Chicken Noodle Soup from a Whole Chicken

Homemade chicken noodle soup is a great comfort food. It takes a fair amount of time, but I enjoy...

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Small Plate Recipes

Sardine Pâté – A Healthy Snack

Sardine Pâté – A Healthy Snack

As we’re stuck in the house during these troubling times, we’re probably not getting enough Vitamin D. This Sardine Pâté recipe will help provide you with a healthy dose of Vitamin D during lockdown. Let me explain the difference between Vitamin D2 and D3. Vitamin D2...

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Eggplant Tower – This Recipe Changed My Life

Eggplant Tower – This Recipe Changed My Life

When I was living in California, a local Italian restaurant served this eggplant tower as an appetizer. I ordered it often. It was unbreaded layers of eggplant with tomato sauce and cheese, baked in the oven. We recreate that recipe here. But first I want to tell you...

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Moroccan-Inspired Breakfast

Moroccan-Inspired Breakfast

I think every Mediterranean country has its own version of potatoes for breakfast. My Dad, who was Italian, used to make us potatoes and eggs. My Mediterranean-inspired breakfast recipe combines potatoes with chickpeas and greens with plenty of warm, earthy Moroccan...

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Main Course Recipes

Chicken Noodle Soup from a Whole Chicken

Chicken Noodle Soup from a Whole Chicken

Homemade chicken noodle soup is a great comfort food. It takes a fair amount of time, but I enjoy the process. It makes the house smell wonderful as well. In this recipe we'll be making our own chicken broth by boiling a whole chicken with a variety of vegetables. It...

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Pasta e Fagioli – Pasta and Bean Soup

Pasta e Fagioli – Pasta and Bean Soup

When it's cold outside and you want a hot comforting meal, this Pasta e Fagioli soup really hits the spot. In the U.S. you may have heard people refer to this soup as Pasta Fazool. It’s a traditional Italian soup made with pasta and beans. It’s super easy to make and...

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Dessert Recipes

Spice Cake With Chocolate Frosting

Spice Cake With Chocolate Frosting

At this time of year we like to bake with spices. This spice cake with chocolate frosting is one of our family's favorites. It's basically a Yorkshire Parkin but we add chocolate frosting to make is similar to a cake we remember from childhood. A local Philadelphia...

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Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

We love chocolate. And we love brownies. We made these chocolate brownies using a heart-shaped mold to show our love.Now you may be thinking how are chocolate brownies on the Mediterranean diet? Well, that's part of the reason we call this website "Mostly"...

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Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide for Mediterranean Diet Lovers

Holiday Gift Guide for Mediterranean Diet Lovers

It's that time of year when we are searching for holiday gifts while at the same time are starting to think about our New Year's resolutions. Our holiday gift guide for Mediterranean diet lovers can solve both problems. The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest...

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Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

The Mediterranean diet pyramid, as you can see in the picture above, puts emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, herbs, spices, and healthy fats, especially extra virgin olive oil. These foods should be consumed every day.A traditional...

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The Mediterranean diet is all about gorgeous, seasonal food shared with family and friends. As Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” So come join us for a little magic and lots of pasta.

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