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How to Boost Your Immune System with the Mediterranean

How to Boost Your Immune System with these 7 Mediterranean Recipes

How to boost your immune system has been on everyone’s mind lately.  Studies have shown that eating the Mediterranean Diet is one of the best ways of eating for your immune system..  The amount of vegetables, fruit, olive oil, nuts, beans and fatty fish eaten in the Mediterranean paired with very low quantities of processed foods and sugar equals an immunity powerhouse that can’t be beat.  Honestly, almost any recipe on Mediteterranean Living will be good for your immune system, but the recipes below are packed with some of the most powerful immune boosting foods out there.

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Mediterranean Sheet Pan Meals

7 Mediterranean Sheet Pan Meals

I love the sheet pan!  Amazing baked food in the oven, easy cleaning and complete sheet pan meals made made in no time at all.  Here are 7 of our favorite Mediterranean sheet pan recipes.

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7 Mediterranean Winter Recipes

7 Mediterranean Winter Recipes

I’m often asked if you can eat the Mediterranean Diet in the winter.  The answer is a resounding yes!  If my wife and I can eat Mediterranean here in New England, I am pretty sure anyone can do it. Don’t forget that much of the Mediterranean has winter.  They also have many of the same winter vegetables that we have.  Recipes with carrots, potatoes, squash, cabbage and kale are plentiful in the Mediterranean.  Here are 7 of our favorite winter recipes.  Enjoy!

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Where to Buy Tahini

Where to Buy Tahini

The other day, I went into a supermarket I don’t usually shop at looking for tahini.  I asked a cashier where I could find tahini.  “What’s tahini?”, was her reply.  After a quick “never mind,” I went to ask someone else and got the same response.  I ended up asking 3 store employees and no […]

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healthy gluten free recipes of the Mediterranean

7 Mediterranean Gluten Free Recipes

Not being able to eat gluten can be frustrating, but there are so many delicious healthy gluten-free recipes that will make eating a gluten-free Mediterranean diet much smoother.

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5 mediterranean shrimp recipes

5 Favorite Shrimp Recipes

Shrimp recipes are great for the busy person who wants a quick, delicious, high protein meal. Shrimp take no time to cook and doesn’t need complex flavorings to be delicious

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mediterranean salad dressing

7 Mediterranean Salad Dressings

Here are seven Mediterranean style salad dressings that are simple to make, and much healthier than most of store-bought dressings. These dressings can also be used as marinades for meat and fish.

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Mediterranean Diet: Eating Gluten Free in Italy

How to Eat 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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Mediterranean Diet Pesto Recipes

How to Make Pesto without a Food Processor or Blender (video)

Oh sweet basil, it’s pesto time again!  Some say pesto has been around since the 1860’s, others say some version of it has been filling up Italians since the 16th century, but one thing is for sure, it’s been around long before the invention of food processors or blenders.  This “old fashioned” recipe uses only […]

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Briam Mediterranean Diet Recipe

Eating Briam on the Island of Ikaria (with recipes)

The jolly middle aged man with slightly rounded features and a walk that reminded us of Andre the Giant rattled off the specials of the day.  This was a weekday in the Mediterranean and the specials were the only items on the menu.  Goat stew, tzatziki, Greek salad, and Briam.  I get such a thrill […]

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