feta, Cheddar, Mint and Parsley

0 of 5 45 Minutes

Zucchini Fritters with two types of cheese, fresh mint, fresh parsley, eggs, bread crumbs, all fried in extra virgin olive oil. Delectable!

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Mediterranean Diet Longevity

Longevity Secrets 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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Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Avocado

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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