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Maple Syrup vs Sugar

Maple Syrup vs Sugar

The general argument by some is that all sugar is sugar.  That reminds me of when people used to say that all fat is fat and it was all bad (boy has that changed!).  The truth is is that maple syrup has some qualities that are vastly different than sugar.

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healthy fall recipes Mediterranean Living Mediterranean diet recipes

Transitioning into Fall with the Mediterranean Diet

Transitioning into fall with the Mediterranean diet is easy. Since the Mediterranean diet is very seasonal, there is no shortage of great recipes for the cold weather coming. The winter in the Mediterranean is mild but it can still get very cold. There are many mountainous regions of the Mediterranean and the villages in these […]

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ozlem's turkish table

Ozlem’s Turkish Table (Interview, Turkish Recipes, Book Review)

The Turkish recipes in this cookbook are mainly from Southern Turkey and Ozlem’s hometown of Antakya. She really stresses seasonality and using the best ingredients possible. The recipes use olive oil, yogurt, bulgur wheat, eggplant, pomegranate, chili flakes, and lots of herbs and spices to create healthy, traditional recipes. When Ozlem starts trying a new recipe, the first thing she does is call her mother. This shows how these recipes are being passed down generation to generation. Ozlem is excited to share these recipes with her two children who are set to carry on the traditions.

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avocado toast

Our Favorite Avocado Toast Recipes

We’ve been testing avocado toast recipes lately and trying to create healthy Mediterranean versions. These are three of our favorite recipes we came up with. Two of these recipes are savory and one is sweet. They are all simple to make, but are also filling and nutritional Mediterranean breakfast recipes.

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Foods of Love

Mediterranean Foods Of Love

Getting through winter with a good mood intact can be quite the challenge. This is just one of the reasons I appreciate celebrating Valentine’s Day in February. What a pleasant diversion from the snow and chill, with an added bonus: a post-holiday season opportunity to whip up delicious treats.

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Flavorful Mediterranean Preserved Lemons

Flavorful Mediterranean Preserved Lemons

Learn about delicious Mediterranean preserved lemons and how to make them in your own kitchen.

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: White Bean Soup Fasolada

Get The Scoop on Sensational Soup!

Learn some of the foundations of successful soup making and get the skinny on some great soup cookbooks and recipes.

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The Humble Potato In The Limelight

The Humble Potato In The Limelight

I simply can’t get enough of cooking with potatoes. These common tubers have proven to be consistent crowd pleasers in my family! Kids gobble them right up! My spud creations always get a seal of approval, and I believe this is because of their stellar absorption of flavors. Simply apply the best of oils, spices, […]

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Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Tahini Sauce

Must Have Mediterranean Sandwiches

Make room in your sandwich repertoire for these delicious and healthy Mediterranean creations!

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Fruits and Vegetables

Celebrate Culinary Arts Month: New Cook Resources

Enjoy browsing through our recommendations for home cook resources. You’ll find loads of information about food, cooking and culinary ingredients.

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