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How to Eat Mediterranean

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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Is coffee good for you?

Health Benefits of Coffee (Mediterranean Diet)

This diet originates from the Mediterranean basin, which used to be the ancient world’s hub. The Mediterranean diet is thought to have come from Crete, which lies in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. For millennia, people have been eating what their land produces and the Mediterranean produces wine, fruits, olives, veggies, and legumes. Crete […]

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7 Mediterranean Fall Recipes

7 Mediterranean Fall Recipes

Fall is a wonderful time to eat the Mediterranean Diet. Here are 7 of our favorite Mediterranean Fall Recipes.

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Mediterranean Diet Menu for Busy People

7 Day Mediterranean Diet Menu for Busy People

Have you wanted to try the Mediterranean Diet but haven’t found the time to begin?  I get it, it’s hard to start something new, especially a new way of eating.  There can be a lot of planning, time spent prepping and then more time cooking.  You may have also heard that the Mediterranean Diet is the number one best ranked diet it the world, that it is super delicious and darn it, you really want to try it.  This is why I have created this Mediterranean Diet Menu for Busy People.

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Mediterranean Healing Herbs of Summer

Eight Healing Herbs of Summer, How to Use Them, Health Benefits

Herbs are an extremely important part of the Mediterranean Diet. In Greece, herbs grow wild pretty much everywhere. Hiking in the mountains, the smell of the wild herbs is almost intoxicating. When you see how many wild herbs there are, it’s not a surprise that the people from this area of the world have been using herbs in their cooking for thousands of years. Besides growing wild, people in the Mediterranean have potted herbs in their house and balconies.

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5 Secrets to Jump Start your Summer Garden

5 Secrets to Jump Start your Summer Garden

With summer here, many people are getting excited for their summer gardens. People plant all different types of things in their garden. Some people plant food to eat, others plant flowers and plants to improve the aesthetics of their yard. However, gardening isn’t always easy. It can end up being a huge waste of time if your plants don’t grow how you expect them to. Not only that, but even a garden that grows well takes a lot of time and dedication. In an effort to help all the gardeners out there, this article will take a look at a few tips and secrets to get a start on your great summer garden. 

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What to Serve with Lamb Chops

What to Serve with Lamb Chops

Lamb chops, when done right, are so amazingly tender and flavorful that whether they are baked or grilled don’t need a lot of complex recipes to accompany them.  What to serve with lamb chops?  Simplicity is the key so as to not to take anything away from the chops.

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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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7 Mediterranean Crockpot Recipes

7 Mediterranean Crockpot Recipes

Do you have a Crockpot or slow cooker? These 7 Mediterranean Crockpot recipes are great for busy people who want a delicious homemade meal after a long day! If you spend a little time the night before prepping the ingredients, you’ll be ready to throw a meal together quickly that will stew all day while you’re at work! There’s nothing better than coming home to a house that smells of a homecooked meal. You can guarantee that your slow cooker is going to cook everything all the way through and develop some serious depth of flavor in the process.

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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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